Childbirth for Multiples

No two pregnancies are ever alike, but carrying multiples can bring additional challenges and approaches. This private, 1:1 class takes place in the privacy of your home and is tailored to your specific needs as an expectant mother of twins or triplets.

 

What to Expect

Class Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $325 (includes 1 support person)
Location: Private, in-home class

Taught by a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse.

Topics Include:

  • Aches, discomforts and remedies for pregnancy with twins or triplets

  • Emotional and physical challenges for a twin or triplet pregnancy

  • Dealing with potential bed rest

  • Pregnancy complications, warning signs and when to call your doctor

  • Testing during pregnancy for multiples done by your doctor or midwife

  • Premature babies and the NICU

  • Anatomy and physiology of a twin or triplet pregnancy

  • Preparing for labor and knowing when to call your doctor

  • Contraction patterns and breathing techniques

  • Natural childbirth

  • Pain management during labor or a cesarean section

  • Delivery scenarios for multiples: both vaginal and caesarean delivery

  • Recovering after delivery

  • Preparing your home, particularly which items you will need to buy for each child