Baby Care

Our experienced and knowledgeable mother baby nurses will guide you through information about caring for your newborn immediately post-delivery to your journey home. This interactive virtual class will cover essentials like diapering, bathing, infant and sleep safety, newborn care and soothing techniques. You and your partner will be prepared with what to expect through the first month of your baby’s life.

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Bariatrics Pre-Op Class

Join us on the second Saturday of every month from 11 AM to 12 PM for our Bariatrics Pre-Op Class!


The purpose of this class is to help patients get ready for their upcoming surgery with an emphasis on what is expected, ideas on what to have ready when getting home, and what to expect in the hospital.


This class is in person but there is also a Zoom option available.


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Breastfeeding Prep Class

Dates: Select Weeknights
Class Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free

Breastfeeding Prep Class is a fun interactive hour via Zoom with 2 International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, who want to help you get off to a great start breastfeeding!

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Diabetes Prevention Program

Trying to make healthy lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes? Don’t do it alone.

With the Lakeland Regional Health’s Diabetes Prevention Program, your trained lifestyle coach and fellow participants will encourage you.

For more information and the next cohort start date, please call 863.284.1604 or e-mail

Postpartum Essentials

Learn about breastfeeding, newborn care, self-care, and more.

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Tobacco Cessation

Quit YOUR Way

Quitting Tobacco isn't easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started.

Classes are held in the administrative conference room at Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center (3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd + Lakeland, FL).

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To register or learn more, please call 1.877.252.6094.

Other free tools and services:


Nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges*. *While supplies last and if medically appropriate.

Community, worksite and clinic groups offered. Programs cover all forms of tobacco.

Group Quit
Is the in-person option of Tobacco Free Florida Quit Your Way services. Toll free 877.848.6696

Car Seat Q&A

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Jennifer Cipriano normally schedules car seat checks. In lieu of this, ask Ms. Cipriano anything you want to know about car seats: which one to buy, how to install, when to transfer your toddler to a booster seat and more.

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What to Expect When Delivering at LRH

Lakeland Regional Health wants to make sure you are well prepared for delivering your baby with us. We know you and your partner probably have many questions, and our highly skilled labor and delivery nurses are prepared to provide guidance and helpful information.

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Stop the Bleed (Bleeding Control Basics Course)

Help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death.

The Stop the Bleed, Bleeding Control (B-Con) Basics Course is designed for those who have little or no medical training, but who may be called upon to provide initial trauma care and bleeding control prior to the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This course is designed to educate and prepare community members on what to do in a bleeding emergency.

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HeartSmarts Class

Lakeland Regional Health invites you to its monthly HeartSmarts class, free and open to the community. 

The class will help you better understand cardiovascular disease. 

The class is led by Kara Bailey, MSN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, CCCC, Lakeland Regional Health's Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Chest Pain Coordinator. 

Topics include:

  • Importance of healthy lifestyle changes
  • Warning signs of heart attack and appropriate action steps
  • High blood pressure, stress management, diabetes, nutrition, and physical activity. 

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Maternity Care Unit Tour

Delivering soon? Sign up to tour Lakeland Regional Medical Center's state-of-the-art Labor and Delivery Suite and Postpartum Units.

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