Health calendar 5/5/09

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Today

Breast-feeding class

The class covers the benefits and techniques of breastfeeding, family involvement and support. To register, call 332-1587.

When: 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Southeast Missouri Hospital meeting room 106

Bosom Buddies

Support group for women who have or have had breast cancer.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: HealthPoint Plaza, Cape Girardeau

Preparation for childbirth class

Class is intended to be a guide to expected bodily changes, labor signs and stages, pain control options, labor techniques and basic infant care. Bring your Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenting Kit.

When: 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Call 877-231-2229 for location

Wednesday

Our new baby class

Class is intended to help families adjust to having a new baby and learning care techniques. To register, call 332-1587.

When: 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Wellness Connection

Thursday

Blood pressure screenings

Screenings available for everyone. Call 332-1587 for more information.

When: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Cape Girardeau Senior Center

Cholesterol screenings

for seniors

Screenings are for Cape Girardeau County residents 60 and older. For accurate results, a 10-hour fast is required. For more information or to make an appointment, call 332-1587.

When: 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Cape Girardeau Senior Center

Saturday

Stroke screening

A 10- to 12-hour fast is required for accurate screenings. Call 331-5877 to make an appointment.

When: 7 to 10 a.m.

Where: Saint Francis Medical Center Health and Wellness Center Lobby

Monday

Infant care class

Class covers feeding, daily care, sleeping patterns and other health information.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where: Call 877-231-2229

May 12

Mended hearts

support group

A presentation about the nationally accredited Chest Pain Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Where: 6 p.m.

Where: Southeast Missouri Hospital meeting room 105

Grief support group

Emotional and spiritual support for those dealing with grief and loss. For more information, call 335-6208 or 651-5519.

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Grace United Methodist Church

Sibling class

Class is intended to prepare children ages 3 to 6 for a younger sibling.

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Call 877-231-2229 for location

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