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Lamaze Childbirth Class - Preparing for Baby: Pregnancy, Birth and Home

  • Loudoun Pilates 604 S King St #006 Leesburg, VA 20175 United States (map)

$195.00

This one-day intensive group class runs from 9-5:30 pm Sunday.

Take the fear out of childbirth and get both you and your partner ready for your baby. This class is designed to give you evidence-based information on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period so you can make informed decisions and feel ready for the journey ahead. 

The $60.00 registration fee is per couple. There will be an additional $135.00 due to the teacher on the first day of class.

Note: Registration fees are non-refundable but transferable to another class.

The class will cover:

  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • Common pregnancy and birth concerns
  • Pregnancy comfort and relaxation techniques
  • Picking a care provider and place of birth
  • The natural process of birth
  • Fear & Pain – let’s address it & look at the facts
  • Techniques for childbirth partners
  • Coping strategies for pain and fear
  • The benefits of different kinds of birth (non-medicated, medicated, induction, cesarean)
  • The role of interventions
  • How to make informed decisions about interventions
  • Birthing positions
  • The gentle cesarean
  • After the birth: what to keep in mind – healing, caring for baby, and breastfeeding
  • What happens in postpartum to your body and mind
  • Partner’s postpartum role and other support
  • Problem-solving common fears in postpartum
  • Review of birth plan and role play of possible situations

The goal of the course is to provide a balanced approach, combining the benefits of Lamaze with medical practices, if needed, to enable mom and partner to enjoy a positive birth experience.

Registrants for this class also receive handouts, a workbook, and complimentary review videos to watch at home!

Insurance Reimbursement is often available with a class receipt

Military Discounts are available. Contact your instructor for details.