Confident Birth - 4 Week Series

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Confident Birth - 4 Week Series

275.00

Doulas of Orange County offers a comprehensive and unbiased approach to childbirth education, focusing on the unique needs of the class participants, along with evidence based information. Our goal is to assist parents in preparing for their birth with confidence, by providing them with the tools needed to make informed decisions every step of the way. In this 4 part series, Orange County families will learn about pregnancy health and nutrition, physiology of labor, relaxation and pain management techniques, birth choices, standard procedures and how to confidently navigate through all of their options. Each session will include hands-on activities that will create a deeper bond with a mother's partner and prepare them for the incredible experience of childbirth. Our classes include judgment-free discussion of all birthing options and scenarios including natural birth plans, pain medications and cesareans. We encourage our students to share openly and connect with other parents in the class to begin building their community for years to come!  


If your schedule doesn’t allow for regular group classes, we also offer a private, in-home option that is personalized to your specific needs and learning style. 

4 week series: Each group session is 2.5 hours in length

Students will: 
•    Understand the Stages of Labor and emotional/physical markers
•    Develop their ideal vision and desires for labor and birth
•    Learn comfort through Massage, Visualization, Meditation and Relaxation
•    Practice properly paced breathing
•    Explore Non-Medicated and Medicated Pain Relief Options
•    Discover Labor and Birthing Positions for comfort and progression
•    Review Optimal health and nutrition during pregnancy
•    Expectations for "The Welcoming Hour" including routine newborn procedures
•    How to facilitate bonding in those first hours after birth
•    Utilizing Tools: Birth Ball, Distraction, Breathing, Counter Pressure, Massage, Hot/Cold Therapy, and more

The Details: 
Fee: $275
Instructor: Lauren Jacobs, Co-Owner of Doulas of Orange County
Attendees: Parent and partner or support person
Minimum: *We require 3 students registered to hold class series. Read our full list of class policies here. 

Upcoming Series Dates:: 
Tuesdays::August 22nd - September 12th / 6:00-8:30pm
Sundays::October 1 - October 29th / 1pm-3:30pm (no class October 15th)
Tuesdays::November 7th - November 28th / 6:00pm-8:30pm

 

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