Childbirth education classes are now available at Nelson Healing Center in Sturgeon Bay. Classes will be held on Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, beginning Jan. 11. Heidi Kratcha is a certified Childbirth Educator and Birth Doula. Her classes are extensive and help to prepare parents for labor, birth, the postpartum period, breastfeeding, and adjusting to life with a newborn. Classes will be held at Nelson Healing Center, 44 S. 2nd Ave., Sturgeon Bay. The classes will run for five weeks. The cost is $275 per couple and includes a student workbook and many handouts. New classes will be scheduled as needed. To register for this and future classes, contact Kratcha at 920.470.1478 or [email protected].