Preparation for Natural Childbirth

Jennifer Hook
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Jennifer Hook, Certified Doula

Many women today still value the decision to birth their babies without the aid of anesthetics.  For many, birthing naturally is a deeply satisfying experience that is cherished throughout one's lifetime.  The birth of one's baby is a life changing event and participation is such a miracle is truly fulfilling.

Although birth is quite the brilliant phenomenon, the endeavor a woman must take to achieve this can be challenging.  Not only does a woman need the knowledge surrounding labor, delivery and postpartum; she also must possess the tools necessary to find deep within herself the strength needed to complete the journey.
Class Curriculum:

~ Emphasize the significance of the partner’s role, providing him/her with skills and knowledge to enrich the birthing experience.

~ Pain coping practices and techniques through a guided labor simulation.

~ Relaxation and comfort practices using massage, aromatherapy, music, and breath awareness.

~ Creative ways to labor - building a new pain coping mindset.

~ Creative journaling and art.

~ If you must have a cesarean, learn how to have a more positive experience.

~ Become familiar with the terminology, process and stages of labor and birth.

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