Do you want to feel more prepared for the labor and birth of your baby?
Our Childbirth Preparation Class is for you. Class topics include signs of labor, comfort techniques for moving through labor, medication and anesthesia for labor and birth, relaxation and breathing techniques and much more. Our Childbirth Preparation Class meets once a week, for five weeks. You should plan to finish your class approximately four weeks before your due date. For more information and to determine which classes are right for you, contact our Family Education Department at (818) 952-2272.
What We Will Cover
Just some of the topics we’ll go over include:
Cesarean section birth
Comfort techniques for moving through labor (pelvic tilt, climbing stairs, getting up or down from floor to chair)
Involution of the uterus and the fourth trimester
Medications and anesthesia for labor and birth
Relaxation techniques and practice (cleaning breath, effleurage, pattern-paced breathing, overcoming the urge to push, breathing patterns for pushing stage)