Thursday, April 26, 2018

Sutter Amador Hospital Hosts Celebration for Generations of Mothers - Sat May 5

Looking for a special way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? If you are an expecting mother,
Sutter Amador Hospital is excited to host a celebration for generations of women to learn the latest techniques in newborn care while celebrating motherhood.

Grandmother Tea invites expecting mothers and their moms to attend a free information session with experts from the hospital to discuss the best practices in infant care including safe sleeping behavior, breastfeeding, cue-based feeding and much more while bonding over tea, sandwiches and dessert.

“Being a grandmother is one of the most special bonds in this world,” said Diane Hosmer, R.N. MSN IBCLC of Sutter Medical Foundation, Women’s Services Center. “Our Grandmother Tea event takes an opportunity to celebrate this special bond while providing both expecting moms and grandmothers with the latest techniques in infant care. It’s about providing both women with new information and ways to support each other in these new, important roles.”

Sutter Amador Hospital welcomes more than 25 newborns each month, roughly a kindergarten class, and is the first in the Sutter Health system to offer a Grandmother Tea event that focuses on hospital experts educating grandparents in infant care.

Event details:
This event is free and open to women in the community, including expecting moms and their mothers. Seating is limited so please register in advance by calling 209-223-7452.

Saturday, May 5
Noon to 3:30 p.m.
Sutter Amador Hospital

In addition to receiving the latest information on newborn care, attendees will also have the opportunity to ask hospital experts questions and get firsthand advice on how to prepare for a new baby. The hospital will also provide free education materials, prizes and refreshments for attendees.
To register for Grandmother Tea, call 209-223-7452. For more information about the childbirth education classes offered at Sutter Amador Hospital, visit sutteramador.org.

This free event is sponsored by Sutter Amador Hospital and Amador Calaveras Breastfeeding Coalition in partnership with First 5 Amador, WIC, Calaveras Public Health and Amador Public Health.

Sutter Amador Hospital was recently designated as a Baby-Friendly hospital by Baby-Friendly USA, one of 500 in the U.S and the fourth of Sutter Health facilities. A Baby-Friendly designation is given to select hospitals worldwide recognizing birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies.

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