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Labor & Birth

Condensed Course

Evidence based labor and birth course designed specifically to increase your confidence to have a positive birth experience.

Duration: 5 Hours

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Saturday

 

Description: This course is based on Lamaze's 6 Healthy Birth Practices, designed specifically to increase your chances of a fulfilling and positive birth experience. Studies show that birth satisfaction is most associated with feeling heard and involved in decision making during labor. This course will prepare you mentally and emotionally to conquer your fears and equip you with the knowledge to make informed decisions based on the best medical evidence available.

Please note, this condensed course focuses specifically on preparing for labor and birth, not an inclusive prenatal course. 

We also offer a 4 week comprehensive course.

Some topics we will go over:

Inductions

Hormonal orchestration of birth

Reduce your chance of Caesarean

Increase chance of VBAC

Informed decision making

Routine interventions

Episiotomy and perineal tearing

Epidural, narcotics and other medical pain management

Hydrotherapy and other non-medial pain management 

Positions for labor

Comfort measures in labor

Role of a doula

Planning your birth (hospital, birth centre, home)

When things don't go as planned

Postpartum Health

Breastfeeding

Four trimester

*Optional newborn care session available*

Included: light snack, beverages, and a course manual. 

Price: $180.00+GST per couple

**$150.00 early bird pricing**

"Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers. Strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength." 
- Babara Katz Rotham

Next group session

 

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Summerside Location