Childbirth Education + Infant Feeding
Childbirth + Prepared Labor
Three 2.5 hr classes
Class 1: stages of labor, interventions, medicated pain management
Class 2: inductions, cesareans, postpartum recovery + expectations
Class 3: natural pain management + comfort measures in labor
August 7, 14, 21
September 4, 11, 18
October 2, 9, 16
November 6, 13, 20
December 4, 11, 18
March 6, 13, 20
April 3, 10, 17
May 1, 8, 15
June 5, 12, 19
July 3, 10, 17
Infant Feeding Basics
In this one-evening class, taught by Rachael Dehe, IBCLC, you will be familiarized with the instincts you and your baby already have and cover:
The lowdown on milk production
How to position & latch your baby
Reading your baby's cues & feeding according to you and your baby's unique rhythms
How to know your baby is eating well
Preventing engorgement, soreness, and other potential problems (and what to do if it happens)
An eye to the future: how/when to use a pump, storing expressed milk, and weaning
Pumping, bottle feeding, formula, and supplemental feeding systems
*Classes are held the first Thursday of every month.
This class is designed to help the birthing person and their support person learn techniques for communication and coping during the labor process. This class is an excellent refresher course for those are birthing again!
Partner assisted yoga-based postures to support you, to ease sensation during contractions, and to create a more harmonious birth experience
Breathing techniques to ease strong birth sensations and to keep you calm
Acupressure points you can use before, during, and after your birth to help the baby descend more easily, to relieve strong sensations, relax the body and calm the mind
Listening skills to keep you and your partner connected during birth
Essential oils for relaxation and birth challenges
Understanding the rhythm and ritual of birth
*Classes are held the 4th Wednesday of each month.
Contact AustinBorn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-222- 5655 with any questions. If you are trying to register for a class and it is full, please email us to inquire about availability.
Classes are inclusive and respectful of the decisions made by you regarding your pregnancy care, labor and birth preferences, and infant feeding and care choices.