In a private class, I will come to your home with my teaching aids and a complete set of custom hand-outs. Topics we can cover include:
Anatomy and Physiology of Birth (i.e. how the baby is born)
effacement, dilation, fetal positioning, cardinal movements
Signs of Labour
- true vs. false labouR
- when to go to the Hospital and where to go when you get there
Stages and Phases of Labour
- events of each stage
- early, active and transition phases: length of each phase, physical and emotional characteristics.
Partner's Role - Comfort Measures
- relaxation and breathing techniques, positioning, alternative comfort measures (massage, water, hot & cold, etc.), music, labour bag.
- epidural and other medications, fetal monitoring, artificial rupture of membranes, episiotomy, forceps and vacuum extraction, methods of inducing/augmenting labour, cesarean section
If you have any questions or wish to book an in home private class, please contact me at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 416.745.6268.