Birthsmarter Childbirth Education

Thu Nov 17, 2022 - Wed May 17, 2023
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Repeating every days through May 17, 2023.
Various times
Age: 18 and up
Price: $195

The Birthsmarter Childbirth Education Course covers topics such as Labor & Delivery 101, Comfort & Coping, and Push Prep. This On-Demand course consists of pre-recorded video lessons you can access and watch anytime, entirely at your own pace with lots of instruction for hands on practice. 

  • Part 1: Labor + Delivery 101
    • Birthsmarter’s The Three Actions of Birth and Five Partner Responsibilities
    • Oxytocin and The Positive Feedback Loop of Labor
    • Cervical Changes + Cervical Exams: What’s important?
    • How to #KeepItMoving Through Birth
    • The Stages of Labor
    • Timing Contractions
    • The Water “Breaking”
    • Pre-Labor Signs
    • Getting to Your Birth Location
    • Hospital Vocabulary + “Birth Planning”: Triage, Monitoring, Pitocin and Pain Management, and Labor Induction
  • Part 2: Comfort + Coping
    • Labor Positions
    • Breath Work
    • Partner Massage Techniques
    • Mantras, Affirmations + Visualizations
    • Additional Comfort Measures
  • Part 3: Push Prep 
    • Posture, Alignment, + Breath for Pelvic Health 
    • Fetal Alignment 
    • Pushing Positions  

Registration Includes: 

  • 60-page interactive workbook book, including our Birth Planning Guide and Hospital Packing List
  • Access to Birthsmarter's Online Resource Directory for Pregnancy + Parenting 
  • Gender Neutral Language
  • Weekly Office Hours on Zoom
  • Partner Perks + Discounts 
  • (On-Demand Videos are Captioned) 

What props/tools are required for class?
For this On-Demand class, it might be helpful to have:

  • An inflated birth ball
  • A chair with no arms (a kitchen chair or folding chair)
  • A body pillow/yoga bolster/two bed pillows
  • A tennis ball or other massage tool
  • A big scarf (like a classic Pashmina)
  • A water bottle with a straw top, or a glass of water with a straw
  • A heating pad
  • Lotion or oil, perhaps with a scent you enjoy

Book this on demand course below. The price covers registration for 2 adults. 

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