Lamaze - Weekend
This class meets for four hours on Friday and eight hours on Saturday.
The Lamaze class helps prepare couples for the last weeks of pregnancy, labor, birth, and the early days with the baby. The goal of this course is to allow couples to make informed birth choices and feel prepared for their upcoming birth experience. Class will be held on Friday 6 - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. There is no charge for this class.
Topics covered include:
*Anatomy and physiology of the birth process
*Relaxation and breathing techniques
*Role of labor support person
*Pain control theories and options
*Physical and emotional postpartum care
Couples need to bring two or three pillows of any kind and a blanket or comforter.
We strongly recommend taking your class at the hospital where you are delivering your baby. We recommend you finish your classes at least four weeks before your due date.
If bad weather occurs on the day of your scheduled class, please call 972-981-3948 and listen to the recorded message to find out if your class is cancelled.