Child Birth & Breastfeeding Education


Prenatal Condensed Series

Okanagan University College


Private Childbirth Education
 

Connected Birth - Private Childbirth Education Classes

Our private childbirth education has been created to fully explain the birthing process and to inform you of ALL your birth options. We teach with a holistic approach; by preparing your whole self (mind and body) for your upcoming birth.
 

Benefits of private sessions

  • Tailored to your specific needs

  • At a time convenient for you

  • Done in the comfort of your own home

  • Allows you to discuss personal issues at ease

Content

  • Items needed to prepare for your birth

  • Stages of labour and what you can expect

  • What is happening to the body during birth

  • Creating a birth preference document for you and your care providers

  • Preparing the mind for birth- how to work through fear

  • Preparing the body for birth- coping methods, positions and movements

  • Tips and tricks for partners and/or labour support persons

  • The effect your labouring environment can have on your birth experience

  • The importance of optimal fetal positioning

  • Transition and pushing

  • Birth options and newborn procedures

  • The importance of skin to skin contact

  • Medical interventions- risks and benefits

  • The importance of self care and signs and symptoms of PPD

  • Breastfeeding in a nutshell and practical newborn care

  • Yoga positions and movements for pregnancy/labour and birth

Private childbirth education- $140 + travel fee if located outside of the Shuswap area. Payment options available.

Contact us for more information and to register.