Health & Wellness Classes – Creating a pathway to better health

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As part of our commitment to supporting a healthier community, Erlanger East Hospital offers a variety of wellness opportunities. We offer programs for you and your health, including parenting classes, support groups, free and low-cost wellness seminars and classes and more. Both day and evening programs are available.

Call 423-778-LINK (5465) for more information.

Upcoming Classes

Overactive Bladder Seminar

Learn more about symptoms, treatment options and lifestyle changes with overactive bladder. Seminar begins at 5:30 p.m. in Classroom A.

February 5th
March 5th

Men’s Health Seminar

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects approximately half of all men over the age of 40. If ED is a concern for you, you are invited to attend one of our upcoming seminars to learn about the latest treatment options and procedures available for men. Seminar begins at 6 p.m. in Classroom A.

March 18
June 18

Living Well for Cancer Patients

The Erlanger Cancer Institute, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging and Disability, is offering a new 6-week evidence-based program to help individuals diagnosed with cancer live a healthier life. This FREE program is geared to help individuals manage chronic conditions and improve their overall health. Each participant will receive free class materials.

March 6 (6 weeks) 2 – 4:30 p.m.
April 9 (6 weeks) 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Bariatric Surgery Support Groups are held at Erlanger East at 6 p.m. on the first and third Monday of every month in Classroom B.

Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Dr. Chris Sanborn of the Erlanger Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center hosts a free informational seminar each month at Erlanger East. For more information or to enroll in this FREE seminar, call 423-778-2906

Breastfeeding Support Group

Meet with other breastfeeding and pregnant moms on the third Tuesday of each month in Classroom B, 10 a.m. — Noon. Topics, facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, include:

  • Getting breastfeeding off to a good start in the hospital
  • Handling common challenges to breastfeeding success
  • Incorporating dad in the care of the breastfed baby
  • Tips on making those early weeks at home easier

Childbirth Classes

Erlanger East Hospital offers a wide variety of affordable childbirth education classes. Don’t wait until the last minute to receive the education you need for a safe, less stressful birth experience.

Visit to register online or call 423-776-LINK (7 days a week, 8 a.m. until midnight).

Stork Scoop

This informal informational session gives expectant parents the basics of what to expect from their labor, delivery, and postpartum experience at Erlanger East. Learn about delivery options, how a normal newborn looks and behaves, skin-to-skin care and more.

Monogrammed Maternity

Monogrammed Maternity provides a personalized approach to childbirth education and is tailored to each couples’ unique needs. This one-on-one session with our Prenatal Educator provides couples with the opportunity to privately discuss their personalized birth plan, begin the admission process for delivery, visit with a lactation consultant, and ask questions. This personalized session also allows the opportunity to get assistance in making those all important decisions that help make the birth experience less stressful. Sessions are routinely scheduled around 36 weeks, or sooner if you anticipate delivering at the Erlanger East Hospital as early as 34 weeks. Together you and the prenatal educator will create a tailored support plan to help you feel confident and prepared for your delivery. The cost is $40.

Additional Childbirth Classes

  • Baby Care
  • Big Brother/Big Sister
  • Breastfeeding
  • Childbirth Education
  • Infant CPR

Enjoy our Wellness Amenities

Erlanger East Hospital offers a lot today to help our patients lead healthier lives

  • Walking trail
  • Putting Green (putters available at the concierge desk inside the Patient Tower Lobby)
  • Children’s Playground
  • Dining terrace