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November 2017

Refresher Childbirth Education Course (3 week course) Week 3

November 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WEEK 2:  Refresher Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long and is designed for parents who have already had a hospital birth or births who are choosing to birth at home for the first time. Classes will be held on Mondays, November 13th, 20th, & 27th. We will discuss complications that can be resolved at home, as well as methods to make transfers to the hospital go smoothly, including your rights and responsibilities as a pregnant patient. We will…

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December 2017

Childbirth Education Course (6 week course): Week 5

December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WEEK 5: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 6 weeks long. Classes will be held on Mondays, November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, December 4th, & 11th. We will discuss strategies to ensure a successful breastfeeding relationship, including education on the 9 instinctual stages of the Golden Hour, and methods to encourage the breastcrawl in the initial breastfeeding experience. We will also discuss methods to promote a positive postpartum experience/’babymoon’. We will practice using slings and wraps for babywearing. There will be…

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Preparing for Breastfeeding

December 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 2 hour class, taught by Julie Oberhouzer, a board certified Lactation Consultant, will provide an introduction to the first days of breastfeeding, overcoming common problems, hand expression, and what you can do now to prepare yourself for breastfeeding! Cost is $35, partners welcome. Email julieoberholzer@gmail.com to register

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Childbirth Education Course (6 week course): Week 6

December 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WEEK 6: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 6 weeks long. Classes will be held on Mondays, November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, December 4th, & 11th. We will have a question and answer session with a postpartum family. We will also discuss issues that often arise in the later postpartum, including information about cloth diapering, life with a new baby, strategies for transitioning from a couple to a family/adding another sibling to your family, and building community with other families.

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May 2018

3 Week Childbirth Education

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - June 2 @ 4:00 pm
CHOICE

May 19-June 2   from 1:00-4:00pm this is a 3 class series meeting on Saturdays at CHOICE. WEEK 1: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will cover the anatomy and physiology of labor and birth, which will inform our discussion of why moms and babies have better outcomes with undisturbed birthing practices. We will also be practicing relaxation methods. We will identify signs of early labor, active labor,…

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September 2018

3 Week Childbirth Education Class 1

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEEK 1: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will cover the anatomy and physiology of labor and birth, which will inform our discussion of why moms and babies have better outcomes with undisturbed birthing practices. We will also be practicing relaxation methods. We will identify signs of early labor, active labor, and pushing stages through discussion and watching videos, as well as practicing hands-on techniques, including acupressure points,…

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3 Week Childbirth Education Class 2

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEEK 2: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will discuss labor support and activities in each stage of labor. We will focus on positive affirmations and time will be set aside to create positive affirmation art. We will discuss complications that can be resolved at home, as well as methods to make transfers to the hospital go smoothly, including your rights and responsibilities as a pregnant person. We…

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October 2018

3 Week Childbirth Education Class 3

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEEK 3: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will discuss strategies to ensure a successful breastfeeding relationship, including education on the 9 instinctual stages of the Golden Hour, and methods to encourage the breastcrawl in the initial breastfeeding experience. We will also discuss methods to promote a positive postpartum experience/’babymoon’. We will practice using slings and wraps for babywearing. We will also discuss issues that often arise in…

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December 2018

3 Week Childbirth Education Class 1

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEEK 1: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will cover the anatomy and physiology of labor and birth, which will inform our discussion of why moms and babies have better outcomes with undisturbed birthing practices. We will also be practicing relaxation methods. We will identify signs of early labor, active labor, and pushing stages through discussion and watching videos, as well as practicing hands-on techniques, including acupressure points,…

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3 Week Childbirth Education Class 2

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEEK 2: Childbirth Education Course. This course is 3 weeks long. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-4pm. We will discuss labor support and activities in each stage of labor. We will focus on positive affirmations and time will be set aside to create positive affirmation art. We will discuss complications that can be resolved at home, as well as methods to make transfers to the hospital go smoothly, including your rights and responsibilities as a pregnant person. We…

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