Women expecting babies can learn more about the changes their body is experiencing and how it begins the journey to childbirth at a free one-time class from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The instructor is childbirth educator Debra Dingman, who will teach the class at Nana and Company children’s boutique, 141 N. First St. in downtown Dixon.
Topics covered will include nutrition in pregnancy, the pregnant anatomy, communications with your partner and an introduction to relaxation. A video on fetal development also will be shown. The class will also include a talk on preventing preterm labor and the benefits of childbirth preparation.