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September 2019

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

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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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October 2019

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

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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.

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

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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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November 2019

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

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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.

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

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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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December 2019

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

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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.

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

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birth Center, 6 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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$40.00

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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