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Free class on breast-feeding offered for expectant mothers in Largo

Free class on breast-feeding

Breath of Life Women's Health and Birth Center is offering a free class to expectant mothers on breast-feeding from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at 1900 East Bay Drive, Largo. The class will provide information on common mistakes and misconceptions, troubleshooting, pumping and storing techniques, beginning solids and breast-feeding past year one. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call (727) 216-1420. Visit

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Wellness Seminars Inc. will host a smoking cessation seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, 1395 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. The program combines hypnosis with behavior modification. Participants learn to stop smoking without weight gain or withdrawal. The first 45 minutes is a free orientation. If the participant is comfortable with the program, they pay a one-time fee of $79.99. The fee includes a hypnosis reinforcement CD, upgraded behavior modification booklet, and unlimited free repetitions of the hypnosis for one year, if needed. For more information, call toll-free 1-800-848-2822, or visit

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A Therapy Above, Centers for Natural Medicine, 1590 Seminole Blvd., Largo, offers the following free Saturday classes.

• 10 to 11 a.m., Yoga with Kris.

• 11 a.m. to noon, Breathe and Stretch with Dr. Dory.

• Noon to 1 p.m., Mixed Tai Chi and Qi Gong with Dr. Simon.

Class size is limited to 20. To register or to get more information, call (727) 518-2268.

Seminars, classes, support groups

Promoting wellness: The third in a series of wellness seminars by Dunedin chiropractor Dr. Patricia Snair will be "Balancing Hormones Naturally" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. For more details, call Liz White at (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: Nar-Anon is a fellowship for friends and family of drug addicts. Meetings are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) at Crystal Beach Community Center, 517 Crystal Beach Ave.; 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Educational Building, second floor, 421 Main St., Dunedin; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Methodist Church, Room 102, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo.

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OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: 10:15 a.m. Mondays at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor; 11 a.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 and 10 a.m. Saturdays at Palm Harbor Presbyterian Church, 2021 Nebraska Ave.; and 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Dry Dock, 1733 Alt. U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. For more information, call (727) 327-4555 or visit

RECOVERY INC., SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater; and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. For more information, call (727) 525-1749.

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 9 to 10 a.m. weigh-in, 10 to 11 a.m. meeting every Thursday at United Methodist Church, 1025 Union St., Clearwater. Fees are $26 to join (national dues) and $6 a month for the local group. For more information, call Beulah Little at (727) 461-7101.

Free class on breast-feeding offered for expectant mothers in Largo 11/04/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 8:49pm]
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