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Birth with Confidence – Prenatal Class
April 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm$150.00
This Lamaze based childbirth preparation class focuses on birth as a NORMAL event. Be EMPOWERED, understand your choices and build confidence for this life changing event.
– Identifying expectations, fears and belief systems about birth and providing tools to change those not conducive to a positive birth experience.
– Nutrition and exercise during pregnancy. Prenatal health and resources
– What ACTUALLY happens during labour and birth
– Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices
– Common labour diagnostics and interventions and their risk benefit ratio
– Finding your balance! Accepting responsibility and taking an active role in birth. How improved decision making can lead to a more positive birth experience as YOU define it.
– The importance of your Partner & or Support Person and how they can best SUPPORT you.
– Choosing a birth place where you feel SAFE and a birth team that respects YOUR philosophy.
– Cultural beliefs about pain and the FEAR PAIN CYCLE
– Pain relief and comfort during labour – medical and natural
– The power of the mind during labour. Working with your body not against it.
– Optimal Fetal positioning and how you can be proactive.
– Vaginal Births after Caesarean and Caesarean Births
– Breastfeeding, newborn care and the postpartum period.
Partners and or Support Person’s WELCOME! Hospital tour included!
Group Classes $150
Private Classes $250
Upcoming 1 day classes:
Sat April 14 ~ 9 to 5
Sun June 3 ~ 9 to 5
Sat July 14 ~ 9 to 5
Sat Sept 15 ~ 9 to 5
Sat Oct 27 ~ 9 to 5
Sun Nov 25 ~ 9 to 5
Contact Emma for future dates, information and registration.