Maternal Support Education Sessions

The VillageĀ is a series of monthly virtual (Zoom) education sessions hosted by our Maternal Support Nurse. Sessions may become in-person in the future, depending on Public Health restrictions.

To register phone 780-865-4211

Click HERE to view our Events Calendar containing these and other Bighorn PCN events.

Preparing for Baby

November 9th 2021 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Newborn Supply Checklist/Hospital Checklist
  • Prenatal Class Benefits
  • Supportive Books
  • Birth Plans
Feeding Your Baby

December 14th 2021 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Breastfeeding
  • Formula Feeding
  • Vitamin D
  • Breast Health
  • Breastfeeding Complications (Mastitis/Plugged Milk Ducts/Engorgement)
  • Breast Pumps/Manual Pumps/Hakaa
  • Storage of Breast Milk
Maternal Fatigue and Safe Sleep

January 11th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Caregiver Burnout
  • Safe Sleep
  • Fatigue and Coping
  • Sleep Training
Colic and Crying

February 8th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Crying Plans
  • Define Colic
  • Normal vs. Not normal
  • Therapeutic Suggestions
Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

March 8th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Define and Understand
  • Risk Factors
  • Prevention
  • Supports Tree
  • Guest: Bighorn PCN Social Worker
Understanding Immunizations

April 12th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Q&A Format for discussion
  • Risk Factors
  • Prevention
  • Supports Tree
Injury Prevention

May 10th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Car Seat Safety
  • Bath Safety
  • Falls
  • Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Detectors
  • Choking/Safe Toys
  • Environmental Health (2nd hand smoke, sun exposure/sunscreen)
  • Temperature Control and Over/Underdressing
  • Fevers/Thermometers
Parenting Challenges

June 14th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Night waking
  • Parenting/bonding
  • Family Conflict/Stress
  • Siblings
  • Circle of Security
Child Development

July 12th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Ages and Stages
  • Milestones
  • Expectations
  • What can we do to promote development as parents
  • Talk Box
Sex and Intimacy

August 9th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Contraception
  • Finding the time for intimacy
  • Physical Changes
  • Pelvic Floor Discussion
  • When is it safe after baby is born?
Community Supports

September 13th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Review of Hinton Community Supports for Moms and their newborns
Hot Topics

October 11th 2022 from 10:00-11:00am

  • Jaundice
  • Gestational Diabetes
    • with Bighorn PCN Chronic Disease Management Nurse
  • GBS +/-
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis