Empowered Natural Birth

Childbirth education focusing on staying low risk, minimizing interventions and learning to advocate for yourself.

This course is designed for women who are planning to have or are interested in learning about a natural childbirth in today’s culture of medicalized birth.
Having a child by natural childbirth is one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of any woman’s life. But if you’re expecting a child (particularly if this is your first time), it can also be pretty overwhelming!

What you’ll learn

  • Describe a normal labor and delivery.
  • Perform pregnancy exercises to prepare the body for birth.
  • Make informed decisions about labor and delivery.
  • Eat a well balanced diet aimed at preventing complications during pregnancy.
  • Understand the importance of relaxation in labor and delivery.
  • Describe characteristics of a newborn baby.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • Stuck: Finding The Right Childbirth Education For You –> 3 lectures • 31min.
  • Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Delivery –> 3 lectures • 29min.
  • 1st Stage Labor –> 5 lectures • 45min.
  • 2nd and 3rd Stage Labor –> 3 lectures • 21min.
  • The Big Picture –> 1 lecture • 11min.
  • Newborn and Postpartum –> 1 lecture • 18min.
  • Thank you –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Empowered Natural Birth

Requirements

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course but expectant mothers and their support person are encouraged to take it together..

This course is designed for women who are planning to have or are interested in learning about a natural childbirth in today’s culture of medicalized birth.

Having a child by natural childbirth is one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of any woman’s life. But if you’re expecting a child (particularly if this is your first time), it can also be pretty overwhelming!

Your mind is undoubtedly filled with fear, uncertainty, and confusion. You want the best, most positive birth experience possible for you and your new baby… but you just don’t know where to turn to get support and answers to your questions!

This class is designed to educate you on what is normal during labor and delivery to allow you and your partner to make informed decisions around your birth. Focused specifically on for the mom who desires a low to no intervention birth, this class uses actual case studies, demonstrations, lectures and PDF handouts to prepare you to confidently step forward into labor, delivery and parenthood.

While this class will benefit most pregnant woman, it is not designed to replace the role of your medical provider and should not be construed as medical advice.

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