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ParentingU

Raising children to be safe and healthy is a big job, and Children's Hospital & Medical Center is providing you a helping hand. Our Parenting U program connects you with experts on hot topics in pediatric health care.

From preparing for a new baby to communicating with your teenager, we are offering a new topic each week. In addition to hearing from an expert in the medical field, each session will wrap up with an opportunity for you to ask questions.

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  Children's Hospital & Medical Center's Parenting U Series

 

Mastering Potty Training @ Children's Glow Auditorium

 
 When:   Monday, March 7, 2016, 6 p.m.  
 Address:
  Children's Hospital & Medical Center 
8200 Dodge St., Omaha, NE, 68114
 
 Speaker:   Amy Jorgenson, A.R.N.P.
Children's Physicians, Council Bluffs
 
   
 
 
 
           
 
 

Preparing for Your Newborn @ Baby Love Baby Fair

 
 When:   Sunday, April 3, 2016, 10:30 a.m.  
 Address:
  Baxter Arena
2425 South 67th St., Omaha, NE, 68506
 
 Speaker:   Michelle Mogenson, D.O., F.A.A.P.
Children's Physicians, Spring Valley
 
   
 
 
 
        *By registering for this class, you agree to let Children's Hospital & Medical Center share your registration information with the organizers of Baby Love Baby Fair.  
 
 

Healthy Nutrition for Toddlers @ Baby Love Baby Fair

 
 When:   Sunday, April 3, 2016, 11:30 a.m.  
Address:   Baxter Arena
2425 South 67th St., Omaha, NE, 68506
 
 Speaker:   Tami Dolphens, PA-C
Children's Physicians, Val Verde
 
   
 
 
 
         *By registering for this class, you agree to let Children's Hospital & Medical Center share your registration information with the organizers of Baby Love Baby Fair  
 
 

Preparing for Your Newborn @ Baby Love Baby Fair

 
 When:   Sunday, April 3, 2016, 12:30 p.m.  
 Address:   Baxter Arena
2425 South 67th St., Omaha, NE, 68506
 
 Speaker:   Jamie Drake, M.D.
Children's Physicians, Dundee
 
   
 
 
 
         *By registering for this class, you agree to let Children's Hospital & Medical Center share your registration information with the organizers of Baby Love Baby Fair   
 
 

Surviving the Trying Twos @ Baby Love Baby Fair

 
 When:   Sunday, April 3, 2016, 1:30 p.m.  
 Address:   Baxter Arena
2425 South 67th St., Omaha, NE, 68506
 
 Speaker:   Melissa St. Germain, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Children's Physicians, West Village Pointe
 
   
 
 
 
         *By registering for this class, you agree to let Children's Hospital & Medical Center share your registration information with the organizers of Baby Love Baby Fair   
 

Surviving the Preteen Years @ Kirn Middle School

 
 When:   Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m.  
 Address:   Children's Hospital & Medical Center 
100 North Ave., Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
 
 Speaker:   Cristina Fernandez, M.D.
Children's Physicians, Creighton University
 
   
 
 
 
           

 
 

Healthy Sleep Habits @ Children's Glow Auditorium

 
 When:   Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6 p.m.  
 Address:   Children's Hospital & Medical Center 
8200 Dodge St., Omaha, NE, 68114
 
 Speaker:   Lindsey Corr, M.D.
Children's Behavioral Health
 
   
 
 
 
           
 
 

Everyday Discipline @ Children's Glow Auditorium

 
 When:   Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6 p.m.  
 Address:   Children's Hospital & Medical Center 
8200 Dodge St., Omaha, NE, 68114
 
 Speaker:   Ashley Harlow, Ph.D., NCSP
Children's Behavioral Health
 
   
 
 
 
           
 
 

Preparing for Your Newborn @ Children's Glow Auditorium

 
 When:   Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6 p.m.  
 Address:   Children's Hospital & Medical Center 
8200 Dodge St., Omaha, NE, 68114
 
 Speaker:   Frances Smith, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Children's Physicians, Val Verde
 
   
 
 
 
           
   
 

Practical Parenting Tips for School-Aged Children @ Palisades Elementary

 
 When:   Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6 p.m.  
 Address:   Palisades Elementary
16820 Chutney Drive, Omaha, NE, 68136
 
 Speaker:   Christopher Youngman, M.D.
Children's Physicians, Gretna
 
   
 
 
 
           

   
       
       
       
       
     
         

Seminars:

  • Unless otherwise stated, classes are held at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in the Glow Education Center, 3rd Floor,
    from 6-7 p.m. (Map to Children's Hospital & Medical Center)
  • We'll provide the food.
  • Child care is available for children over age 1, and only when classes are held at Children's Hospital & Medical Center.
  • Everything is FREE.
  • Space is limited, so register today for one or more of our upcoming educational sessions.

Webinars (only available when class is held at Children's Hospital & Medical Center):

  • Held online using live streaming video from 6-7 p.m.
  • A link will be emailed prior to the live event with instructions for viewing the live event.
  • Attendees should plan to test the video requirements at least 1 hour prior to the event to ensure successful viewing.
  • Speakers are necessary to listen to the presentation.
  • Each presentation will end with a question-and-answer session where webinar participants can submit questions via our Twitter account @ChildrensOmaha.
  • Everything is FREE (Attendee is responsible for all costs associated with their being able to access the event).

Directions to Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Children's Hospital & Medical Center Map
8200 Dodge Street (84th & Dodge)
Omaha, NE  68114
 
Please park in free Specialty Pediatric Center parking garage located just north of the hospital. Entrances to the SPC parking garage are located off 84th Street, as well as off eastbound West Dodge Road. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the SPC lobby where child care is located, if needed. Then, follow the signs to the Glow Auditorium where Parenting U is located.