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Fri & Sat Weekend Childbirth Class

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Express Class – Online registration for this event.
Who it’s for: Expectant parents and partners (that includes whoever will be a support person at the birth of your baby). The focus is on vaginal delivery. Details: This Lamaze format class meets on either Friday night from 6:30 to 9:30 pm and on Saturday from 9:00 to 5:00 pm (Fri and Sat Weekend Class) – or – on Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Sat and Sun Weekend Class). Course topics include:
  • Pregnancy changes before and during labor
  • Laboring at home when in Early Labor
  • Practicing Comfort measures: how to cope with contractions through breathing and relaxation
  • Practicing various birth and pushing techniques
  • Routine hospital procedures for most DC Area Hospitals
  • Discussing various Medical pain relief: epidurals and narcotics
  • Review Cesareans Procedures in most hospitals
  • How to recover during the postpartum period
  • Also 6-month access to online new parent portal and Facebook group.
  • Will provide realistic expectations and examples to work with hospital staff
    • Your partner is taught how to comfort you to make your labor easier.
      • You will need two pillows and a blanket to use for practicing the coping techniques on Saturday.
        • You will also need two long scarves to practice comfort measures!
          • A virtual tour of Georgetown University Hospital will be included
            • The fee is $225 per couple.

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
www.momease.com

Organizer

Marnesha Hall

Venue

Live Webinar with Instructor

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