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Early Pregnancy Class - The First Trimester

Event Date:  December 18, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Education for "mothers to be", this class will discuss the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It is designed to give you to and your baby the healthiest start possible by providing information on those early weeks of pregnancy: body changes, nutrition and prenatal fitness. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

4 Week Birth Class Series

Event Date:  December 10, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:45pm This program is designed for the expectant mother and her partner to prepare for the birth experience. Class includes information about the birth process, comfort measures, pain control and birth technologies such as induction, augmentation and cesarean birth. Postpartum recovery and newborn appearance and transitional care are addressed. Class meets once a week for four weeks. If payment for this class is a hardship please contact us at 443-481-6122 Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Smart Chef: Healthy Holiday Cooking

Event Date:  December 5, 2013 - 6:30pm You can eat healthy for the holidays and enjoy it. Get some great ideas for your holiday parties from our guest chef and sample some of her delicious specialties. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Lose Weight and Soar to Better Health: Learn About Weight Loss Solutions Seminar

Event Date:  December 3, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm This is a free seminar designed for people who are obese by 100 pounds or more and who want to learn about surgical weight loss options. In this seminar, Dr. Alex Gandsas, an expert bariatric surgeon who has performed 2,200 bariatric procedures, will describe three different options for surgical weight loss, the process involved and what is required before, during and after surgery. During this small group session, you will have plenty of time to ask questions and get answers about the procedure, and also make an appointment with Dr. Gandsas. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Maternity Tour

Event Date:  December 2, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Participants will tour all 3 floors of the Clatanoff Pavilion. They will learn about Family Centered Maternity Care, visitor guidelines and birth practices, tour birthing suites and a mother-baby room. The participants will visit the Mother-Baby unit and learn about the care they will receive after the baby is born as well as the security measures in place to ensure their safety. Location AAMC Hospital Pavilion North Lobby 2001 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

DocsTalk Pillow Talk: Secrets of Sound Sleep

Event Date:  November 14, 2013 - 6:00pm Join us for docsTALK, our popular health show co-hosted by Briana Walton, MD and John Martin, MD. During Pillow Talk, they will interview guest experts Barbara Hutchinson, MD, cardiology, and Ira Weinstein, MD, sleep disorders specialist, about how to get a good night’s rest. Get the scoop on how you can improve your sleep habits and wake-up feeling refreshed and rested. After the show, get answers to your medical questions in small group breakout sessions. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Baby? Maybe.

Event Date:  November 13, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm Is a baby in your future? Learn how to have a safe smart pregnancy from the experts at Anne Arundel Medical Center. We'll cover smart nutrition prior to and during pregnancy, tips for exercise, budgeting for baby and why Anne Arundel Medical Center is the safe smart place to deliver your baby. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders (Waugh Chapel)

Event Date:  November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm Learn about all the things our mothers, sisters and girlfriends never told us about pelvic floor disorders (PFDs). Join Briana Walton, MD, medical director of the Women’s Center for Pelvic Health, and other female urogynecologists in a discussion about PFD signs, symptoms and treatment options. Invite your girlfriends too for an evening of powerful conversation that could change how you’re living your life. Location Waugh Chapel Community Center 1326 Main Chapel Way, Gambrills, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Smart Woman Series -- Spa girl: Stress reduction

Event Date:  November 7, 2013 - 6:30pm The holidays are a stressful time of year. Learn some fun relaxation techniques and stress busters. Our experts will discuss ways to manage stressors, relax and take control of our busy schedules. Learn to focus on what is really important and count the blessings in your life. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps

Lose Weight and Soar to Better Health: Learn About Weight Loss Solutions Seminar

Event Date:  November 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm This is a free seminar designed for people who are obese by 100 pounds or more and who want to learn about surgical weight loss options. In this seminar, Dr. Alex Gandsas, an expert bariatric surgeon who has performed 2,200 bariatric procedures, will describe three different options for surgical weight loss, the process involved and what is required before, during and after surgery. During this small group session, you will have plenty of time to ask questions and get answers about the procedure, and also make an appointment with Dr. Gandsas. Location Doordan Institute, AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor 2000 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, Md United States See map: Google Maps