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July Safe Sitter® Class at SMH a Success

Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the successful completion of the July Safe Sitter® class on July 17th  with 4 participants, Leah Perry, Alyssa DeSilva, Nicole Zufelt, Michelle Hale.

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.

Class dates for 2009 are available on our website at   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.

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181 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268 | (207) 743-5933, TTY (for the hearing impaired): (207) 743-1597