Healthy

Pregnancy

Class

Class Description

3.5 hours 

Are you thinking of having a baby in the next year? Are you trying to conceive? Did you just find out you are expecting? This is a great class for those planning to become pregnant or those early in their pregnancy. There are many significant changes you will experience in during pregnancy as well as important changes to your lifestyle and diet that benefit both you and baby. Learn how to best care for your body before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and how to have the healthiest pregnancy both for yourself and for your baby!

What You'll Learn

Class Setting

Classes are offered in a comfortable setting in my home in DeWitt. I have a private office, bathroom, family style lounge area for class comfort complete with projector for videos and slides, and room to work on positioning and techniques. Light refreshments provided.

Preparing

  • Preparing your body and mind for pregnancy and a new baby

  • Optimizing health and nutrition

  • Understanding Fertility

Maternal/Fetal Anatomy

  • Changes during pregnancy overview

  • 1st Trimester Changes

  • 2nd Trimester Changes

  • 3rd Trimester Changes

  • To Do List for Each Trimester

  • Pregnancy Discomforts

Prenatal Care

  • Choosing a Healthcare Provider

  • Routine Appointments

  • Ultrasounds

  • Special-Attention Pregnancies

  • Prenatal Testing

  • Warning Signs and When to Call

  • Preterm Labor

Nutrition

  • Guidelines

  • Important Nutrients for Pregnancy

  • Meal Planning

  • Foods to Avoid

  • Safe Food Handling

  • Dealing with Cravings

  • Beverages and Caffeine

Prenatal Exercise

  • Healthy Exercise during pregnancy

  • Preparing your body for labor

  • Warning Signs

Pregnancy Hazards

  • Substances

  • Medication

  • Germs and Infection

  • Environmental and Lifestyle Factors

  • Work and Travel Safety

Emotional Changes

  • Role Transition

  • Stress

  • Support

  • Relationships

Includes a 50 page full-color comprehensive pregnancy guide; access code to exclusive companion web app including: more than 20 videos, contraction timer, prenatal appointment tracker, to-do lists for each trimester, pregnancy weight gain calculator, printable PDF charts and lists, web links to trusted pregnancy resources and more.

Partners/Coaches/Support People welcome to attend!

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