Preparing for Multiple Births
This class meets two times for a total of 12 hours.
This class consists of two sessions and is exclusively for couples expecting twins, triplets or more. It combines preparation for childbirth and aspects of breastfeeding to better equip those expecting multiples. This series prepares couples not only for the birth, but also for the exciting challenges that lie ahead for the whole family. The ideal time to take this series is between your fourth and sixth month. It is recommended that the participants sign up early as this class is not offered every month. There is no charge for this class.
*Anatomy and physiology of the birth process
*Role of the support person
*Signs of preterm labor
*Pain control theories and options
*Vaginal and Cesarean birth
*Breastfeeding challenges with multiples
*Physical and emotional postpartum care
THIS IS A PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS AND ADDITIONAL PREPARED/LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES ARE NOT NEEDED.
Couples need to bring two or four pillows of any kind and a blanket or comforter.
We strongly recommend taking your class at the hospital where you are delivering your baby.
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.