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SANATOGA PA – Health care news for Sanatogans (and anyone else!), May 10-16, 2009:

Sunday, May 10

A peer-led meeting of Resolve, the National Infertility Association support group, is scheduled to be held beginning at 2 p.m., sponsored by Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Rd., Phoenixville PA. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 610-917-0006.

Monday, May 11

The monthly meeting of the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, sponsored by Phoenixville Hospital, will be held from 1-3 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville PA. The program’s topic is “The A-To-Zs of Sleep.” Pre-registration is required for new participants; for more information or to pre-register, call 610-983-1288.

Coming up, a foot health clinic.

Coming up, a foot health clinic.

Foot health screenings conducted by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the hospital, 1600 E. High St., Pottstown PA. For more information and to register, call 610-327-PMMC.

Tuesday, May 12

A breastfeeding workshop for new and expectant mothers is scheduled to be held from 7-9:30 p.m. at Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Rd., Phoenixville PA. A fee of $20 per couple will be charged. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 610-983-1288.

Blood pressure screenings will be conducted by staff members from Pottstown Memorial Medical Center from 9 a.m. to noon at the Birdsboro IGA Supermarket in Birdsboro PA.

Wednesday, May 13

A one-day class to help siblings prepare for the arrival of a new brother or sister is scheduled to be held from 7-8:15 p.m. at Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Rd., Phoenixville PA. A fee of $20 per family will be charged. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 610-983-1288.

The second in a series of four weekly Lamaze classes for expectant parents will be held from 7-9 p.m. in the boardroom on the ground floor of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (PMMC), 1600 E. High St., Pottstown PA. For more information, call 610-327-7147. Remaining classes are scheduled at the same time for May 20 and 27.

Thursday, May 14

The monthly meeting of Diabetes Support Group II, sponsored by Phoenixville Hospital, will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Phoenixville Senior Center, 153 Church St., Phoenixville PA. New members are asked to pre-register by calling the Senior Center at 610-935-1515.

Friday, May 15

Is your child safe in that car seat? Be sure. Learn from a certified car seat technician how to properly install a child’s car seat. An appointment is required; to make one, call 610-327-7145. The service is sponsored by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.

Saturday, May 16

A one-day birth prep class for new and expectant parents is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Conference Center rooms A and B at Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Rd., Phoenixville PA. A fee of $85 per couple will be charged. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 610-983-1288.

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