Childbirth Preparation: Weekend Course at Skagit Valley Hospital
Skagit Valley Hospital offers a two-day childbirth preparation class on weekends. Plan to begin the course in your seventh or eighth month of pregnancy. The class includes the same topics as the six-week course. A tour of the Skagit Valley Hospital Family Birth Center is included. The fee is $95. Medical coupons are accepted.
Pre-registration is required. Call 360-814-2424 to register.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Have you had a recent heart attack, bypass surgery, angioplasty or stent placement, heart valve surgery or congestive heart failure? We have a program to help you return to your active lifestyle and learn how to reduce your risk factors. A team of Clinical Exercise Physiologists supervise the classes to provide a safe, friendly atmosphere to ask questions and learn how to pace yourself as you recover. This is a physician-referred program, Medicare and most insurances cover cardiac rehab. For more information call 360-814-8368.
Look Good, Feel Better
Look Good, Feel Better sessions are led by trained, volunteer cosmetologists who teach women either in active cancer treatment or about to start treatment how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Women also learn ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves and other accessories. Pre-registration is required; register by calling American Cancer Society Everett office at 425-404-2193.
1 – 3 p.m.
Skagit Regional Health Cancer Care Center
Safeway Conference Room (third floor)
307 South 13th Street, Mount Vernon
Prenatal and Postnatal
Gently nurture your body with prenatal and postnatal yoga. Together, as a supportive community of women you will explore traditional yoga poses designed to balance and restore the physical needs of the new mother and the new baby. No prior yoga experience necessary. It is recommended that you begin postpartum yoga when you and your doctor decide it is best to start. This may be as early as 6 – 8 weeks. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Skagit Valley Hospital Family Birth Center Waiting Room. Pre-registration required by calling 360-814-2424. $10 per class.