If you’re planning a natural labor, this 3-hour, private class takes place in the privacy of your home and provides a comprehensive overview of relaxation and distraction techniques, including breathing, massage, acupuncture and hydrotherapy.
What to Expect
Class Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $325 (includes 1 support person)
Location: Private class in your home
Taught by a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse.
How to Book: Please select a date/time in the booking tool. Once you select ‘Continue,’ you will be prompted to enter additional availability. A Boston NAPS team member will contact you to finalize your private session. Don’t see an open time/date that works for your schedule? Fill out our Appointment Request Form.
Pregnancy discomforts and remedies
The anatomy of pregnancy
Preparing for childbirth
Recognizing your labor, when to call your provider and techniques to manage labor from home
Early and active labor
Natural induction methods
Comfort measures for your labor and ways your partner can support you throughout your labor
Relaxation techniques and mindfulness in labor
Utilizing distraction and visualization during your labor
Breathing techniques during and after contractions
How to apply acupressure and massage during labor
Birth planning and preferences
Tools and education on positioning during the pushing stage of your labor
What to expect at delivery
Skin to skin and keeping mom and baby together
Postpartum and recovery
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