Prepared Natural Childbirth Series

Seven Week Prepared Natural Childbirth ClassInvestment: $275 for expecting mother & partner.

Class Topics Include (but are not limited to):

Week 1: Preparing For Labor

  • Understanding your Anatomy
  • Choosing a Medical Provider
  • Body Changes Leading up to Labor
  • Nutrition
  • When to Go to Your Birthing Location
  • What to Pack in your Birth Bag

Week 2: Labor Patterns

  • Stages and Phases of Labor
  • What Doula is and How They Can Support Your Team
  • How Your Support Team Can Help

Week 3: Spinning Babies® Parent Class

  • How To Create More Space for Your Baby
  • What Position is Ideal for Baby
  • Belly Mapping
  • How to Encourage Baby in the Optimal Position

Week 4: Interventions During Labor

  • IV, cervical checks and monitoring
  • Inductions
  • Pitocin
  • Assisted delivery
  • Cesarean delivery
  • How to discuss options with your provider

Week 5: Comfort Measures Workshop

  • Making yourself comfortable at the hospital and home
  • Breathing techniques
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Hip squeezes, rebozo techniques, counter pressure and more!

Week 6: Your Newborn

  • Newborn procedures
  • Newborn Appearance
  • Choosing a Pediatrician
  • Vaccines
  • Circumcision

Week 7: Taking Care of Your Baby

  • Changing Diapers
  • Cloth Diapers vs. Disposable Diapers
  • Bathing Baby
  • Feeding Baby
  • Baby Wearing

Week 8: Breastfeeding Class (Additional Cost)

This extra class is taught at Next Generation Lactation Services.

Sessions run: January 8 - February 26 March 5 - April 23 May 7 - June 25 July 2 - August 20 September 3 - October 22

Spinning Babies and Comfort Measures for Labor can be taken independently from the series.

 

 

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