Third Coast’s Guide to Childbirth: 6 Week Series

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Strengthen your birth support team! Together with your birthing partner, learn about the process leading up to and throughout labor and birth, as well as what to expect in the early days with a new baby. Get to know other expectant parents; use this class as a starting point for you to build community as you begin this journey into parenthood.

This class will run from May 14th-June 25th, skipping May 28th (Memorial Day weekend)

Topics that we will cover in this  class include:

  • An in depth discussion of what to expect in each phase of labor
  • The role of support partners and care providers during each phase of labor
  • In depth discussion and hands-on practice of comfort measures including both natural and medical options
  • In depth discussion of medical interventions
  • Informed consent and what that looks like in labor and birth
  • What to expect in the first moments and days after your baby is born
  • Breastfeeding
  • Caring for your baby and yourself in the first weeks of parenthood
“I found the ability to have open discussion and comfort established in asking questions extremely helpful. It was especially useful to know that there was no judgement in the individuals choices. ”
“It was a welcoming environment filled with information!”
“Shawna was fantastic! Always open to questions and her teaching seemed to reflect the personality of our class”


Semi-Private Prenatal Yoga sessions offered only for this class!  You can find details here:

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