Childbirth Classes New York


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In this comprehensive workshop you will learn everything you need to know about labor and birth. Come experience an extraordinary workshop designed to prepare you and your partner for one of the most important days of your life!

New York City Childbirth Class Content:

  • The 10 signs of labor and how you can really labor at home a long time
  • Birthing in action- phases of labor made easy
  • What your brain has to do with all this
  • Yes, we will be breathing- a lot! You will learn the best techniques for every phase of labor
  • 20 ways to improve your pain-threshold during labor
  • Powerful techniques and exercises simulating contractions
  • Discover how birth partners can help
  • Natural birth vs epidural- what the controversy is all about
  • How to set appropriate goals during your birth
  • Why a birth plan is the key to a good birth experience and how to write one (and it could be one sentence long only!)
  • Learn to navigate the hospital protocols and procedures
  • Why a doula lowers the csection risk by 40% and and whether to have a doula for your own birth
  • When and how to say no when interventions are suggested
  • The 3 most important things to do to avoid perineal tearing
  • What “pushing” actually means
  • How your little one actively helps to be born
  • The first two hours after birth and how to keep the room quiet
  • When the “I can successfully breastfeed”- time-window closes
  • 10 key things you didn’t know about breastfeeding
  • The inextricable link between how you birth and how healthy your baby will be after birth
  • Breastfeeding 101- you will receive a comprehensive handout with breastfeeding FAQ
  • Get a clear picture of what the postpartum weeks will look like and how they can be AMAZING (like your birth!)
  • Discover how to avoid breastfeeding problems
  • Receive introductions to post partum specialists who can jump in when needed

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Interested in a private class? Email me for private class packages and rates at stephanie@thenewyorkdoula.com.