Sat, Oct 24|
Live Zoom Class
Virtual Birth Essentials Class Oct 24th
A mini childbirth class for busy expectant parents covering just the basics for labor and birth!
Time & Location
Oct 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Live Zoom Class
About The Event
Especially in the time of COVID, where partners aren't able to attend prenatal appointments and hospital tours are closed, many expectant parents are feeling in the dark when it comes to knowing how to prepare for their upcoming labor and birth. I hear you!
This is a mini-childbirth class focused on just the essentials for labor and delivery. 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:
Preparing for birth in the final weeks of pregnancy.
Understanding the stages and phases of labor and delivery, what is normal and how to cope.
Comfort techniques (breathing, massage, hydrotherapy, relaxation, positioning, partner support),
Possible Interventions (Thoughtful decision making, Self-advocacy, interventions (monitoring, induction), pain management options),
Understanding Cesarean (Reducing the risk, Family-Centered Cesarean, anesthesia, Breastfeeding and Recovery),
Postpartum Self-Care and Warning Signs,
Includes a 70 page full-color comprehensive childbirth guide, mailed to your home; 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.
Classes are offered virtually so you can be relaxed, comfortable, and safe at home!
Includes registration for the expectant parent and one support person$150.00