Maternal Health Events

Welcome to the Foundation’s 2024 public health program events page! All events are free and open to the community or program participants. Find the classes that interest you below.

Childbirth Education Classes

Learn new parenting basics and other useful information to prepare yourself for the birth experience! Lessons include: nutrition, relaxation techniques, stages of labor, breastfeeding, partner support and more!

There are two classes per ‘session’. Participants must attend both classes in the month you register.

Where: Ruth Bennet Community Room, 1350 W. 9th Street, Chester, PA

When: Second and third Tuesday of every month from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Register: Fill out registration form here. 

 

Lactation Cafe

Calling all new mothers! Join us to receive breastfeeding support from Certified Lactation Consultants and counselors. Meet other moms, share tips, and socialize in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. There will be breastfeeding supplies, demonstrations and more!

Where and When:

Last Thursday of every month

In Person: 6/27, 8/29, 10/31
1260 East Woodland Avenue, Suite 215 Springfield, PA
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Virtual via Zoom: 7/25, 9/26
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
*Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the class

Registration: Fill out the form here to register.

Childbirth Advocacy Training

A discussion on advocating for the birth you want. During this training you will learn how to advocate for yourself, your partner, or your client.

Where:  All classes are held on zoom. Register to receive zoom link. 
When: 6/4, 7/2, 8/6, 9/3, 10/1 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Registration: Fill out the form here to register.

Infant Mortality Awareness

Coming in July. Check back for more details coming soon.

World Breastfeeding Month

August is world breastfeeding month! Check back later for more information on upcoming events.

Self Care + Wellness Series

Coming in September 2024. Check back later for more information on upcoming events.

 

Questions? Contact: Meah El