PreNATAL CLASSES OFFERED AT OUR CLINIC
Old City Midwives are happy to collaborate with Journey of Birth Prenatal Classes to provide childbirth classes for you and your partner that inform, inspire and build your confidence to welcome your baby. Three week series, one day intensives or private classes are available.
PreNATAL CLASSES TOPICS COVERED.....
PREPARING FOR LABOUR & GIVING BIRTH
Overview of labour and birth, with a focus on what you're likely to experience at the various stages. How to build a pain coping mindset for confidence and resilience in birth, adapt well to changes along the way, and tangible pain coping techniques with in-class practice and tips.
PARTNER & DOULA SUPPORT
Partners play a significant role in childbirth. Learn how to help her cope with pain, stay focused and what to expect so you feel confident. Learn about the role of doulas and other support.
LIFE AFTER BIRTH: Physical Recovery & Family Adjustment
The first weeks after birth, postpartum recovery & adjustment, changes in your partnership, moods & hormones, physical health and more.
CARING FOR YOUR NEWBORN
Breastfeeding and the all-important latch, sleep, diapering, bathing, and tips for soothing a fussy baby.