Patient Education and Resources
Kidz Konnection E-newsletter
You are invited to join the Kidz Konnection. This helpful e-newsletter provides information on our activities and events related to children and parenting. It also features health and safety tips from our medical staff, discounted teen nail and facial services at our Essential Touch Wellness Center & Boutique, and more.
Sign up by visiting www.shc.org/kidz.
Children’s Immunizations Clinics
Scottsdale Healthcare Community Health Services provides free children’s immunization clinics. The clinics are open for all children of the greater Scottsdale area to ensure all preventive vaccinations are up-to-date, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
For more information, call 480-882-4636.
Car Seat Safety Inspections
The City of Scottsdale Fire Department offers free car seat safety inspections by appointment only. Appointments should be made at least one month in advance.
To schedule an appointment, call 480-312-BABY (2229).
Infant CPR Class
A wonderful course for parents, childcare providers and extended family members, the infant CPR class covers basic life support and foreign-body airway obstruction. It is taught by a certified CPR instructor as outlined by the American Heart Association.
Call 480-882-4636 to register.
Empowering Parents and Kidz Lecture Series
These seminars are offered year-round to address the needs of parents and children. Qualified healthcare professionals lead discussions on topics that will assist in your role as a parent.
Call 480-882-4636 for more information.
Mom’s on the Move Support Group
New moms and their babies meet weekly to share social interaction, support and practical information.
For more details, call 480-323-3878.
This is a social event for NICU graduates and their families to have fun playing with your baby and their friends. Each session is facilitated by the therapy department and will focus on developmental progression. Guest speakers will attend to discuss topics regarding your transition home from the NICU. When: Every Friday from 1200-1300. Where: Scottsdale Healthcare Kidz Klinic Therapy Gym, Room 4000 on the 4th floor. Who: Children from the age of NICU graduation to one year developmental age.
For more information, please call 480-323-3516.
Breast Feeding Support Services
When you have questions or need a little assistance, count on Scottsdale Healthcare’s team of international board-certified lactation consultants.
These specialized healthcare professionals have advanced training in breastfeeding management and can provide education, support and problem solving. Whatever your breastfeeding issue, a consultation with one of our lactation experts can help.
Please call 480-323-3638 to schedule an appointment.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group
The Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group is for those who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy and neonatal death.
No one anticipates the loss of a baby during pregnancy or birth. The Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group allows parents the opportunity to share their experiences and receive encouragement and assistance from other parents. Educational topics will be presented and discusses monthly.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group meets on the first Thursday of the month 6 – 8 p.m.
Women’s Diagnostic Center
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center
9003 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale
Facilitator: Abby Garcia, Ph.D
Walk-ins are welcome!
For more information, please call 480-323-3413.
Download Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide
Pregnancy & Postpartum Depression Support Group
Many women experience mild mood changes during or after the birth of a child. Symptoms of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders can appear any time during pregnancy and the first 12 months after childbirth. This support group helps mothers who are pregnant or postpartum and are experiencing depression or anxiety. The group is facilitated by a licensed psychologist. The group meets on the first Friday of the month in the Brady Conference Center at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. The center is located in the main hospital building on the ground floor.
For more information please call 480-323-3878.