Coping with labor. This session is especially useful for partners and support people. The most important way to approach the birth of your baby is with confidence and relaxation. This series discusses coping with labor, comfort measures, encouragement, centering yourself, massage, water therapy, birth ball and breathing and all birthing options. All you need to prepare for the birth of your baby in a safe and relaxed environment.
Labor Positions and Exercises. This session will go over signs of labor and the benefits of different labor positions. Exercises using birth balls and other accessories is very useful during active labor and we encourage you to be an active participant in the birth process. Using movement and gravity during labor can shorten and ease labor by giving your baby lots of opportunities to move into the best position for birth. You may bring your own birth ball and yoga mat to this class – demonstrations will be made. Partners and/or support people are invited to attend.