Childbirth classes begin Oct. 4

Amy Murphy will be leading a six-week series of childbirth classes beginning Thursday, Oct. 4 at Grays Harbor College. The class is geared toward expectant mothers whose babies are due before Nov. 20.

Topics covered include signs of labor, normal progression of labor, techniques for coping with pain, relaxation and natural breathing techniques, how your partner can help during labor, when to call the doctor or midwife and drug options. A tour of the hospital, free items and movies are also included.

For more information or to sign up for the classes, call the college at 532-9020 or Amy Murphy at 500-4050. The following series of classes will begin Nov. 6.