February Community Classes And Events

All these classes and more will be offered in late January or February by Gwinnett Medical Center. If a registration number is not listed, please call 678-312-5000 to register, or register online at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes.

Scroll to the bottom of the list to see ongoing support groups. A full list of support groups is available here.


Pre-Diabetes Class
Learn effective lifestyle strategies that can dramatically improve your overall health and reduce your chances of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Jan. 29 (Thur.) 6 p.m.
Diabetes & Nutrition Education Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth,
GA 30096
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE



Something New About You: Girl-ology
When girls learn about puberty before it happens, they face it with greater confidence and even excitement. This is the perfect time to start healthy, factual conversations. For fourth- and fifth-grade girls and their moms (or mom substitute)
Feb. 22 (Sun.) 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Medical Center Resource Center
665 Duluth Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Fee: $75 per parent-child pair. Registration is required at girlology.com


Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Be
Children ages 3 to 10 will tour the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion, discuss what to expect, practice holding and swaddling, and make a birthday card. Parents also receive materials on sibling preparation.
Jan. 27 or Feb. 24 (Tue.) 6:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $20 per child, $10 for each additional child


Car Seat Class
Learn what to consider when choosing a car seat, hot to install it and the techniques to secure your child in the seat. You can also have your car seat checked by a certified car seat safety technician to determine if your car seat has been properly installed.
Feb. 12 (Thur.) 6:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $20 per person/couple


Healthy Childbirth Weekend
Please join us for our condensed weekend class series that is taken during your third trimester. You will learn signs of labor, breathing & relaxation techniques, medical interventions, and more. A tour of Gwinnett Women's Pavilion is included.
Jan. 30 (Fri.) 6 - 9 p.m. and Jan. 31 (Sat.) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
OR
Feb. 27 (Fri.) 6 - 9 p.m. and Feb. 28 (Sat.) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $95 per couple


Newborn Care
This single session class helps expectant parents prepare to care for a newborn.
Feb. 3 (Tue.) 7 p.m. OR Feb. 21 (Sat.) 9 a.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $40 per couple



Support Groups

Jack Jacob Aphasia Conversation Group
Every Thursday, 1 p.m.
Mango Room
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

Women’s Cancer Support Group
Second Tuesday each month, 6:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Professional Dr., Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
For more information call 678-312-4010
FREE. No registration required


Stroke Support Group
For survivors and caregivers.
Third Wednesday each month, 1:30 p.m.
Kiwi Room.
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

Caregiver Support Group
Designed to make it possible for families and loved ones to understand their feelings about the impact cancer has had on their daily lives.
First Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., or
Third Tuesday each month, 11 a.m. – noon
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
FREE. No registration required

Men to Men Cancer Support Group (Starts Oct. 28, 2014)
Men with any type of cancer are welcome
Fourth Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
FREE. No registration required



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