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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 20, 2017

Great River Health Systems offers sibling class Sept. 9

Aug 24, 2017

West Burlington — Great River Medical Center’s next Big Brother and Big Sister Class is scheduled from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, in the Oak Room at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.

The free class helps children develop realistic expectations about their new baby brother or baby sister and helps reduce the anxiety about being separated from their mothers. Children two- through 10-years-old learn how an additional child will change their families and how they can help with this adjustment. The class includes:

• A tour of the Obstetrics Unit

• Dressing up in hospital gowns,

masks and caps

• Story time about having a baby

• Role playing for children

Registration is required. To register or receive more information, please call Great River Corporate Education at 319-768-4070 or toll-free 866-297-9516, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Register online at GreatRiverMedical.org/events.

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