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Breastfeeding Basics Course designed to help mothers have their most successful breastfeeding experience. Participants learn about positions, solving common problems and returning to work or school. Cost is $25 and includes a support partner. June 9, 6-8 p.m., at St. Lukes Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Visit to register and for moreinformation.

Neuromodulation for Dystonia Presentation by Dr. Health bulletin?eastern healSusie Ro covers how various modes of neuromodulation, including botulinum toxin therapies, intrathecal baclofen and deep brain stimulation can be helpful in managing systems of dystonia. Free. Friends and mily are welcome. RSVP is requested. Call (509) 891-0790, visit or email for moreinformation.

Parenting Children of Divorce Learn how divorce or separation affect children at different developmental stages, how to create a supportive climate for children, reduce the affects of damaging conflict and gain communication skills to help handle conflict. Held the first Tuesday or third Thursday of the month, 6-9 p.m., at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Cost is $25 per person. Meets court requirements. Call (509) 483-6495, email, or visit for moreinformation.

Free Developmental Screenings For innts and toddlers under age 3 living in Spokane County. Screenings include: language, physical strength and coordination, vision, hearing, feeding and behavior. Several sites are available. To make an appointment, call the Spokane Regional Health District&8217;s Innt Toddler Network at (509)324-1651.

Zumba Latin and international rhythms to energize the body. All shapes and sizes are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 14-Aug. 4, 6-7 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is $70. Call (509) 279-6030 for moreinformation.

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Prepared Child Birth Classes Six-week, 12-hour course is for those already pregnant and covers topics including prenatal care, nutrition, stages of labor, pain management, breathing, cesarean birth, post-delivery care, innt CPR, newborn care and lactation. Classes are held 7-9 p.m. on Mondays or Tuesdays, or in a condensed eight-hour format on select Saturdays. Cost is $60 per person/couple, registration is required. Held at Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 473-5446 or

Health bulletin?eastern heal,EWCDHH Fun Day Event is free to all children and youths with hearing loss; features water activities, outdoor sports, games and competitions, booths with information for all parents of children with hearing loss, free lunch, and a special appearance from the Fire Department and the Emergency Response Team. Held Saturday at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. RSVP and registration is encouraged. Contact Emily Franklin at for moreinformation.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day at Silverwood June 18, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Cost is $30 for adults and $17 youth/seniors in advance, or $35 for adults and $19 youth/seniors at the gate. Meal tickets for the all-you-can-eat buffet are $11 for adults and $5 for youth/seniors and are good for one meal per person one time only. Contact the Eastern Washington Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at (509) 328-9220 (v/tyy), (509) 315-2288 (vp), (509) 327-4622 (x) or for moreinformation.

Babysitting Basics Course for ages 10-15 to prepare them with the skills to be a successful babysitter. Class covers how to care for innts, toddlers and older children; CPR and first aid for innts and children; discipline issues; safety; and business basics. Students receive a bag they can decorate themselves and a certificate of completion. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Lukes Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $40. Visit to register and for moreinformation.

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Feel Better Class Spine and posture expert Dr. Timothy Price will lead a 30-minute low intensity workout/stretch class and will also provide supplies. Simple program to help you move better, breathe easier and have less pain. Six-week course begins June 8 and 1:30 p.m. and runs through July 13. RSVP is requested by June 6 by calling (509) 327-1584. Recommended donation is between $6 and $12. Held at Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Call (509) 327-1584, email or visit for moreinformation.

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Prepared Childbirth at Sacred Hearth Mother Gamelin Center Four-week program for expectant parents in the last three months of pregnancy, Sacred Heart Mother Gamelin Center, 20 W. Ninth Ave. Cost: $75 per couple. Call (509) 232-8145 for information andregistration.

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Child Birth Education Classes Prenatal class is a free one-time class for those trying to conceive or in their first trimester. Class is held noon-1 p.m. the second Monday of each month and 5-6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. Reservations are requested. Free and open to the public. Held at Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valleastern health centerey. Call (509) 789-1106 toregister.

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