Private 12-Hour Lamaze Childbirth Education Series for New Parents

Specifically designed for first-time parents, covering everything from labor and birth and early infant care, emotional and physical changes in pregnancy, relaxation methods, comfort measure, breastfeeding and so much more! This class is offered with two different schedules to ensure maximum compatibility with your personal schedule.




Weekend Courses: Broken into two 3-hour classes and offered over the span of two weekends during the day or evening depending on your schedule.


Weekday Courses: Broken into four 3-hour classes and offered over the span of four weeks, this course is offered Monday through Thursday during either the day or the evening depending on your schedule.

TOPICS IN THE COURSE

HEALTHY BIRTH PRACTICES

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PREGNANCY AND BIRTH

PHYSICAL CHANGES OF PREGNANCY (DISCOMFORTS / COMFORT AIDS)

FETAL DEVELOPMENT

PREGNANCY HEALTH (EXERCISE, PELVIC TILTS, KEGELS)

NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

CREATING A BIRTH PLAN (CREATING OPEN COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND THE MEDICAL SUPPORT STAFF)

SIGNS OF LABOR

THE PROCESS OF LABOR

MOVEMENT AND POSITIONING WHICH ENHANCE PROGRESS AND COMFORT DURING LABOR

COMFORT MEASURES DURING LABOR (BREATHING AND RELAXATION TECHNIQUES)

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES (ROLE PLAY, BREASTFEEDING PRACTICE)

INTERVENTIONS AND COMPLICATIONS

THE IMPORTANCE OF SKIN-TO-SKIN CONTACT AFTER BIRTH

NEWBORN BASIC CARE (BATHING, SWADDLING, SOOTHING AND SAFETY)

BABY AND BREASTFEEDING

POSTPARTUM SEXUALITY

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION OR 'BABY BLUES'