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Silver Spring MD
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Single Mom’s Childbirth and Baby Class

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Single Moms Childbirth and Baby Class
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.


February 16, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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