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by Christine L. Moats | January 26, 2004
Preparing for the birth of a baby is one of the most important steps to take toward becoming a parent. According to Jody Bishop, clinical manager of Washington County Hospital's Family Birthing Center, childbirth education classes provide pregnant women and their families with information regarding pregnancy, labor, delivery, and pain control options. Family participation in these classes is recommended and beneficial. In addition to preparing a pregnant woman for childbirth, prenatal classes include information on newborn care, breastfeeding, infant safety and infant CPR. Most of the classes are offered free or for a minimal fee. Classes are even offered on weeknights and on weekends to accommodate different schedules.
February 5, 2002
Go, Do, Learn Waynesboro hosts health fair WAYNESBORO, Pa. - "Health Fair America" is the theme of this year's Waynesboro Health Fair slated to take place at the Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The health fair, sponsored by the Guyton Fund, is a free community service of Waynesboro Hospital. Free health screenings, including blood testing to help detect diseases of the heart, and diabetes. Adults, age 18 and older, who want blood testing should not eat for at least eight hours before the screening.
May 7, 1999
By KATE COLEMAN / Staff Writer photos: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer Do you beat yourself up if you spend an evening reading a novel instead doing laundry? Do you feel guilty if you watched a game on TV instead of cutting the grass? Do you ever relax? Can you? Should you? The answer, for a variety of reasons, is "yes. " [cont. from lifestyle ] "Relaxation is an important factor in managing stress," says Jim Cannon, coordinator of business and industry training programs at Hagerstown Community College.
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...
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