Cancer survivors party
Christmas party for Breast Cancer Support Group and Living Through Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Sage Room at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center’s Education Building, 588 Addison Ave. W. in Twin Falls.
Bring a dish to share and an ornament for a gift exchange.
Information: Lana, 933-4053; Mary, 734-1766; or Andy, 737-2800.
‘Baby and Me’
St. Benedicts Family Medical Center’s “Baby and Me” classes, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, at Jerome Public Library, 101 First Ave. E.
This week’s topic: travel with baby. The session is educational support for parents and babies. A baby scale is available each week.
Prepared childbirth classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, this week to Dec. 28, in the lobby at St. Luke’s downtown campus, 660 Shoshone St. E. in Twin Falls.
Topics: wellness of the mother; labor and delivery process with relaxation and breathing techniques; care of the postpartum mother and newborn; breastfeeding and bottle feeding; and a video tour of the Women’s and Infant Center. Bring a labor support person, if possible.
The cost is $60. Preregistration required; 732-3148.
Celiac Support Group of Magic Valley meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, in the doctors’ meeting room at St Luke’s Magic Valley, 656 Addison Ave. W. in Twin Falls.
Guest speaker is Susan Sweet from Sweet’s Gluten Free Sugar Free Bakery in Shoshone.
Free; everyone welcome. Pat, 731-9079.
Childbirth refresher, breastfeeding and infant cardiopulmonary class of St. Benedicts’ prepared childbirth series, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, at Jerome Public Library, 101 First Ave. E.
Topics: Review of labor and childbirth, and breastfeeding basics. Bring a labor support person, if possible. Mothers may enroll even if their babies will be born at a different hospital. The class
is offered separately,
or as part of the
The cost is $5. Register: 324-6133.
Free HIV testing is offered as part of World AIDS Day events, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday on the second floor of College of Southern Idaho’s Student Union Building. Presented by Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV and AIDS, CSI Community Service Council and CSI Wellness Committee.
The confidential rapid HIV testing and counseling takes less than 30 minutes. Oral swab used; no blood draw necessary.
Information: Crisa Kim Charlton, 734-3842.
Caesarean childbirth class, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, in the lobby at St. Luke’s downtown campus, 660 Shoshone St. E. in Twin Falls.
Topics: Caesarean deliveries, pain management, non-conforming labors and hospital procedures.
Free. Preregistration required; 732-3148.
Breastfeeding Bunch, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at St. Luke’s surgical waiting room, 650 Addison Ave. W. in Twin Falls.
A moms’ support group designed for interaction among women who are breastfeeding their infants. A breastfeeding educator facilitates and answers questions. Babies are welcome.
Free; no preregistration required; 732-3148.
Visions of Hope Support Group, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, at Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home community room, 2551 Kimberly Road in Twin Falls.
Grief and loss support for those who have experienced a loss of a loved one.
Mental health support
Mental Health Support Group, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, at Family Health Services/Behavioral Health, 1102 Eastland Drive N. in Twin Falls.
Open to individuals in Magic Valley with a mental health diagnosis.
Childbirth refresher course, 6:30-9 p.m Thursday in the lobby at St. Luke’s downtown campus, 660 Shoshone St. E. in Twin Falls.
Topics: Review of childbirth preparation and breathing techniques and a video tour of the Women’s and Infants Center. Bring a labor support person, if possible.
The cost is $20. Preregistration required; 732-3148.
St. Luke’s Mobile Mammography Unit from Boise will be in Glenns Ferry, 9:30 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Dec. 16.
The specially equipped mobile coach travels and provides screening in cooperation with hospitals and clinics in outlying communities across southwest Idaho. The mobile service creates easy access to screening technology that aids in the early detection of breast cancer.
Schedule an appointment: 706-2055.
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