The basics of pregnancy, pregnancy adjustment, nutrition, and exercise. A look at pain in pregnancy, labor and birth and the beginnings of coping with pain
Comfort measures during pregnancy and labor/birth, prelabor, timing contractions, relaxation
First stage labor: from beginning to end. What to expect, how to cope and answers to questions like "When should I go to the hospital?" and "Is this the real thing?" Also emphasis on being a great labor support person
Second and Third Stage labor (pushing and placentas), birth plans, doulas, and lots of neat tips
This class will focus on medications, interventions and complications. We will cover cesarean birth, fetal monitoring, episiotomy, and more
Postpartum adjustment, newborn care (diapering, bathing, cord care), sex postpartum your 6 week check up, bleeding, and postpartum depression
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