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Childbirth, Stroke Support Covered Among Many Bridgeport Hospital Programs

Blood pressure screenings are offered at three locations in the community by Bridgeport Hospital. There is childbirth, breastfeeding basic and first aid among many programs open to residents.
Blood pressure screenings are offered at three locations in the community by Bridgeport Hospital. There is childbirth, breastfeeding basic and first aid among many programs open to residents. Photo Credit: Bridgeport Hospital on Facebook

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Childbirth classes and a stroke support group are among many community-based programs about to be offered by Bridgeport Hospital.

Among free services is a financial counseling consultation about your hospital bill by appointment to 203-384-3449.

The blood pressure screenings are also free and at the following:

Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Mondays, April 3 and 17, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.; Stratford Baldwin Center, 1000 West Broad St., Monday, April 10, 9:30 - 11 a.m.; Shelton Senior Center, 81 Wheeler St., Monday, April 24, noon - 2 p.m. Call 888-357-2396 for information.

Also free are:

Breastfeeding basics will be offered Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave., Trumbull. Call 888-357-2396 or click here to register.

Childbirth preparation is set for Sunday, April 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave., Trumbull. Call 888-357-2396 or click here to register.

A Genetic Counseling appointment may be made at the Norma Pfriem Breast Center, 111 Beach Road, Fairfield, and Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave, Trumbull by calling 203-200-4362.

Those getting ready to travel may make appointments for the "Healthy Traveler" service by calling 203-384-3613.

First aid classes will include:

The Pediatric First Aid/Safety and Adult, Child and Infant CPR/Defibrillator Training (2-year certificate) is on Saturday, April 15, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The cost is $110 or $80 for first aid portion only, which runs 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. For information call 203-384-4497.

First aid and safety classes will take place at the hospital, 267 Grant St. Call 888-357-2396 or click here to register. The class is Tuesday, April 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m. for Administration of medicine and costs $60 for full program/$25 for injectables only.

Click here the complete schedule of programs at Bridgeport Hospital.

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