Two-week Navigating Birth classes
(7 hrs of instruction)
These classes are intended for women and birth partners who have never attended a childbirth class previously, or for couples who are interested in attending a course that focuses on unmedicated childbirth, regardless of previous birth experience. This is also an excellent refresher course for more experienced attendees. You will be provided with course materials at the first class meeting.
Timing: These classes run in two-week sessions, for 3.5 hrs each session. Classes will be offered on weekend afternoons from 2:00 - 5:30 (most commonly, classes will be held on two consecutive Saturdays), and will be repeated monthly for new participants. Check the calendar for class availability.
Cost: $50.00 (due at the first class meeting)
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About The Classes
Navigating Birth classes focus on unmedicated childbirth, and emphasize the Lamaze six healthy birth practices. Classes are designed with the expecting women and her labor support partner in mind. Topics include:
-The physiology of labor and birth
-The feelings and emotions of labor
-Choices in labor: avoiding unnecessary interventions
-Comfort measures during labor and birth
-Ways to support a laboring woman
-What to expect postpartum
-Basics of breastfeeding