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December 2018

Prenatal Yoga

December 10 @ 5:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Each class begins with a round-table where we take time for discussion and friendship. This is an opportunity for each mother to talk about how she is feeling and ask any questions. There is a special camaraderie and closeness that comes during this time and most women find the support to be invaluable. The discussion is followed by a short centering and meditation-aided by breathwork to quiet the mind and bring focus to the body. The physical practice focuses on…

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Baby & Me Yoga

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Ages: We dont dictate how early or late you and Baby can participate in the class. Most parents will begin coming as soon as baby can hold their own head up and will stay until baby begins to crawl. Class Description:Create space in your body, breath and mind as you move, stretch and relax in a warm friendly environment designed to strengthen your emotional, spiritual and physical connection with baby.Surrounded in the company of other new moms, we begin class by…

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$40.00

Preparing for Birth Series: Finding Comfort (Class 2 of 3)

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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We will look at the complex interaction between the mind and body during labor and review ways to minimize labor pain and increase the efficiency of labor contractions. We will spend time practicing various positions for labor and birth, visualizations/scripts and comfort techniques together as a couple. We will discuss the medical options for pain relief, including narcotics and epidural anesthesia. Individual class is $40.00 ($50.00 includes the book) Series $120.00 (includes the book) Please RSVP using the button below. [av_toggle title='RSVP'…

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Connections: A monthly gathering for moms

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Come late, come nursing, come with bottles, come with a baby/babies you birthed (vaginally or cesarean) or baby/babies you are fostering or adopting, come with a smile or exhausted or tears, come with or without confidence, come showered or unshowered, come exactly as you are. We are here for each other, exactly as we are. Parenthood is immense, tender, consuming and important. Good, non-judgmental support is critical and can boost your parenting skills & confidence. We are not designed to…

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Prenatal Yoga

December 17 @ 5:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Each class begins with a round-table where we take time for discussion and friendship. This is an opportunity for each mother to talk about how she is feeling and ask any questions. There is a special camaraderie and closeness that comes during this time and most women find the support to be invaluable. The discussion is followed by a short centering and meditation-aided by breathwork to quiet the mind and bring focus to the body. The physical practice focuses on…

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Baby & Me Yoga

December 19 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Ages: We dont dictate how early or late you and Baby can participate in the class. Most parents will begin coming as soon as baby can hold their own head up and will stay until baby begins to crawl. Class Description:Create space in your body, breath and mind as you move, stretch and relax in a warm friendly environment designed to strengthen your emotional, spiritual and physical connection with baby.Surrounded in the company of other new moms, we begin class by…

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$40.00

Preparing for Birth Series: Following the Birth (Class 3 of 3)

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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We will spend time discussing postpartum adjustments, physical recovery and emotions, including ways to set boundaries and help lower the stress, as much as possible. We will discuss newborn care practices as well as typical newborn abilities and physical characteristics. Infused in these topics are tips to make this transitional time go as smoothly as possible. We will explore the needs of a newborn and breastfeeding basics: benefits, positions, latch, how to tell if baby is getting enough, and more. We will discuss common breastfeeding challenges and tips…

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January 2019
$40.00

Preparing for Birth Series: Labor and Birth (Class 1 of 3)

January 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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We will explore the anatomy, physiology, behaviors and emotions of labor and birth in each stage. We’ll discuss the influences that lead to the start of labor, the characteristics of each stage, and we will help partners brainstorm ways that they can provide support at each stage. We will also examine variations that can occur during labor and discuss steps you can take to evaluate the necessity for intervention. We will go over cesarean births; the process, the options and the recovery. In addition, we will discuss…

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Prenatal Yoga

January 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Each class begins with a round-table where we take time for discussion and friendship. This is an opportunity for each mother to talk about how she is feeling and ask any questions. There is a special camaraderie and closeness that comes during this time and most women find the support to be invaluable. The discussion is followed by a short centering and meditation-aided by breathwork to quiet the mind and bring focus to the body. The physical practice focuses on…

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Baby & Me Yoga

January 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Ages: We dont dictate how early or late you and Baby can participate in the class. Most parents will begin coming as soon as baby can hold their own head up and will stay until baby begins to crawl. Class Description:Create space in your body, breath and mind as you move, stretch and relax in a warm friendly environment designed to strengthen your emotional, spiritual and physical connection with baby.Surrounded in the company of other new moms, we begin class by…

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