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Health events for July

By Staff Reports on July 1, 2022

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

 

Healthy & Balanced — Pelham  

Tuesday, July 5, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

Gibbs Cancer Center — Pelham Demo Kitchen, second floor 

Healthy and Balanced is a weight loss and physical activity support group for cancer survivors. Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a nutrient rich diet, and engaging in regular physical activity after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals. Join us monthly and work towards being healthy and balanced. Register to be contacted by our Survivorship Program Manager to discuss your participation in the program. For more information, call 864-530-6477. 

 

Table for Two  

Wednesday, June 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Wednesday, July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Wednesday, July 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Wednesday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   

Spartanburg Medical Center  

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.  

 

Healthy & Balanced—Spartanburg  

Thursday, July 7, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health, Education Room  

Healthy & Balanced is a weight loss and physical activity support group for cancer survivors. Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a nutrient rich diet, and engaging in regular physical activity after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals! Register to be contacted by our Survivorship Program Manager to discuss your participation in the program. For more information, call 864-530-6477. 

 

Prepared Breastfeeding  

Monday, July 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Tuesday, July 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

Online Class  

This two-hour class will help you get a healthy start to breastfeeding your newborn. 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 link above to register.  

 

Fatigue & Starting a New Exercise Regimen 

Tuesday, July 12, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  

Join Physical Therapist, Lauren Toth, as she discusses ways to combat fatigue and how to properly start a new exercise regimen. This discussion will be followed by group exercise. 

We ask that you wear comfortable clothing and shoes. 

For more information contact our Survivorship Team at 864-530-6477. 

 

Prepared Childbirth  

Tuesday, July 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. to 8 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 

 

Prepared Parents: Infant Care  

Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Online Class  

This class focuses on routine care for your newborn. Topics include breastfeeding, bathing, medical and safety information. Your spouse or support person is encouraged to participate. Click on the date above to register.  

 

Just the Ticket: Child Passenger Safety 

Monday, July 18, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

Online Event 

This class is designed specifically for violators of the Child Passenger Safety law. You will learn proper child passenger safety 

During this comprehensive course, offered by Spartanburg Medical Center and Safe Kids of the Piedmont, you will learn about South Carolina's child passenger safety laws, the safest way to secure your child in a vehicle, proper car seat installation, when to update or replace your child's car seat and other safety tips to help keep your child safe on the road. 

Attendees who have violations of the child passenger occupant law on their records can receive a certificate of completion as proof of participation. This class is only offered once for child passenger occupant violations. 

 

Diabetes Wellness Circle  

Tuesday, July 19, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Online Support Group  

Diabetes care and education specialists offer support, encouragement and education to anyone living with diabetes. Support persons are also encouraged to attend. Click on the link above to register.  

  

Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection  

Wednesday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Spartanburg Medical Center  

A certified child passenger safety technician will inspect your child’s car seat for proper installation. Click on the link above to register, then call 864-560-6845 before your appointment for directions to the inspection station on the campus of Spartanburg Medical Center.  

 

Cardiac Connection  

Wednesday, July 20, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Gibbs Cancer Center Auditorium — Spartanburg  

A community for people of all ages with or at risk for heart disease. Relevant topics are presented each month. If you prefer attending online, contact Dawn Maddux 864-560-8185. Click on the link above to register.  

 

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group  

Thursday, July 21, 12 p.m. to 12:30 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.  

 

Safe Kids 101 for New and Expecting Parents  

Wednesday, July 21, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Online Class  

This one-hour webinar includes information about basic car seat features, installation techniques and how to choose an appropriate car seat based on your child’s age, height and weight. You will also learn ways to avoid accidents in the home involving fire, burns, drowning, falls and poisoning. Click on the link above to register.  

 

Virtual Veg Edge: Going Gluten Free  

Wednesday, July 27, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  

Online Support Group  

This month, explore how mindful eating can help you control your eating habits. Observe as our speakers demonstrate a simple smoothie recipe. Click on the link above to register.