Prepared Childbirth Express Series
Prepared Childbirth Classes are held one 2 hour class a week for 3 weeks. These classes are offered as a general overview of birth process and for people who are planning to have an epidural and not wanting more in-depth practice with non-medication comfort techniques.
PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES 1-3:
This 3 class series is designed to take around 7 months of pregnancy and is adaptable and may include:
-First class: Review preterm labor, high blood pressure in pregnancy & warning signs. Introduce breathing and relaxation techniques to help with the end of pregnancy and prepare for labor.
Second class: Preparing for labor, Discussion of labor pain & comfort, Onset & stages of labor, role of the coach.
Third class: - Understanding medical interventions during labor, Pain relief medications and epidural anesthesia, and Cesarean birth and postpartum physical & lifestyle changes
Tour of Maternity Serivces included through out 3 class series. May register for a separate tour if want to tour with other family/labor support people not attending childbirth classes.
The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information is NOT covered in Express Class Series . Those classes are offered on separate Thursday nights.
This is an ongoing event registration.