This 3 hour (2 sessions) class is designed to help you and your partner prepare for the birth of your child. The class fosters positive beliefs and attitudes by providing accurate, useful and up-to-date information about labor and the birth process. Information is provided about a variety of tools for pain management including relaxation, breathing, comfort measures and labor support skills for the labor support companion. The class also includes information about complications, pain medications, medical interventions and cesarean birth. Information about care of the mother and baby immediately after birth is included. Fathers/birth partners will learn the skills and techniques to stay confident in their role. Please bring a pillow and wear comfortable clothing.
If you have questions about class content, have a situation such as adoption or other special needs, please call (541) 222-7074. If your payment preference is other than a credit card, please call (541) 222-7074.