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Childbirth 101- Crash Course for First Time Parents

Childbirth 101- Crash Course for First Time Parents

$169.00

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This prenatal class is a condensed version of our Private Prenatal for First Time Parents designed for first time parents preparing for labor, birth, and for the early postpartum period. The goal of this session is to provide you with the ability to make informed prenatal and birth choices, build confidence and help ease the transition into parenthood. 

 

TOPICS:

Important Facts About the Third Trimester

  • Physical and emotional changes 
  • Activities for pregnancy comfort and easier birth


Labor & Birth Overview

  • Stages of labor 
  • Signs of true labor and when to go to the hospital or call 
    your midwife 
  • What to bring to the hospital 
  • Coping strategies, relaxation and breathing techniques, 
    managing labor discomforts
  • Delivery of your newborn - what happens at a typical delivery 
  • Cesarean birth
  • 'The unknowns': giving birth amidst the coronavirus pandemic

Postpartum 

  • Feeding baby
  • Newborn care 
  • What to expect when baby arrives – from the first minutes 
    ​​​​​​​to the first months

 

DETAILS:

Classes are typically 3 1/2 - 4 hours long.  There will be a short break half way through the class.  If you wish, you are welcome to bring snacks or drinks with you to enjoy throughout the class 

Class will be held in the Baby Bump Family Centre- 728 18th st. (in the Thomas Mall) 

 

The safety of our clients, our staff and our community is of the utmost importance to us.  Our group classes are kept small to ensure social distancing regulations are met.  

You or your support person can NOT attend this class if

  • you have any symptoms of COVID-19
  • have had direct contact with a positive COVID-19 case

We will be calling or texting you a few hours before your class to complete a mandatory screen to ensure you and your support person are both feeling well! If you have any questions re: this please don't hesitate to reach out 


 

DATES:  

 

October

October 5th @ 5pm - FULL

October 13th @ 5pm - FULL

October 18th @ 10am - FULL

October 27th @ 5pm

 

November

November 15th @10am 

November 16th @ 5pm 

 

December

December 10th @ 5pm

December 13th @ 10am