Tuesdays or Thursdays
Cost: $75.00 for materials
This four-week childbirth education series is designed to prepare expectant women and their support person for their childbirth experience. Choose to come to either the Tuesday or Thursday series. We recommend that you choose to attend a session that ends one month before your baby is due.
*The option to come to only one or two sessions is available for those who need refresher class only.
Class #1 Go with the Flow
This class is designed to help expectant mothers and their support person prepare for a positive childbirth experience. Mothers will learn what to expect during the labor process and ways to use breathing and relaxation to cope with discomfort during childbirth.
Class #2 When Pregnancy Isn’t Perfect
This class is designed to educate women on pregnancy complications, alternative birth methods including cesarean section delivery, and use of medications and anesthesia during the labor process.
Class #3 Breastfeeding Your Newborn
Topics during this class include information on childcare and newborn development, what to expect immediately after the delivery of your baby, and tips and techniques that will enable you to have a positive breastfeeding experience.
Class #4 Putting it all Together
It’s celebration time! During the final class in the series we will celebrate your pregnancy with a party complete with games and door prizes. This class will provide important information as to postpartum recovery for mom. It will also provide the opportunity to practice breathing and relaxation skills learned throughout the previous three weeks. Enjoy refreshments provided by Sierra Cascade Nutrition and Activity Consortium.
Call Healthy Mothers at 530-876-2518 to register.