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CPR

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

CPR / First Aid Combo Class

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
7 pm
This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. The course is offered once a month on the first Tuesday of the month. A Health Care Provider Course is also offered once monthly for students who must have the training for allied health careers or other job requirements. Please contact the office for dates of the Health Care Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health. This year First Aid Class will be included with the 5:30 pm CPR Class every other month on the first Tuesday at 7 pm. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in June & September at SBL. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Arcola Parade

Saturday, September 7, 2019
4 pm
Arcola Parade Read more

Dine with a Doc - Sleep Disorders

Monday, September 9, 2019
11 am to 1 pm
Shelbyville Senior Center   Read more

Understanding Your Grief

Monday, September 9, 2019
6:30 to 8 pm
When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand your often complex and painful thoughts and feelings. Join us for this 8-week grief group where you will explore different ways to help yourself heal. Please call 1-800-454-4055 and talk to our Bereavement Counselors Dawn Sexton or Resa Ware to register for this free class no later than September 9, 2019. Seating is limited to 25. Read more

2019 Lincolnland Hospice Binga

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
5:30 pm
By spending an evening playing bingo with friends, community members can help provide comfort as well as end-of-life wishes to Lincolnland Hospice patients and their families in 20-Illinois counties. To purchase tickets, contact the SBL Health Foundation at (217) 258-2511. Read more

Orthopedic Innovations - WEIU-TV Being Well

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7 to 8 pm
Tune into WEIU-TV’s “Being Well” for an hour-long live broadcast on new advancements in orthopedics including: MAKO Robotics Tourniquet-free Surgery Anterior Hip Approach Biologics Innovative Procedures Orthopedic Innovations As the show’s featured experts, SBL Orthopedists Peter Bonutti, MD, FACS, and Eric Brewer, DO, will answer questions live on the air. Questions? Ask us. Send your questions to weiu@weiu.net in advance of the broadcast, or call into the show at 1-877-727-9348. Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Coles County Community Expo

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9 to 11 am
Coles County Community Expo at Home Church, Charleston, IL Read more

Dine with a Doc - Neurology

Thursday, September 12, 2019
11 am to 1 pm
Effingham Senior Center Gerry Widmann, PsyD and Derek Phillips, PsyD discuss Neurology Read more

Sullivan Senior Center Expo

Friday, September 13, 2019
12 to 2 pm
Sullivan Senior Center Expo Read more

Newton Parade

Saturday, September 14, 2019
10 am
Newton Parade Read more

Dine with a Doc - Sleep Disorders

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
11 am to 1 pm
Sleep Disorders - Casey Senior Center Read more

2019 We've Got Your Back! Epidural Class

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
6 to 7 pm
(This class is offered free of charge to everyone.) Enjoy a discussion lead by a member of our SBL anesthesia team.   Class content includes: - Use of Analgesics During Labor - Effectiveness, Side Effects, When to Use - Use of Epidurals and Other Regional Anesthetics - Effectiveness, Side Effects, When to Use - What to Expect - How is the Epidural Placed? Bring: Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A MUST if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help you be prepared for a successful breastfeeding journey!  Class content includes:  - Breastfeeding Basics – How To Know You’re Doing It “Right”! - Avoiding Common Breastfeeding Pitfalls - How To Know Your Baby Is Getting Enough - Pumping – Which Pumps Are Best, Going Back to Work, Storing Milk - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without - The Benefits of Breastfeeding Bring: Nothing to bring; birth partner attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, September 19, 2019
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief support group open to anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets from 1- 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Dine with a Doc - Neurology

Friday, September 20, 2019
11 am to 1 pm
Neurology discussion with Jill Thompson, APRN, Sarah Bush Lincoln Neurology services. Read more

Martinsville Parade

Friday, September 20, 2019
3 pm
Martinsville Parade Read more

Marshall Parade

Saturday, September 21, 2019
11 am
Marshall Parade Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Greenup Parade

Saturday, September 28, 2019
11 am
Greenup Parade Read more

Paris Parade

Saturday, September 28, 2019
11 am
Paris Parade Read more

CPR

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

A.W.A.K.E. of Illinois

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6 to 8 pm
Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic A Health Awareness Group for People Affected by Sleep Apnea Thursday, June 6 • 6 to 8 pm Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln Entrance C on the north side of the Health Center Family and friends are welcome. Free mask fitting and pressure checks available. For more information, contact Rodney Wildman, RPSGT, A.W.A.K.E. Coordinator at 217-238-490 Read more

2019 Infant Child CPR

Friday, October 4, 2019
6 to 7:30 pm
(Fee is $5 per person. Birth partner and additional persons welcome.) Limited to 16 participants only. This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course.  Bring: Nothing to bring. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Paint the Town 5K

Saturday, October 12, 2019
8 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 • $25, $30 day of race Pre-run starts at 8 am  With yoga, group stretching with Center for Healthy Living trainers, cancer warrior recognition and more! Run starts at 9 am • 5K Color Run to honor people who have fought cancer. • Start and end in front of KC Summers • Run or Walk in honor or memory of family and friends • Proceeds support Sarah Bush Lincoln's Regional Cancer Center REGISTER Packet Pick-up Noon to 6 pm, Friday Oct. 12 at KC Summers 7 am, Saturday (Day of race) at KC Summers For more information, contact: Lori Banks, PR Specialist lbanks@sblhs.org   |  217-258-4011 Read more

International Trauma Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
8 am to Noon
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2019 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A MUST if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help you be prepared for a successful breastfeeding journey!  Class content includes:  - Breastfeeding Basics – How To Know You’re Doing It “Right”! - Avoiding Common Breastfeeding Pitfalls - How To Know Your Baby Is Getting Enough - Pumping – Which Pumps Are Best, Going Back to Work, Storing Milk - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without - The Benefits of Breastfeeding Bring: Nothing to bring; birth partner attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, October 17, 2019
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief support group open to anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets from 1- 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2019 Volunteer Guild Fall Market

Friday, October 18, 2019
10 am to 6 pm Friday, Oct. 18 • 9 am to 2 pm Saturday, Oct. 19
Join us for a day of shopping in one easy location! There will be a huge selection of one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry, pens, candles, baby and children’s clothing, quilts, home & garden décor and even a pencil portrait artist. Your favorite home party consultants will be displaying cosmetics, gourmet food items, purses, food preparation and storage ideas, books, cleaning items and more. Read more

International Trauma Life Support

Saturday, October 19, 2019
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2019 Bootie Kamp! Infant Care Seminar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
(This class is offered free of charge to everyone.) Great for all new parents and grandparents! Class content includes:  - How to Care for Your Newborn - Newborn Bath - Circumcision and Cord Stump Care - SIDS Prevention - Common Newborn Appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for Calming a Fussy Baby - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without Safe and Snug Car Seat Class- Now included in Bootie Kamp seminar! We’re thrilled to bring you this service from the Mattoon Police Department. Car seat safety information will be provided by Mattoon police officers who are also certified car seat technicians. A discussion and question and answer period will be included. Bring your car seat installed in your vehicle (if possible) and the car seat techs will assess it, insuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the right seat for your baby. In the State of Illinois, children must be properly restrained in an appropriate car seat upon leaving the hospital and at any other time thereafter. Anyone who will be transporting your child is encouraged to attend. More than one car seat can be checked per family. The best time to attend is prior to 36 weeks of pregnancy, but all parents are also welcome. Bring: Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Rotary High School Athletic Heart Screening

Saturday, October 26, 2019
8 am to Noon
A free and painless electrocardiagram for Sophmore high school athletes to make sure your heart is healthy, health history and physical examination. Your student's coach or athletic director will provide the registration information that should be returned by Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Read more

Grow Awareness for Men's Health

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6 to 8 pm
No-Shave November Kick-Off Party. This men's only event is FREE, but reservations are needed. · Complete a Men’s Health scorecard · Enjoy arcade games and golf simulators · Get two drink tickets / appetizers · Learn the importance of checking in regularly with your doctor · Participate to win great prizes Read more

2019 Big Brother, Big Sister Pajama Party! Sibling Class

Friday, November 1, 2019
Fridays 6 to 7:30 pm
(Fee is $5 per child.) This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more! Bring: Child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. You will receive a reminder email for the class you registered for. Please specify whether the child attending will be a boy or a girl, and if they prefer chocolate or white milk. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Friday, November 1, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A MUST if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help you be prepared for a successful breastfeeding journey!  Class content includes:  - Breastfeeding Basics – How To Know You’re Doing It “Right”! - Avoiding Common Breastfeeding Pitfalls - How To Know Your Baby Is Getting Enough - Pumping – Which Pumps Are Best, Going Back to Work, Storing Milk - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without - The Benefits of Breastfeeding Bring: Nothing to bring; birth partner attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
8 am & 1 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

CPR / First Aid Combo Class

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
7 pm
This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. The course is offered once a month on the first Tuesday of the month. A Health Care Provider Course is also offered once monthly for students who must have the training for allied health careers or other job requirements. Please contact the office for dates of the Health Care Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health. This year First Aid Class will be included with the 5:30 pm CPR Class every other month on the first Tuesday at 7 pm. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2019 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Class content includes:  - Pregnancy Discomforts and Danger Signs - How to Know When You’re REALLY In Labor - Stages of Labor - Pain Management During Labor - And more! Bring: Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Friends Night Out

Thursday, November 21, 2019
6 to 8 pm
Join us for an exclusive preview of all that this year’s Holiday Festival has to offer. In addition to receiving a FREE signature drink, a $10 admission ticket also allows guests to purchase cash-and-carry items, bid on silent auction items and view the beautifully- adorned Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education before doors open to the public at 10 am on Friday. You won’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity! Call the SBL Health Foundation for tickets and additional information at 217-258-2511. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, November 21, 2019
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief support group open to anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets from 1- 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Holiday Festival

Friday, November 22, 2019
10 am to 8 pm
A $3 admission ticket allows guests to purchase retail items, Packages with Pizzazz, tabletop trees and wreaths, and place bids on silent auction items featuring 4-foot decorated trees and holiday decor. Cookies with Claus 3 to 8 pm • Friday, November 22 9 am to 1 pm • Saturday, November 23 Bring the kids to visit Santa at our Cookies with Claus where they can enjoy cookies, have their photo taken with Santa, and have their faces painted by Wild Style Designs.     Read more

Holiday Festival

Saturday, November 23, 2019
9 am to 1 pm
A $3 admission ticket allows guests to purchase retail items, Packages with Pizzazz, tabletop trees and wreaths, and place bids on silent auction items featuring 4-foot decorated trees and holiday decor. Cookies with Claus 9 am to 1 pm • Saturday, November 23 Bring the kids to visit Santa at our Cookies with Claus where they can enjoy cookies, have their photo taken with Santa, and have their faces painted by Wild Style Designs.   Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2019 Bootie Kamp! Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 5, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
(This class is offered free of charge to everyone.) Great for all new parents and grandparents! Class content includes:  - How to Care for Your Newborn - Newborn Bath - Circumcision and Cord Stump Care - SIDS Prevention - Common Newborn Appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for Calming a Fussy Baby - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without Safe and Snug Car Seat Class- Now included in Bootie Kamp seminar! We’re thrilled to bring you this service from the Mattoon Police Department. Car seat safety information will be provided by Mattoon police officers who are also certified car seat technicians. A discussion and question and answer period will be included. Bring your car seat installed in your vehicle (if possible) and the car seat techs will assess it, insuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the right seat for your baby. In the State of Illinois, children must be properly restrained in an appropriate car seat upon leaving the hospital and at any other time thereafter. Anyone who will be transporting your child is encouraged to attend. More than one car seat can be checked per family. The best time to attend is prior to 36 weeks of pregnancy, but all parents are also welcome. Bring: Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Infant Child CPR

Friday, December 6, 2019
6 to 7:30 pm
(Fee is $5 per person. Birth partner and additional persons welcome.) Limited to 16 participants only. This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course.  Bring: Nothing to bring. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Two-Week Comprehensive Prepared Childbirth Sessions - Dec 11

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in “Natural Childbirth” and “Active Labor” methods.  Class content includes:  - Pregnancy Discomforts and Danger Signs - How to Know When You’re REALLY In Labor - Stages of Labor - Pain Management During Labor - Maximizing Your Labor Progress - And more! PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and Relaxation During Labor - Birth Partner’s Role in Labor - Understanding Postpartum - A First Look at Breastfeeding Bring: A pillow and blanket to Week Two. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Class content includes:  - Pregnancy Discomforts and Danger Signs - How to Know When You’re REALLY In Labor - Stages of Labor - Pain Management During Labor - And more! Bring: Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2019 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, December 19, 2019
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A MUST if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help you be prepared for a successful breastfeeding journey!  Class content includes:  - Breastfeeding Basics – How To Know You’re Doing It “Right”! - Avoiding Common Breastfeeding Pitfalls - How To Know Your Baby Is Getting Enough - Pumping – Which Pumps Are Best, Going Back to Work, Storing Milk - What You Really Need vs. Products You Can Live Without - The Benefits of Breastfeeding Bring: Nothing to bring; birth partner attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2019 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 19, 2019
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, December 19, 2019
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief support group open to anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets from 1- 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020
2pm
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2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, January 3, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

TEST

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
2pm
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
2pm
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2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 16, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, January 18, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
2pm
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Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
2pm
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2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
2pm
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2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, February 6, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
2pm
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Understanding Your Grief

Monday, February 17, 2020
6:30 to 8 pm
8 weekly sessions Mondays, Starting February 17 through April 6 6:30-8:00pm In Prairie Pavilion 2, 1004 Health Center Dr., Mattoon Please meet in the first floor foyer to proceed to classroom. When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand your often complex and painful thoughts and feelings. Join us for this 8-week grief group where you will explore different ways to help yourself heal. Please call 1-800-454-4055 and talk to our Bereavement Counselors Dawn Sexton or Resa Ware to register for this free class no later than February 10, 2020. Seating is limited to 16. Read more

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
2pm
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Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, February 20, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2pm
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2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, February 29, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
2pm
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
2pm
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
2pm
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2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 19, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, March 19, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
2pm
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2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, March 27, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, March 28, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, April 10, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - April 13 & 20

Monday, April 13, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, April 16, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, April 25, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, May 14, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, May 21, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, May 29, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - June 3 & 10

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, June 11, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 18, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, June 25, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, June 26, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, June 27, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, July 9, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, July 10, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 16, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, July 18, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Aug 5 & 12

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, August 20, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 20, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, August 21, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, August 27, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

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Friday, September 4, 2020
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2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, September 5, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 17, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, September 24, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, October 3, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

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Sunday, October 4, 2020
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2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, October 8, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Oct 13 & 20

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
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2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 15, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, October 16, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, October 22, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, November 7, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The February 29 date will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just east of the hospital.   Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, November 12, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 - 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at SBL.  January 2020's date will be the second Wednesday - January 8, 2020. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 3, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Dec 9 & 16

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, December 10, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding The February 20 class will be held at the SBL Center for Healthy Living in Prairie Pavilion 2, just East of the hospital. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, December 11, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Total Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 17, 2020
12:30 to 3 pm
Twice monthly we offer the for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more