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Silver Spring MD
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Single Mom Childbirth & Baby Care Basics * Mar 18 to Apr 1

March 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Who it’s for: Single Moms or women whose partner is not available for birth, our “Solo Moms”. This class is not for couples. But, Moms may bring whoever will be a support person at the birth of their baby.
    Details: This three-week course is to help single mom or “solo” moms enter into motherhood with confidence. Course topics include:

  • 1st Week – Childbirth Class
  • Pregnancy changes before and during labor and, Laboring at home when in Early Labor
    Routine hospital procedures for most DC Area Hospitals
    Discussing various Medical pain relief options: epidurals and narcotics
    Review Cesarean Procedures in most hospitals

  • 2nd Week – Comfort Measures and Relaxation Techniques
  • Practicing Comfort measures: how to cope with contractions through breathing and relaxation
    Practicing various birth and pushing techniques
    How to recover during the postpartum period
    Mom’s support person should attend to become familiar with comfort measures.

  • 3rd Week – Baby Care and Breastfeeding Basics
  • Procedures following the baby’s birth
    Understanding normal newborn characteristics
    Bathing, diapering, burping, holding, and swaddling
    Learn breastfeeding techniques for successful latching

Fee: $170 for each Mom.


March 18, 2021
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm