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Schliemann Center for Women's Health

Health Classes and Support Groups for Women in Baxter County

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

The SCWH 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, 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.

The SCWH is located just across Hospital Drive from the Baxter Health Main Entrance and is open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

Breastfeeding Support & Tips for Successful Nursing – every Tuesday, call for an appointment
Heart Healthy Women – 2nd Thursday of every month, 1 p.m.
Infant Loss & Support – 1st Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m.
Novel Women Book Club – 3rd Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m.

Beginning Steps for Line Dancing - every Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.
Cardio Kickboxing and Strength Training - every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
Dance! - every Monday and Wednesday 4:15 p.m.
Heart Healthy Exercise - every Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Heart Healthy Line Dancing – every Tuesday 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

SCWH Advisory Board

  • Janie Robbins - Chair
  • Andrea Bounds, MD - Medical Director
  • Laney McConnell
  • Cara Coleman
  • Kim Crow-Sheaner
  • Stephanie Beaver
  • April Rosa
  • Alison Garman
  • Corinne Hiser, APRN
  • Josee Schliemann
  • Katie Shay Schneider
  • Allison Sparks
  • Kristen Speer
  • Amanda Thornton, APRN
  • Jess Watson
  • Stacy White
  • Stefany Isham - SCWH Coordinator
  • Cindy Costa, CFRE - Foundation Advisor

Meet the Coordinator

Before joining the SCWH staff, Stefany Isham 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, Ella, 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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