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Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes are provided through a collaboration between Modoc County Public Health and Early Head Start. All expectant women and their birth partners residing in Modoc County are welcome to attend. Classes are taught by certified instructors and topics covered include fetal development, breathing techniques, timing contractions, stages of labor, comfort measures, breastfeeding, newborn care, local resources, and many other issues surrounding the birth of an infant.

Childbirth Education Classes are held in Jan, May, and September every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Early Head Start building located at 901 East A Street in Alturas. For more information or to sign up for the class, please call the Modoc County Public Health Branch at 530-233-6311 (1-800-762-3003)