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Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education

Health Classes and Support Groups for Women in Baxter County

For more information, call the Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education at (870) 508-2345, or email Stefany Isham, SCWHE Coordinator, at

The SCWHE is part of Baxter Health's effort to provide superior healthcare for women at all stages of their lives. At the Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education, our goals are:

  • To help women choose a pathway for complete wellness and balance in everyday life
  • To inspire and motivate women to make positive changes
  • To support women in all phases of life and health
  • To serve as a resource in our community for comprehensive women's health

Classes and support groups offered at the center focus on such topics as babysitting, breastfeeding, childbirth, menopause, nutrition, wellness and heart health. Programs offered throughout the year include Girls' Night Out, Teen Girls Go To College, Tell Your Mom, Working Women in the Know, and Schliemann Learning Sessions. Please visit Upcoming Programs for a complete list of events, classes and support groups currently offered.

Other services provided include:

  • Mommy & Me Support
  • Medela Breast Pump Rental
  • Fibromyalgia Support
  • Women, Newborn & Infant Support
  • Safe Sitter Classes
  • Scholarships
  • Women's Heart Health Support

Monthly Classes and Groups

Prenatal classes:
Childbirth – 2nd Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.
Breastfeeding – 3rd Tuesday of every month, 5:30 p.m.

Support Groups:
Infant Loss & Support – 1st Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m.
Heart Healthy Women – 2nd Thursday of every month, 1 p.m.
Breastfeeding Support & Tips for Successful Nursing – every Tuesday, call for an appointment

Heart Healthy Line Dancing – every Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Heart to Heart Brazilian Dance! – every Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Novel Women Book Club – 3rd Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m.

SCWHE Advisory Board

  • Andrea Bounds, MD - Medical Director
  • Laney McConnell
  • Cara Coleman
  • Kim Crow-Sheaner
  • Stephanie Beaver
  • April Fowler
  • Alison Garman
  • Corinne Hiser, APRN
  • Katrina Neis
  • Janie Robbins
  • Josee Schliemann
  • Kristen Speer
  • Amanda Thornton, APRN
  • Stacy White - Chair
  • Stefany Isham - SCWHE Coordinator
  • Cindy Costa, CFRE - Foundation Advisor

Meet the Coordinator

Stefany IshamStefany Isham

Before joining the SCWHE staff, Stefany was the Coordinator for the Baxter Health Breast Imaging Center and Mobile Mammography Unit, bringing with her a passion for women’s health. Stefany also brings many years of experience working in public relations, community outreach, and event planning after 15 years on The Baxter Bulletin staff.

Raised in Southern California, Stefany moved to the Twin Lakes area in 1996 and resides in Mountain Home with her husband, David, their Chihuahua, Pokey, and daughter, Olivia. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University – Mountain Home, and in her spare time enjoys relaxing with the family, spending time outdoors, and being creative around the home.

Contact Stefany at (870) 508-2345 or

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