Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two
Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a two-part class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Session one focuses on mom - body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, relationships, work and child care, diet and exercise and expectations. Session two is all about baby, including newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more!
Class dates are October 19 & 26.
Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)
This group is intended for individuals who are grieving the death of someone closes to them. Learn about a variety of grief topics and with opportunities to share you experience with others who understand. This group provides a safe environment to share feelings such as guilt, anger, fear, or loneliness.
Please join us at the Bereavement Center behind Twohig Flooring America, near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.
Registration is not required for open groups.
Understanding Birth - Step One
This one-day class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Participants will learn about third trimester changes in mom and baby's body; changes in mom and baby's body during labor; process of labor and fetal monitoring; signs and symptoms of labor and when to go to the hospital; stages of labor; pain control options; relaxation, comfort and distraction techniques, pushing positions; high-risk situations; and what happens after delivery. This program also includes a tour of the Women & Infants Unit birthing rooms.
Walk With a Doc at Saturday Farmers Market
Join an Agnesian HealthCare provider for an outside Walk with a Doc opportunity at the Saturday Farmers Market this summer.
Dana Vasquez, MD, Internal Medicine provider, will meet interested individuals at the corner of Macy and Fourth Street at 10 a.m. to begin the walk (weather permitting).
Preregistration not required.
Walk with a Doc is a free program held regularly at the Forest Mall in Fond du Lac. Walk with a Doc is open to the Fond du Lac and surrounding communities. Individuals are encouraged to sign up to be a Walk with a Doc member. Registration is free! Prizes are awarded quarterly based on the number of miles walked.
2017-2018 Grief Relief - Peer Support for Grieving Children & Families
Grief Relief is a peer support group for grieving children and families. We provide support for children, teens, and their families following the death of a parent, primary caregiver, sibling, family member or friend through peer support groups and education. Grief Relief's mission is to provide a safe place where children, teens, and their families can grieve openly, sharing and moving through the grief process in a supportive environment of their peers.
Family orientation is required for Grief Relief.
Walk With a Doc
Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.
The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.
Join providers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.
Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:
- Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
- Maintain or lose weight
- Boost your energy
- Improve your sleep
- Reduce stress
- Redue your risk of falls
- Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
- Increase sense of well-being and more!
For more information, call Journeys: a health resource center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.
*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.
Look Good...Feel Better - St. Agnes Hospital
Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, the Look Good...Feel Better program is designed for female cancer patients and provides instruction on how to use make-up and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
Participants will receive a complimentary make-up bag offered through a partnership of the American Cancer Society; the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation; and the National Cosmetology Association.
Classes and materials are provided free of charge to women in active cancer treatment.
Preregistration for this free program is required by registering on-line, calling Journeys at (920) 926-4960 or the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345.
Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)
Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.
Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.
Registration is not required for open groups.
Healthy Soups & Stews Cooking Demo
Join Mike Wetzel, sous-chef, for a cooking demo featuring soups and stews that are loaded with good-for-you ingredients, under 500 calories per serving, and still satisfy your chilly weather cravings.
Preregistration required. Seating is limited.
We know that sometimes emergencies arise and schedules change. If you cannot make this class, please cancel within 48 hours so other interested individuals can be accommodated.
When ADHD Isn't Always ADHD...What Else It Might Be, and What to Do
Have you ever wondered if your child or grandchild is overactive? Or if he or she has anxiety or a learning disability? A proper diagnosis is the first step. At the Treffert Clinic, we can help.
Join Tammy Langhoff, APNP, Treffert Clinic nurse practitioner, for a free open forum to discuss what to look for, what to worry about, what's normal and more!
Preregistration is required.
This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.