Maternity center offers programs

December 18, 1998

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Shenandoah Maternity Center, 305 Rock Cliff Drive in Martinsburg offers these programs throughout the year:

* Baby care class

* Breast-feeding class

* Breast-feeding support group

* Childbirth classes

* Early pregnancy class

* Freedom from smoking classes

* Infant safety class

* New mom group

* Refresher childbirth class


* Sibling class

* Vaginal birth after cesarean class

You do not need to be a patient to attend any of these classes or groups.

For information, call 1-304-264-0660.

Hospital offers sibling classes

Sibling classes are offered at Washington County Hospital, Dorsey Hall, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, on the second Saturday of each month at 9 a.m.

The class prepares children ages 3 to 8 years of age for the birth of a baby brother or sister. Children take the class the month prior to the delivery date. The cost is $10 in advance. Snacks are included.

To register, call Barb Tingle at 301-790-8214 or 301-791-0563.

Tobacco cessation course to be held

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Summit Health will offer a tobacco cessation course starting Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999. It is a six-part series, from 7 to 8 p.m. at The Chambersburg Hospital lecture center, classroom 2. The cost is $25 for the series, and is offered free to employees of any Summit Health entity. Sarabeth Johnson is the instructor. This program is designed to help people cease their smoking habits, including cigarettes, cigar and smokeless tobacco, through behavior modification. To register or for information, call 1-888-451-2010.

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