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This class is designed to provide thorough information about options for
maternal healthcare services in the local DMV area and provide a
foundation of knowledge of the Stages of labor and comfort measures
to cope with natural labor. This class will also detail options for
interventions and pain medications and emergency procedures. This is a 9 hour class offered in 3 separate visits with a
focus on promoting power & ownership of the healthcare process for
each pregnant person & their families. 

topics covered:

  • Pregnancy Nutrition, Exercise & Emotional Well-being

  • Client Rights, Shared Decision Making & Informed consent

  • Options for Provider & Locations for Giving Birth 

  • Interventions

  • Stages of Labor

  • Coping Techniques & Practice

  • Breastfeeding Initiation

  • Postpartum Nutrition & Recovery

$350

This class is designed to provide instruction on breastfeeding initiation
and maintenance, weaning, and basic newborn care. This is a 3 hour in person class that is well suited for first time or experienced parents, siblings & other relatives or care takers of the newborn.

 

      Topics Covered: 

  • Breastfeeding Anatomy

  • Benefits of Breastfeeding

  • Nutrition for breastfeeding & Postpartum Recovery

  • Breastfeeding initiation & Maintenance

  • Postpartum Newborn Procedures

  • Diapering, Bathing & Basic Newborn Care

  • Warning Signs & When to Call

  • Safe sleep

  • Baby wearing

     $150

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