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April 2021 Events for Spartanburg Regional
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April 2021 Events for Spartanburg Regional

By Staff Reporter on March 31, 2021

Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s April events. This month, expectant mothers can prepare for their childbirth experience in one of our prenatal classes. Find out what makes someone more likely to develop kidney stones. Learn how to have hard discussions about end-of-life wishes with loved ones. 

All events are online and hosted in Microsoft Teams. You must register to receive an email link to join prior to the scheduled event date. 

 

Table for Two — Online Breastfeeding Support Group 

Wednesdays in April, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Online Support Group 

Table for Two is a weekly, casual gathering for breastfeeding mothers and their babies to talk with other moms, discuss concerns and learn tips on breastfeeding. Attendance is encouraged after your baby is 2 weeks old. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Prepared Breastfeeding 

Monday, April 5, 6 - 8 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 20, 6 - 8 p.m. 
Online Class 

This two-hour class will help you get a healthy start to breastfeeding your newborn. You will learn about milk production, feeding cues, latching techniques, milk storage and problem-solving tips for successful breastfeeding. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Please feel free to include your spouse or support person. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the preferred date above to register. 

 

Prepared Parents: Infant Care 

Thursday, April 8, 6 - 8 p.m. 

Online Class 

Designed to prepare expectant parents for their baby’s impending arrival, this class teaches routine care for a newborn. Topics include breastfeeding, diapering, bathing, medical and safety information, and much more. Please feel free to include your spouse or support person. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Weight Loss Support Group 

Thursday, April 13, 6 – 6:30 p.m. 
Online Support Group 

An Upstate area support group for patients in all phases of the surgical weight loss process. Network with others who have experienced similar challenges with the lifestyle changes necessary to lose weight and keep it off successfully. Click on the date above to register. 

 

Prepared Childbirth 

Tuesday, April 13, 6 - 8:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 22, 6 - 8:30 p.m. 

Online Class 

Learn everything you need to know about the childbirth process and the options available to you during pregnancy, labor and delivery. The information you learn in this comprehensive, fact-based class will help reduce your anxiety and help you have a more positive birth experience. Your spouse or support person is encouraged to participate. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the preferred date above to register. 

 

National Soy Foods Month – Cook-along 

Wednesday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Online Webinar 

Celebrate National Soy Foods month by virtually cooking alongside us while learning about the benefits of whole soy foods. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Stone Cold Facts About Kidney Stones 

Wednesday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Online Webinar 

What makes someone more likely to develop kidney stones? Urologist Michael Pryor, MD will discuss prevention, causes, symptoms and the treatment of kidney stones. If you would like to hear the discussion, but cannot make the live event, please click on the link to register and you will receive a recording for playback. 

 

Safe Kids 101 for New and Expecting Parents 

Thursday, April 15, 4 - 5 p.m. 

Online Support Group 

This one-hour webinar includes safety topics that will help you keep your child safe and avoid accidents and injuries in the car and at home. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Diabetes Wellness Circle 

Tuesday, April 20, 12 - 1 p.m. 
Online Support Group 

A monthly online support group intended to support, encourage and educate anyone living with diabetes. Each session will contain 30 minutes of education followed by 30 minutes of discussion. If you, a loved one or family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you are encouraged to join. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Bridging the Gap Between Death and Dying 

Thursday, April 22, 12 – 1:30 p.m. 
Online Webinar 

Author and storyteller, Kimberly Paul will encourage you to think about, discuss and write down your end-of-life desires. She will also coordinate a panel discussion featuring Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System experts who will answer your questions and introduce you to resources. If you would like to hear the discussion, but cannot make the live event, please click on the link above to register and you will receive a recording for playback. 

 
Weight Loss Surgery – Online Video Presentation 

Available to view anytime 
Online Video 

Is weight loss surgery right for you? This video covers detailed information about gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy weight loss surgery. The video lasts approximately 20 minutes and must be viewed in its entirety before a consultation appointment with the physician can be scheduled. If you have questions, call 864-560-7070 for more information. To view the video, click on the link above.