Lamaze Natural Childbirth
This class meets three times for a total of 12 hours.
This class meets for three-hour sessions on four consecutive weeks. This class is designed for those who plan to use coping skills and comfort measures rather than medications to manage the challenges of labor. In this course you are in an environment with other couples that desire a natural birth. This course will build confidence to help you give birth without anesthesia. There is no charge for this class.
*Pain management skills
*Labor support skills
*Exercises to prepare for birth
*Relaxation and breathing techniques
*Various labor patterns
*Setting your birth environment
*Life with baby
*Brief overview of medications, medical interventions and cesarean birth
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.