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Spartanburg Regional Virtual Events for September
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Spartanburg Regional Virtual Events for September

By Staff Reports on August 23, 2021

Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s September events. This month learn ways to keep your child safe at home and while in a vehicle. Expectant mothers can prepare for their childbirth experience in one of our prenatal classes. Cancer patients can learn the benefits of whole food, plant-based nutrition. 

All online events are 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 September, 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. 

Online Support Group 

Table for Two is a weekly, casual gathering for breastfeeding mothers 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. 

 

Child Passenger Safety Seat – Virtual Inspection 

Thursday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Virtual meeting 

We want to make sure your child’s car seat is properly installed, and the experts of Safe Kids of the Piedmont and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System are here to help. Click on the link above to register. After you register, our certified child passenger safety technician will contact you to set up an appointment time. Virtual inspections are hosted in Microsoft Teams or via a FaceTime call. 

 

Food for Life — A Virtual Offering 

Thursday, Sept. 2, 9, 16 and 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Online Class 

This class is only open to cancer patients who commit to attend all four sessions. Learn the benefits of whole food, plant-based nutrition. The participation fee is waived if you commit to attend all four sessions. Click on the date above to register. After you register, you will receive a call from the cancer survivorship program coordinator to confirm acceptance into this program. 

 

Prepared Parents: Infant Care 

Thursday, Sept. 9, 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. 

 

Prepared Childbirth 

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 6 – 8:30 p.m. 

Thursday, Sept. 23, 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.  

 

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group 

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 12 – 12:30 p.m. 
Online Support Group 

This is 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 

Thursday, Sept. 16, 4 – 5 p.m. 

Online Class 

This one-hour class 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. 

 

Just the Ticket: Child Car Safety Course 

Monday, Sept. 20, 4 – 5 p.m. 

Online Class 

Learn about South Carolina’s child passenger safety laws and ways to keep your child safe while in a vehicle. Attendees who have violations of the child passenger occupant law on their records can receive a certificate of completion as proof of participation. Click on the link above to register. 

 

Diabetes Wellness Circle 

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 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. 

 

Prepared Breastfeeding 

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6 – 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 preferred date above to register. 

 

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, please call 864-560-7070 for more information. To view the video, click on the link above.