Natural Childbirth

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.

Topics Include:

  • 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 

  • Hydrotherapy 

  • 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