Childbirth Preparation

For pregnant women and their support partners

Carmen Eisenbarth, RN

Lincoln County

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Childbirth Preparation

This three-session course helps expectant women and their partners prepare for upcoming labor and birth, as well as the first few weeks after birth.

Through discussion, DVD, PowerPoint and demonstration, expectant parents will learn:

  • How to gain confidence and deal with concerns about the upcoming labor and birth
  • How to achieve a good birthing experience
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • How the partner can support the pregnant and birthing mom
  • The role and benefits of a second labor companion during labor and delivery
  • Anatomy and physiology of labor and delivery
  • Some floor exercises to learn to strengthen your body in preparation for child birth
  • Comfort measures during labor and variations in labor
  • The procedure of Cesarean birth
  • Benefits and risks of medication and medical interventions during labor and childbirth
  • Evaluating options and communicating with your health care provider
  • Hospital facilities and procedures
  • Breastfeeding, care and bonding
  • Preparing for returning to work

Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 to register.

  • Mondays
    6:00-8:00pm
    November 4, 18 , 25, 2019
  • Center for Health Education, 2nd Floor
    740 SW 9th St., Newport
  • Free
  • Mondays
    6:00-8:00pm
    November 4, 18 , 25, 2019
  • Center for Health Education, 2nd Floor
    740 SW 9th St., Newport
  • Free
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