Classes

OhioHealth offers classes, programs and events at the following locations:

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital  
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital
OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital
OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital
OhioHealth Marion General Hospital
OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus 
OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital
OhioHealth MedCentral Hospitals
 OhioHealth Bing Cancer Center
 OhioHealth McConnell Heart Health Center
 OhioHealth Grant Health and Fitness Center

Insurance reimbursement is available for OhioHealth associates enrolled in an OhioHealth benefits plan.
Look for this sign  to identify those programs.

 

Assistance for the Breastfeeding MotherConsult with a board-certified lactation consultant before or after you deliver. Pumps are available to rent. Call for an appointment or for breast pump rental information.
Locations:
Grady Memorial Hospital: (740) 615.2116
Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.3434  
Fee: $65 / Family

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Babyweigh Station You might wonder whether your baby is gaining the appropriate amount of weight. Bring your infant to the weigh station to find out just how much baby has gained. An appointment is necessary only at Grady location.
All Locations: FREE
Grady Memorial Hospital: (740) 615.2116
O'Bleness Hospital: (740) 592.9364
Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.3434

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Breastfeeding Basics Learn from lactation educators about the natural process of breastfeeding, lactation and physiology of the breast, positioning, identification of infant feeding cues, nutrition and storage of breast milk.
Location: Marion General Hospital
Register by phone: (740) 383.8484

Jun 1       M       6 - 8 p.m.               $35/Couple 
Jul 6        M       10 a.m. - 12 p.m.     $35/Couple 
Aug 3       M       6 - 8 p.m.               $35/Couple 
Sep 7       M      10 a.m. - 12 p.m.     $35/Couple

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Breastfeeding Follow Up SessionsAt breastfeeding follow-up sessions, our board certified lactation consultant discusses breastfeeding management issues, provides a baby weight check, and answers questions and concerns. Follow-up sessions are offered every other week at O'Bleness Hospital Conference Room 06. Starting January 2015 sessions will be offered once a month.
Instructor: Michele Biddlestone, BS, IBCLC
Location: O'Bleness Hospital
Call for more information: (740) 592.9364

Jun 10       W    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.      FREE

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BREASTFEEDING HELPLINE Speak with a board-certified lactation consultant about your breastfeeding questions and concerns.
Locations:
Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.3434
Grady Memorial Hospital: (740) 615.2116
O'Bleness Hospital: (740) 592.9364

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Breastfeeding Moms Group Join other breastfeeding mothers and share breastfeeding experiences and information. A lactation consultant is available to answer questions.
Just drop by - no registration required. Parking vouchers are provided for valet or surface parking.
Location: Women's Center at Riverside: FREE
Call for more information: (614) 566.3434
Group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

 

Breastfeeding Preparation Class Learn from lactation educators about the natural process of breastfeeding, lactation and physiology of the breast, positioning, identification of infant feeding cues, nutrition
and storage of breast milk. Partners are encouraged to attend.

Columbus Locations: $35/Couple
Click hospital names below to view available dates and times and/or to register online. 
Register by phone: (614) 4-HEALTH
Doctors Hospital 
Riverside Methodist Hospital 
Dublin Methodist Hospital 
Ann Burba Crane Center at Grant

Location: Athens - O'Bleness Hospital - Conf. Room 010
Instructor: Michele Biddlestone, BS, IBCLC
Register by phone: (740) 592.9364

Jun 3        W     5:30 - 8 p.m.        FREE
Aug 5        W     5:30 - 8 p.m.        FREE

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Class for Breastfeeding Working MothersThis class covers a wide variety of topics designed especially for working mothers who breastfeed their babies, including: preparing to go back to work, returning to work, pumping and storing breastmilk, choosing a breastpump and other issues such as maintenance of milk supply and resources and products that are especially helpful.
Instructor: Michele Biddlestone, BS, IBCLC
Location: O'Bleness Hospital
Call for more information: (740) 592.9364

Jul 1         W      5:30 - 7:30 p.m.      FREE
Sep 2        W      5:30 - 7:30 p.m.      FREE

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Infant Medical Scale RentalSome infants need closer weight gain monitoring. For your convenience, medical grade scales are available to rent for home use.
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
The Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.5353

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Nursing Bra Fitting and SalesWe offer the best selection of quality nursing bras in the region. Choose from styles by Bravado, Medela and Fancee Free. Bras are professionally fitted for comfort and function. Appointments recommended and available Monday through Friday; 9 to 5 p.m.
Location: 
The Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.3434

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OhioHealth Mothers' Milk BankThe OhioHealth Mothers' Milk Bank, a service of Grant Medical Center, provides human milk to premature infants and babies who are failing to thrive or have life-threatening diseases or conditions. To learn more about donating milk, call (614) 566.0630.
Location:  Eastside Health Center

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Riverside Outpatient Lactation ServicesThe outpatient lactation services for Riverside Methodist Hospital are located in the Women’s Center at Riverside, with a full range of programs and services to support lactation and breastfeeding.
Location:
The Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.3434