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Tue, May 07


Rooted Counseling - Old Town Lansing

Lamaze Childbirth Series - 5 Weeks, May/June 2024

A 5 week in-person comprehensive Lamaze course to educate and empower you before giving birth.

Lamaze Childbirth Series - 5 Weeks, May/June 2024
Lamaze Childbirth Series - 5 Weeks, May/June 2024

Time & Location

May 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 11, 2024, 6:00 PM

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

About The Event

Five Week Series:

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 - 9:00pm at Rooted Counseling in Old Town Lansing

May 7th - June 11th (NO CLASS - May 21st!)

A small group, interactive Lamaze-based comprehensive childbirth class to build your confidence, educate you about your options, and to empower you to have the safest, most satisfying birth experience.  Your class will cover the following topics:

  • Preparing for birth at the end of pregnancy, pre-labor signs
  • Understanding Labor (Managing pain and minimizing fears, the stages and phases of labor, what is normal, and how to cope) 
  • Comfort techniques (breathing, massage, hydrotherapy, relaxation, positioning, partner support), 
  • Possible Interventions (Birth planning and thoughtful decision making, Self-advocacy, minimizing risks, pain management options, induction, monitoring),
  • Understanding Cesarean (Reducing the risk, Family-Centered Cesarean, anesthesia, Breastfeeding and Recovery),
  • Newborn Procedures and Early Days,
  • Postpartum Recovery,
  • Introduction to Breastfeeding,

...and more!

Includes a 70 page full-color comprehensive childbirth guide with 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.


  • 3 hours

    Preparing for labor in the 3rd Trimester, Preterm Labor, Warning Signs

  • 3 hours

    Pre-labor, Stages and Phases of Labor, Hormones, Pain, Coping Styles

3 more items available


  • Class Registration

    Registration is for the expectant parent and one support person. If your primary support person is unable to attend any sessions, you are welcome to bring an alternate support person for that week!




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