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Description

Safe Kids of West Tennessee Coalition will host Safe Kids Day. This fun and educational event will feature kid friendly games focusing on various safety topics. There will also be plenty of safety resources for parents and grandparents.

For more information or questions about this event, contact Lynda Snider at 731-541-4948 or at lynda.snider@wth.org .


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Location
Jackson Fairgrounds Park
800 South Highland Ave.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 04/22/2017 10:00am
Cost
This is a free event.
Description

Girl Talk is designed for moms and their pre-adolescent daughters to learn together about increased communication and issues they will face as they transition from a girl into a young woman. Topics discussed include body changes, reproduction, decision making, and family values. For girls ages 9-12. The four weekly sessions are two hours each and present factual information about sexuality and the promoting of self esteem. This class encourages the importance of open communication within the family. Moms attend the first session alone, then daughters join them for the remaining three classes. Pre-registration is required. To register please call 731-541-6448.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Judy Arrington at 731-541-4947 or at Judy.Arrington@wth.org .

Location
Women & Children Community Education Classroom
637 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Dates
Monday 04/03/2017 6:00pm
Monday 04/10/2017 6:00pm
Monday 04/17/2017 6:00pm
Monday 04/24/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$30 per family
Description

This one-time class is for both mom and dad. Class covers all the basics of taking care of a newborn (umbilical cord care, circumcision care, diaper rash, colic, bathing, burping, bonding, safe sleep and more).

For more information or questions about this class, contact Avis Austin at 731-541-4970 or at avis.austin@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Wednesday 04/05/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

A one-time class that prepares women and their support person for breastfeeding. Topics covered include what to expect for the first several
weeks and beyond, importance of good positioning
and latch, pumping, hand expression and how your
support person can help with breastfeeding. Taught by a Registered Nurse. Offered Monthly. Fee: $10

For more information or questions about this class, contact Avis Austin at 731-541-4970 or at avis.austin@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Thursday 04/06/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

This class teaches youth ages 11-14 how to be a responsible baby sitter. Safety is emphasized as well as how to keep the children and the parents happy. Also learn how to start and maintain your own babysitting business.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Avis Austin at 731-541-4970 or at avis.austin@wth.org .

Location
Women & Children Community Education Classroom
637 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 04/08/2017 9:00am
Cost
$15

Description

Those soon-to-be big brothers and sisters will learn what their role will be when their new baby arrives. Children will learn about newborn behavior and basic baby care, along with touring the Women's Center. Each child will receive a T-shirt that proudly states "I'm the big brother/sister." For ages three and up. Please call to register. 731-541-6448

For more information or questions about this class, contact Avis Austin at 731-541-4970 or at avis.austin@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 04/08/2017 10:00am
Cost
$10 per child or $20 per family