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May 2, 2014

Classes, support groups at St. Joseph

St. Joseph Hospital has announced events, classes and support group information for May:

• Prenatal Series For Expecting Parents: Class 1, preparation for labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday; Class 2: labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 12; Class 3: hospital management, 6:30 to 9 p.m., May 19, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-456-5000.

• Hatha Yoga: exercise and balance techniques, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 22, 29, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-452-1137.

• Chair Yoga: exercise and balance techniques for individuals with limited mobility, 10 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 20, 27, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-452-1137.

• New Mothers Support Group: a weekly opportunity for new mothers to hear guest speakers talk about child/family topics and to share experiences and tips with each other, 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 21, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-456-5000.

• Sibling Class: learn how siblings can be involved in preparing for a new brother or sister, 11 a.m. to noon May 10, St. Joseph Conference Center Rooms C & D, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5000.

• Prenatal Refresher: learn new trends, changes and techniques, 2 to 4 p.m. May 10, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-456-5000.

• Breastfeeding: learn about the benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby, 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 14, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 765-456-5000.

• Howard County Stroke Support Group: free support group for stroke survivors and their families, 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 15, St. Joseph Physical and Sports Therapy, 2130 W. Sycamore St., call 765-236-8500.

• Cancer Support Group: free support group for cancer patients, survivors and their families, 4:30 p.m. May 15, St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Center, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5687.

• Accelerated Prenatal Class: prenatal series presented in one all-day session, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 765-456-5000.

• Diabetes Support Group: free support group for people with diabetes and their families, 5:30 p.m. May 20, St. Joseph Conference Center Rooms A & B, 1907 W. Sycamore St., 765-456-5587.

• Bariatric Support Group: free support group for anyone who has had bariatric surgery or is seeking bariatric surgery and their family, 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 21, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Dr., call 317-582-7088.

• Man To Man Support Group: support group for prostate cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, 6 p.m. May 27, St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Center, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5687.

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