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Private Lamaze® Essentials 


Class Description

5-6 hours - $200

A private, hands-on, focused Lamaze-based childbirth class covering the essentials for labor and delivery 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:


  • Warning Signs

  • Preparing Your Body for Birth


  • Labor Pain

  • Signs Labor is Near

  • Stages of Labor

Comfort Techniques

  • Labor Support Team

  • Breathing/Relaxation

  • Massage

  • Visualization/Focal Points

  • Hydrotherapy

  • Labor/Pushing Positions

  • Back Labor/Long Labor

  • Providing Support

Possible Medical Procedures and Interventions

  • Birth Plans & Thoughtful Decision Making

  • Self Advocacy

  • Minimizing Interventions and Risks


  • Reasons for Cesareans

  • Reducing the Cesarean Risk

  • Family-Centered Cesareans


  • Physical Recovery

  • Warning Signs

  • Emotions

  • Support & Healthy Habits

  • Intro to Breastfeeding

Lamaze Childbirth Class
Lamaze Childbirth Class
Lamaze Childbirth Class

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

A private, mini-childbirth class covering the essentials for labor and delivery to build your confidence, educate you about what to expect, know your options, and to empo...
Private Birth Essentials Class
6 hr
Class Setting

Classes are offered in a private, comfortable setting in my home in DeWitt. I have a private office, bathroom and family style lounge area for class comfort complete with a projector for videos/slides and room to work on techniques. If you would like to take a small group class, take a look at my group class offerings. For expectant parents wishing for classes offered in their home due to bedrest or other special circumstances, I will travel within 20 mi of the Lansing area for a minimal travel fee. Please contact me if you are looking for classes in your home. 

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