Childbirth Education + Prenatal Yoga= LOVE
A series of five prenatal yoga and childbirth education workshops for pregnant people and their partners. We will immerse ourselves in conscious preparation, covering the following topics:
- Foundation for Your Ideal Birth: care providers, healthy lifestyles, managing stress
- All about birth: stages of labor, positions, pain and partners
- Informed Decisions: hospital procedures and medications
- The Five Senses: birth environment, hospital tour, massage support for labor
- Preparing for your Fourth Trimester: creating a postpartum plan, postpartum care and support, breastfeeding, infant care.
Each session will include yoga asana practice. Come for all five sessions or choose the sessions that appeal to you. This series may be for you if you are interested in learning more about yoga and how it relates to pregnancy, birth and parenthood, experiencing discomfort in your pregnant body and looking for ways to aid your (and in turn your baby’s) well-being, looking for an inclusive and welcoming childbirth education class.
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Each day will include a 60 minute prenatal yoga asana practice, focused discussion, learning activities and more.
Saturday, September 16, 2-5:30pm– Foundation for Your Ideal Birth-
We will discuss making mindful choices for pregnancy and birth, care providers, and how to choose one that is right for you, prenatal wellness and testing, nutrition, and managing stress. This workshop is the first in a series of five workshops, or perfect for people trying to conceive, or in early pregnany and looking to connect with other couples and learn more about your pregnant body and how to nourish it.
Saturday, September 30, 2-5:30pm– All about birth-
We will learn about the stages of labor and pain management, laboring and pushing positions. We will delve into the physiologic process of birth as well as some yoga philosophy with regard to birth and new life.
Saturday, October 14, 2-5:30pm– Know your Options: Informed Decisions, Hospital Procedures and Medications-
We will discuss how to make informed decisions during pregnancy and birth and why it matters. We will discuss hospital procedures, the available pain medication options in different birth settings, the benefits and risks of each, and creating a birth plan.
Saturday, October 28, 2-5:30pm– Exploring The Five Senses & Birth- We will talk about how to create your ideal birth environment, finding comfort through touch, smell, sound, and taste, and of course, movement. We will discuss massage for labor, partner support, oxytocin and connection.
Saturday, November 11, 2-6pm– Preparing for your Fourth Trimester-
Much thought and planning goes into the birth of your new baby, rightfully so, but the time after baby also demands some thought and planning. In this workshop, we will learn all about breastfeeding and infant care, creating a postpartum plan, nutrition for the optimal care your family following the life-changing event of birth.