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Giving Birth with Confidence

Childbirth Education Class - Weekly Series

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 150 Canadian dollars
  • Online Meetup

Service Description

Giving Birth with Confidence - Childbirth Education Class - Weekly Series Taught by Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant: Aibhne Jean Stranks, B.Sc.H., IBCLC, LCCE (pronounced Aiv-nee), (pronouns: she/her/hers) Our dynamic Childbirth Education Classes are welcoming, engaging, fun, and provide a safe space for you to ask all of your questions! Our interactive series covers Lamaze International’s Healthy Birth Practices that research has shown greatly improve birth outcomes for both mothers and babies, in addition to evidence-based comfort techniques to help minimize discomfort during labour. We will teach the skills you need to confidently have your best birth possible! Classes are 2h and held once per week: Sundays 2-4 pm. Starting August 8, 2021! Feel welcome to invite your support people who will be with you at your birth. We will cover: · Pregnancy wellbeing: health, nutrition, exercising safely, emotional & physical changes · Stress-reduction skills and building resilience · Creating a Birth Plan & understanding your choices · Communicating with your care provider and birth support team · Coping techniques to manage pain and to aid labour progress · Understanding pain & its purpose and role in childbirth · Movements, positioning and working with various labour sensations · Comfort Measures and labour support strategies for partners · Ways to Optimize Birthing Hormones · Emotional and physical changes in labour and childbirth · Informed decision making and birthing preferences · How to create a relaxing and positive birth environment · Building your village of support in a new world · Strategies for building and maintaining confidence · Common medical interventions and Healthy Birth Practices · Newborn Baby Care, Sleep, Self-Care & Recovery · Transitioning to parenthood – Communication and parenting together *Bundle with our Prenatal Breastfeeding Class to learn everything you need to get off to a great start with your breastfeeding relationship! Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 pm

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations and rescheduling, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance to avoid being charged. (416) 809 - 7984

Contact Details

+ (416) 809-7984

46 Gannett Drive, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

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