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G: Greenville | S: Spartanburg | P: Pickens

G —Meet the Midwives at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Greenville Midwifery Care and Birth Center. The event is free but registration is required. To register, visit http://ghs.org/events.

S —Table for Two, a mom and baby luncheon, is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. The event is an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns with other new mothers. Babies should be 8 weeks – 6 months old. Do not attend if either mom or baby is sick. To register, visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — A baby basicsclass is 10 – 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The event is taught by a certified lactation consultant and provides support and information for moms of newborns ages birth – 3 months. The class is free. Registration is not required. Visit www.parksidepediatrics.com or call 864-272-0388.

G —Community yoga class is 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The program is for beginners through all stages and is taught by a certified instructor. The class is free, but a donation of $10 towards Mission Parkside is suggested. Registration is not required. Visit www.parksidepediatrics.com or call 864-272-0388.

G —Prenatal yogaclass is 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday sat the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The program is for expectant mothers in weeks 12 – 40 of their pregnancies and is taught by a certified prenatal yoga instructor. The class is free, but a donation of $10 towards Mission Parkside is suggested. Registration is not required. Visit www.parksidepediatrics.com or call 864-272-0388.

G — A breast-feeding basics class is offered at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The class is free. Registration is requested but not required. Couples are invited to come together. For details, visit www.parksidepediatrics.com or call 864-272-0388.

G —Great Expectations Hospital Tours are offered
Nov. 8 and 22 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

S — A maternity tour is offered Nov. 9 and 16 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. To register, visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — The Cloth Diapering Group of Greenville meets regularly at the Burdette Branch Library. The group provides information, advice and a sense of community to cloth diapering families. Children of all ages are welcome. Call 864-357-7428 or email greenvilleclothdiaper@gmail.com.

G — A breast-feeding class is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Registration is required. Call 877-447-4636 or visit www.ghs.org.

G — A sibling class for ages 3 – 8 prepares children for the birth of a new baby. The class meets at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Call 877-447-4636 or visit www.ghs.org.

G —Prepared childbirth classes are offered at St. Francis Eastside.  A full-day class with comfort measures (breathing and relaxation techniques) is at 9 a.m. Nov. 12. The cost is $70. A half-day class without comfort measures is at 9 a.m. Nov. 28. The cost is $50. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

S — A breast-feeding class is 6 p.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 1 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G —Prepared childbirth classes are Nov. 5 and 19 at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. The course helps parents understand the birth process. Call 877-447-4636 or visit www.ghs.org/events.

G —OB tours are available at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Call 877-447-4636 or visit www.ghs.org/events.

G — The Greenville La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month and at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at MD360 Verdae. All expectant and new mothers are welcome to attend for breast-feeding information and support. For more information, email LLLTiffanyCraig@gmail.com.

G — The Postpartum Support Group of the Upstate meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at 11-D Barkingham Lane, Greenville. Call Susan at 864-419-3289.

G —Birth to 10 Days, a class covering newborn care for the first 10 days of life, is at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

G — A seminar on introducing a newborn to pets is at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

G —Caring for Your Baby, a class covering baby basics, is offered Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

S —Prepared childbirth classes are offered beginning Nov. 8 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. The class prepares mothers and a support person for the birth process. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G —Blessingways, a gathering of new and expectant families, is 2 – 4 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at Earthfare. The event is free and includes a birth story, informational workshop and more. Email info@upstatebirthnetwork.org.

S — The Spartanburg La Leche League meets at 12:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Labors of Love Birth Center. Expectant and new mothers are welcome to join for breast-feeding information and support. Membership is not required. Call 864-969-2345.

S — An infant care class, covering the basics of care, is Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2229 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

S — A Sibling Class for ages 3 – 12 is offered Nov. 17 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

S — A Newborn Care Class is offered Nov. 17 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — Family Birthing Center Tours are offered Tuesdays in November at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — A Breast-Feeding Class is offered Nov. 7 and Dec. 1 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

G —Meet the Doula is at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at www.stfrancishealth.org or call 864-675-4400.

S — A Sibling Class is offered Nov. 10 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Big brothers and sisters can learn what to expect when a new baby comes home from the hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

P — La Leche League of the Easley/Pickens Area meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Central/Clemson Library and at 10 a.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Anderson Library. All breast feeding mothers and mothers-to-be are welcome to attend. Babies and young children are always welcome. Call a LLL Leader for breast feeding questions and information: Gina (Seneca/Clemson area) 864-885-1023, Tara (Easley/Pickens area) 864-850-9809 or Krista (Iva/Anderson area) 864-348-6456.

> The Mothers’ Milk Bank, a nonprofit organization, needs nursing mothers to donate breast milk. To learn more, call 877-375-6645 or visit www.mothersmilk.org.

> The Upstate Baby-Wearing Group meets monthly in Greenville, Spartanburg and Clemson. For locations and times, visit https://upstatebabywearers.wordpress.com.

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