Class Curriculum

 

My classes cover the following topics:

  • Introductory exercises to help you explore what you can and want to do during your labor.
  • Learning productive and useful positions for labor, through discussion, videos and practice. Also learining techniques for getting the baby into the right position and for preventing tearing.
  • Pain management techniques (aka comfort measures), particularly how partners (and doulas) can help (through watching a video and discusson)
  • Listening to the sound of a woman in labor
  • Review of typical hospital interventions and how to cope with them
  • Stages of labor, how to time contractions, what to expect during actual labor (through discussion and watching a video
  • Itroduction to postpartum and breastfeeding