Sitka Community Hospital has decided to phase out their labor and delivery program next year. As early as April 1st 2018, all babies born in Sitka will be delivered at Mt. Edgecumbe, operated by the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.
Childbirth educator Sharon Sullivan, R.N., and doulas Becca Foster and Kris Wilcox discuss the growing doula movement in Sitka. A "pre-conception" organizational meeting for Sitka NEST will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, November 30, at the North Sister Cafe, to consider options for creating a standalone birthing center in Sitka.
Sharon Sullivan with Sitka Community Hospital will be leading a breastfeeding mothers' support group on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. at the Yoga Union. The classes will continue for the next three months. Downloadable audioRead More