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Adventist HealthCare Wellness Calendar, Aug. 11 to Aug. 18, 2013

Adventist HealthCare Wellness Calendar, Aug. 11 to Aug. 18, 2013

Maternity Orientation & Tour at Washington Adventist Hospital If you are expecting a baby or planning for the future, come to a short presentation on our maternity services, and tour our labor and delivery suite and the mother/baby unit on Sat, Aug. 17. Make sure to register ahead of time!

Postpartum-Depression Support Group An ongoing free Postpartum-Depression Support Group where new mothers gather to share stories and experiences in a supportive, non-judgmental and safe environment. The group meets on Thursdays from 1:00pm to 2:00 pm in Rockville, MD.

BEST Program: Breastfeeding Education, Support & Togetherness Breastfeeding moms and their babies may join this group with a lactation consultant for breastfeeding information, support, and assistance. The group meets at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on Wed, August 14 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Discovering Motherhood – Adjusting to Your New Role If you are feeling overwhelmed by your new role, having difficulty making it through your day, or simply would like to connect with other new moms and their babies, please join us for a FREE ongoing weekly support group for moms at Great Beginnings Children’s Store in Gaithersburg on Mondays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Adventist HealthCare Walking Club Adventist HealthCare and Westfield Montgomery Mall have teamed up to promote healthy and active lifestyles in our community via our Adventist HealthCare Walking Club. Join us for a walk this Tuesday, August 13 in the Westfield Montgomery Mall food court from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.

Monthly Blood Pressure Testing Get your blood pressure checked for free at Washington Adventist Hospital on August 12 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, August 7 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, or August 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.


Coming up next month:

Takoma Park Folk Festival Washington Adventist Hospital will be offering free health information and screenings including grip strength and blood pressure at this year’s Takoma Park Folk Festival on Sept. 8 from 10:30 a.m-6:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park Middle School located at 7611 Piney Branch Rd.

Takoma Park Community Health Fair Stop by the Takoma Park community center health fair on Sept. 18 from 4-6 p.m. located at 7500 Maple Ave., for free information on heart disease, stroke, mental health and diabetes, along with free health screenings including bone density, grip strength and blood pressure testing, provided by Washington Adventist Hospital.

For more information on upcoming events and registration, check

Adventist HealthCare

Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, Md., is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization of dedicated professionals who work together each day to provide excellent wellness, disease management and health-care services to the community.

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