Childbirth classes now offered online

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Memorial Childbirth Center has launched its first online childbirth class for expectant moms and families. A registration fee of $100 allows unlimited access to this 'e-class' for three months.

The eight-chapter program is an interactive, Web-based class that uses video, personal birth stories, animations, activities and games to teach the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their birth.

Topics of the class include:

    Understanding Pregnancy: what's happening to your body, warning signs, nutrition, exercise Learn about Labor: preparing for birth, pre-labor signs, onset of labor, 3D animation of labor process
    See how the stages of labor unfold: watch amazing real-life birth stories
    Discover helpful comfort techniques: breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor and pushing, positions, advice for partners
    Understand postpartum issues
    Cesarean births
    Newborn care
    Learn about Memorial's Childbirth Center: information about rooms, services, parking and visitor policies

Click for registration information.

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