Diabetes Education, Child Birth classes now available at Health Department in Bonifay

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 05:11 PM.

Free Diabetic Education Classes
BONIFAY — Holmes County Health Department will offer free diabetic education classes. Classes will take place on Tuesdays — Feb.12, Feb. 19th, and Feb. 26 from 5:45-7:15 p.m.

Class location will be the health department conference room. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Traci Corbin at 547-8500 x263.


Free child birth classes available at Holmes Health Department Annex

BONIFAY — Beginning Feb. 7, the Holmes County Health Department will offer a free child birth class for any woman who is pregnant. Women are encouraged to bring their partners with them (but not require) to the class.
The class will consist of four sessions, and they will be held on Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21, and Feb. 28, 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 X 16 or 19 and ask to speak to Gabriel Sanders, LPN or Valery Lawton HSCI.

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