Join me and discover the amazing physiology of labour and birth and how knowing more about labour can help you have a more satisfying birth experience.
Imagine not feeling embarrassed to ask any question about labour, birth or your baby!
Class One: What is happening in late pregnancy? How your body prepares for labour & birth Birth wishes Birth at the IWK Getting ready for baby What will you need for baby? What to bring to the hospital? How do you know when your in labour? Partners role in the labour process When do I go to the hospital?
Class Two: Anatomy and physiology of labour Hormones of labour Natural comfort techniques for labour Positions for labour Pain control options Induction Assisted and Cesarean delivery Pushing Delayed cord clamping
Class Three: Skin to skin (the golden hour) Newborn appearance Newborn screening Breastfeeding Pumping Bottle feeding Combined feeding Formula and bottle feeding
Class Four: Understanding your infant Infant and parent sleep Infant care basics Attachment, bonding and development Infant safety (car/sleep/stroller/baby wearing) Postpartum mood
Classes are offered in several ways: Four separate 2 hour classes One condensed 4 hour class Or take whichever class interests you most Investment/In-Person $65.00 for an individual class in your home, at your convenience. $190 (within HRM) condensed class in your home at your convenience. $220 (outside HRM) condensed class in your home at your convenience.
Investment/Virtual $50.00 for an individual class. $150 condensed class.