Prenatal refresher course for repeat parents at OSF

Designed for expectant couples who have previously given birth, a one-session prenatal refresher class will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Foundation Room across from the Café in OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

The refresher session includes breathing and relaxation techniques and information about delivery to help parents prepare for the birth of another child.

The fee for the class is $25 per couple. Pre-registration is required.

For info and registration, call 815-227-2695.

OSF Saint Anthony is the only Rockford medical center to earn the elite Magnet designation for nursing excellence, the highest award for nursing available in the United States.

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, is a member of OSF HealthCare System, an affiliate corporation of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis.

Its Web site is

For the third year in a row, consumers in Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties selected OSF Saint Anthony as a Consumer Choice Award winner in a survey conducted by National Research Corporation.

From the Nov. 16-22, 2005, issue

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