Virtual Birthing Class (Ascension Providence)
Knowledge is power! This 3 week series (3 consecutive Mondays), taught by one of our experienced Alternative Birthing Center(ABC) registered nurses, will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to bring your baby into the world. Whether you wish to deliver naturally, need to have a scheduled cesarean section or have no birth preferences yet--- this course will prepare you for almost everything you may encounter!
We will cover what you need to know and what many of us wish we had known. Including, but not limited to:
Determining birth wishes
Expected physiologic and/or psychological changes
Getting ready for labor
Preparing your bag and signs your body is getting ready
Preparing you and your support person--physically and mentally!
Warning signs of preterm labor or other potential problems
Signs your body is getting ready for labor and how to know it’s “GO” time
Labor stages (1-4), potential medical procedures, and the intervention chain
Comfort techniques, positions and your pain management options
Indications, expectations and a family-centered approach
Your Newborn (for a more detailed introduction take our Infant Class HERE)
Feeding your baby (for a more detailed introduction take our Breastfeeding Class HERE)
Your body after baby: lifestyle and physical changes
Reasons to call for help for you or baby
Your role as the SUPPORT PERSON
How to be the best labor and birth coach
Helping mom and baby meet their goals and wishes
To learn more about our classes or purchase a class bundle (must be done before class registration) please click HERE. For additional questions or if you are having trouble registering, please email cbeProvidenceSfldNovi@ascension.org.
Rebekah Peters, BSN, RN, MOM of 5
If your class required payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the class/program. Ascension Providence reserves the right to cancel classes with less than 5 registrants. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.