Health Briefs 10-13

Published: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:06 PM.

Sacred Heart Hospital

The following classes will be held at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. To register, call 278-3600 or toll-free (877) 416-1600 unless noted.

• Baby Basics: To help prepare future parents for the basic handling of their newborn, monthly class will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Family Birth Place education room. Cost is $10. Registration required.
• Breast cancer support group: Meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center. Call 278-3980.

• Super Siblings: Class to help children prepare for the upcoming arrival of their new baby brother or sister at 4 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Family Birth Place. Registration required.

• Online childbirth class: Families will learn about the stages of labor, comfort techniques, common medical procedures, including epidurals and cesareans, and newborn and postpartum care. Engaging videos, personal birth stories, 3D animations, games, and activities make learning easy and fun. Rolling registration. Cost is $35.

Diabetes seminar

Sacred Heart Diabetes Educator, Jenny Stuckey, RN, will present a free seminar on Diabetes and Kidney Complications at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 in the Suite 3 Conference Room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. To register for the free seminar, call 278-3600.

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