Maternal Childhood Health

SCF encourages customer-owners to take charge of their health and health care. It’s important that customer-owners build a strong foundation with their health and wellness. In addition to taking care of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

Southcentral Foundation has a wide range of services for Alaska Native and American Indian women from obstetrics and gynecology, to cancer screening, and parenting classes for new moms.

Here are additional resources Southcentral Foundation provides:

Behavioral Health

Complementary Medicine

Nutaqsiivik Nurse-Family Parternship



Physical Therapy and Exercise


This online class is applicable for women in their third trimester (28 – 42 weeks) of pregnancy. E-classes will cover topics ranging from third trimester health, stages of labor, newborn care, breastfeeding, comfort techniques, and additional education. Click here to view the full flier.

For more information or any questions for this e-class, email


Toddler Time is a weekly Virtual Learning Circle that creates a supportive environment for toddlers to flourish. Caregivers and toddlers have fun while strengthening their bond, building meaningful relationships, and mastering new skills. To learn more about Toddler Time Virtual Learning Circles, click here.

Southcentral Foundation provides an array of services for maternal childhood health and postpartum recovery. For more information, click on the links below.


When breastfeeding is an option for mothers and babies, there can be many benefits. Breastfeeding helps your baby fight infections, reduces allergies, lowers risk of obesity and diabetes, and can even lower the mother’s breast and ovarian cancer risk.

In addition to the great resources available at SCF Obstetrics and Gynecology and SCF Nutaqsiivik Nurse Family Partnership provides educational support for new and expecting moms.

Class topics:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How breastfeeding works
  • Latching and positioning
  • When to feed your baby
  • How to know when baby is getting enough milk
  • Breast care
  • Hand expression
  • Pumping
  • Breastfeeding lifestyle

For more information about class times or to register for a class, please call SCF Health Education in Anchorage at (907) 729-2689.

The Lactation Hotline, (907) 729-5420, for help with breastfeeding related concerns.

For more information about breastfeeding, visit Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition. For more information about the other classes offered by SCF Health Education, click here.


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Contact Us

Health Education

4201 Tudor Centre Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

(907) 729-2689

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Benteh Nuutah Valley Native Primary Care Wellness Center

1001 S. Knik-Goose Bay Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654

(907) 631-7630

(907) 631-7653

7 a.m.-6 p.m.