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Tue, Apr 23


Rooted Counseling - Old Town Lansing

Birth Essentials Class - April 23rd and April 25th

A two-part, shortened childbirth class for busy expectant parents covering just the basics of labor and birth.

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Birth Essentials Class - April 23rd and April 25th
Birth Essentials Class - April 23rd and April 25th

Time & Location

Apr 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Rooted Counseling - Old Town Lansing, 111 E César E. Chávez Ave, Lansing, MI 48906, USA

About The Event

2-Part Series

Part 1: Tuesday April 23rd, 6:00-9:00pm

Part 2: Thursday, April 25th, 6:00-9:00pm

This is a two-part childbirth class focused on just the essentials for labor and birth. Based on the the Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices and designed to build your confidence, educate yourself about what to expect, know your options, and empower yourself to have a safe, satisfying birth experience.

Your class will cover the following topics:

  • Pre-Labor Signs
  • Understanding the stages and phases of labor and birth, what is normal and how to cope.
  • Comfort techniques (breathing, massage, hydrotherapy, relaxation, positioning, partner support),
  • Possible Interventions (Thoughtful decision making, Self-advocacy, interventions including monitoring, induction of labor, pain medication options),
  • Understanding Cesarean (Reducing the risk, Family-Centered Cesarean, anesthesia, Breastfeeding and Recovery),
  • Postpartum Self-Care and Warning Signs

...and more!

Includes a 70 page full-color comprehensive childbirth guide and access code to exclusive companion web app including: more than 50 videos, contraction timer, fetal movement counter, feeding & diaper tracker, printable PDF checklists for your birth plan and birth center/hospital packing list, web links to trusted pregnancy resources and more.

Also includes access to online portal with curated resources provided by Abbie for additional education and information.


  • Class Registration

    Registration is for the expectant parent and one support person.

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