BONIFAY — Beginning Oct. 4, the Holmes County Health Department’s Healthy Start program will offer a free child birth class for any woman who is pregnant. Women are encouraged to bring their partners with them to the class. 
The class will consist of four sessions held on the following dates: Oct. 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Holmes County Health Department Annex. The class will teach pregnant women about what happens to a woman’s body before labor begins, relaxation and breathing,  different stages of labor,  recognizing true labor verses false labor,  massage during labor, different positions for labor, episiotomy,  care of newborn/ procedures after delivery, breastfeeding and much more.
To sign up for the class, or if you have questions, call Healthy Start at 547-8684 Ext. 18 or 19 and ask to speak to Glenna Padgett, RN, Valery Lawton, HSCI or Gabby Sanders, LPN.