Conway Regional offers a variety of classes and events for the community.
Childbirth Classes - All childbirth classes are held at the Conway Regional Women's Center in Classroom 1 and are taught by certified childbirth educators. Dates are subject to change with advanced notice. Refunds are limited to those individuals unable to attend class due to early delivery, medical complications or physician recommendation. Other refund requests will be reviewed based on merit.
To register for a class online, select the class name below.
- Fast-Track Childbirth Class
This is a fast-paced, comprehensive childbirth class that focuses on understanding the anatomy of pregnancy, stages of labor, breathing techniques, anesthesia and different laboring positions. The postpartum period and an introduction to breastfeeding tips will be covered as well. All participants will recieve the Gift of Motherhood booklet containing information on pregnancy and childbirth education.
- Breastfeeding Class
This class will discuss the wonder of the first hour after birth and how crucial skin to skin is for improving health, establishing breastfeeding and creating a bond between mother and newborn baby. This class will also discuss the benefits of breastmilk, nutrition for mom, positioning, latching on, signs of effective breastfeeding, breastfeeding vs. formula and more.
- Babycare Basics
The focus of this class to to prepare expectant parents for their new baby. Topics include characteristics of the newborn, safety, bathing, swaddling, consoling, feeding and more. All participants will also receive the Joy of Parenthood book.
- Infant CPR For Family & Friends
This class is beneficial for those who are or will be caring for an infant. It is an interactive experience in which a list of required skills will be covered and checked off. The book for this class can be picked up or mailed to participants in advance.
Blood Drives: Conway Regional Medical Center hosts Arkansas Blood Institute blood drives quarterly.
Foundation Events - Foundation events include Member Programs, annual Women's Health Fair, annual Golf Classic, Dazzle Daze, Tribute Tree and the Kitchen Store Holiday Preview.
The Conway Regional Toy Run leaves Toad Suck Harley Davidson at noon the second Saturday in December and travels to the Conway Regional Medical Center to deliver new toys for Conway Regional pediatric patients.
The calendar provides detailed information about each class/event.