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April Safe Sitter® Class at SMH a Success

Photo Caption:  Back: L-R:  Instructor Carol Welsh, RN, Ashley Phinney, Kiersten Drapeau, Mikayla Morin, Miranda Wormwood, Instructor Lois Hardy, RN

Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the successful completion of the February Safe Sitter® class on April 25th  with 4 participants.

Safe Sitter® ( is a medically accurate program that teaches 11 to 15 year-olds how to be safe, nurturing babysitters.  The goal of the Safe Sitter® program is to reduce the number of avoidable and unintentional deaths among children being cared for by babysitters.  The class teaches infant and child CPR, safety for the sitter, business practices and how to entertain children, among other things.

Future dates for classes in 2008 are: June 18 & 20, July 16 & 18, and August 13 &15.  All classes are two days.  Please call The Family Birthplace at 207-743-1562 x380 to sign up for classes and further information.  The fee is $50 for the 2 day class.

Stephens Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine Health, which is part of the Main

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