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Childbirth Class | Week 2 | Pain and Comfort
July 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
What should I bring & know?
•A coach if possible (can be the father of the baby or anyone that is going to be helping you with your labor!) A coach is not mandatory; come alone if you prefer.
•Wear comfortable clothes that you can move in.
• Drinks and snacks will be provided.
What will I learn?
•Body changes & discomforts during pregnancy
•Myths associated with pregnancy
•Exercises to prepare for labor
•Warning signs & when to call the doctor
•Stages of labor
•What contractions feel like & timing contractions
•Positions for comfort during labor and for pushing
•How to use a birthing ball
•What happens if you have to have a c-section
•Pain management options including epidurals
•Breathing & relaxation techniques for pain management
•Newborn care & breastfeeding
Class 1 – Understanding Labor and Birth
Class 2 – Pain and Comfort
Class 3 – Labor Interventions
Class 4 – Postpartum and Baby Care
Class 5 – Breastfeeding
How much is the class and how do I register?
The class is free and open to EVERYONE (even if you are not a Cogdell patient). Call the OB nurses at 325-574-7150 with any questions. All classes meet in the Labor and Delivery Wing.