Prepared Childbirth Saturday Series
Saturday Prepared Childbirth Classes are held one morning a week for 2 weeks(not always consecutive). These classes are offered every other month on Saturday from 8:00am -12:30pm
This series covers in 2 morning classes information covered in the 3 night class Tuesday or Wednesday Series.
When you register, whoever you list as a birthing partner on the registration form will automatically be registered for the class or tour you register for.
The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information is NOT covered on Saturdays. Those classes are offered on separate Thursday nights. Hands-on Comfort Workshop for hands-on practice of breathing, relaxation and comfort techniques also available.
Tour of Maternity Services included through out 2 class series or 1 day option. May register for a separate tour if want to tour with other family/labor support people not attending childbirth classes.
Topics We Cover
- Fetal Development
- Warning signs & Preterm labor
- Process of Labor and Delivery
- Relaxation Exercises
- Breathing & Comfort Techniques
- Coaches Role/Childbirth Films
- Games and Activities to Facilitate Interactive Learning
- Cesarean Birth/Anesthesia
- Recovery and postpartum
You’ll find this series especially useful when you’re about seven months pregnant. These classes make an excellent follow-up to our Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and Pregnancy Nutrition & Exercise class.
Recommended for Mom & partner due in September or October: August Prepared Childbirth Class Series and the August or September Breastfeeding and Baby Care and Safety Classes.
Also recommended for Mom & partner due in November or December are the April or May Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and the May or July Nutrition & Exercise class.