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Celebrate Pregnancy & Childbirth 3-Day Breastfeeding & Newborn Care Class
Sun, May 14, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
*By signing up for this event, you are signing up for a class on May 14, 21 & 28). Only one ticket is needed per couple.
This FREE three-session, 12-hour childbirth course offers all the essentials to prepare you for labor, childbirth and the care of your newborn. Topics include:
Session One - late pregnancy, onset of labor, and the stages of labor, discussing everything from what labor feels like, how to time contractions, knowing when to leave for the hospital, and baby’s delivery.
Session Two – what to expect the first hour after giving birth, medical procedures in childbirth, understanding cesarean birth, how to support your loved one in childbirth, breath awareness skills, and hands-on comfort measures in labor. Please bring three comfy pillows and a blanket to this session.
Session Three - postpartum recovery and care, resuming intimacy after childbirth, breastfeeding education, including proper latch and positioning, newborn sleep safety, diapering and bathing your newborn, and how to soothe a fussy baby. Please bring a baby doll or stuffed animal to this session.
A tour of The Baby Place will be offered at the end of Session Three. Plan on attending all sessions of the class. Light refreshments are provided. Registration includes all three sessions, and is FREE.