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Coping Strategies & Labor 101

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This two hour hands-on class will you teach you about the various comfort measures available to you during birth. We encourage you to bring your support person to this class as this training is as much for them as it is for you, the birthing person.

Couples will learn:

- what techniques work best during each stage of labor
- things to do and not to do in early labor
- breathing techniques
- use of massagers and comfort touch
- standing, leaning, sitting, kneeling and squatting positions
- usefulness of labor tools {squat bar & birthing/peanut bal}l
- Rebozo techniques
- relaxation and tension release methods
- benefits of aromatherapy for labor and delivery
- acupressure points
- advantages of hydrotherapy

Labor 101: This class will help you understand what to expect and boost your confidence along your childbirth journey, from pregnancy to delivery to going home.

What to expect
Stages of Labor
Birthing plans
Medication options

Class Details:
Comfort Measures for Labor & Birth is a 2-hour class.

When to take:
Any time in your third trimester, preferably after Childbirth Prep class.

$50. This includes the pregnant mom and her partner or support person.

Earlier Event: November 5
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