We have a variety of childbirth classes covering topics ranging from healthy pregnancy, labor, doulas, waterbirth, birth, essential oil uses, breastfeeding, postpartum, newborn, and more! Read below for all the scoop!! Hope to see you there!
Week 1 Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
(E.g., nutrition, exercise, birth anatomy, pregnancy anatomy, changes in mom, fetal development, common discomforts and remedies, Q & A, etc.)
Week 2 Labor and Doulas
(E.g., Preterm Labor & Warning Signs, Stages of Labor, Labor Supporter's Role,
Water Breaking, Relaxation, Comfort Measures; ie. labor positions, breathing, birth ball, peanut ball, how to use utilize the bath/shower in labor, music, aroma, hot/cold packs, etc., Tips to help avoid a Perineal Tear, and Birth Plans)
Week 3 Birth and Waterbirth
(E.g, Pushing; pushing positions, coached vs. mother-led, Waterbirth; known benefits, birth tub facts, setting up birthing tub, when to avoid, recommended criteria for use of, etc., Placenta; delayed cord clamping vs. immediate, Benefits of skin-to-skin, Recovery, Postpartum for Mom, Exercise after birth, Communication with Care Providers, Informed Consent, Interventions, etc.)
Week 4 Postpartum and Newborn
(E.g., Newborn Appearance, Newborn Procedures, Caring for your Newborn, Normal Newborns, Newborn Reflexes, and Calming a Baby)
This 4- week series takes place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday nights of every month.
(Class Week 1 Staying Healthy During Pregnancy & Class Week 2 Labor and Doulas are Offered in August, October, December, February, April, and June)
(Class Week 3 Labor and Doulas & Class Week 4 Postpartum and Newborn are Offered in
July, September, November, January, March, May)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST
Location: Grandview, MO 64030
(Please register or call 816-388-9909 for exact location)
Price: $25.00/per class/ per couple (total series $100)
(* For NBKC Clients Classes Are Included with Birth Fee For No Additional Charge)
We would love to have you! This class is open to the public for any couple wanting
to attend childbirth classes.