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Prepared Childbirth Classes at UTMB Residence

Prepared childbirth education classes are dedicated to providing education, support, encouragement, and information to pregnant women and their designated support person.

2013 Prepared Childbirth Six Week Series
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Classes include powerpoint presentations, videos, handouts, hands on
visual aids, diaper changing stations, etc. LOTS OF FUN!
Week 1
  • Tips to reach your due date
  • Hospital visit packing tips
  • Tips to treat common discomforts
  • Prenatal Exercise Advice
  • Prenatal Nutrition Guide
Week 2
  • Stages of Labor
  • Lamaze breathing techniques
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Helpful hints for coaches
  • How do I know I'm in labor?
Week 3
  • Spiritual support
  • The importance of your V.I.P
  • Medical Interventions
  • Pain relief measures
  • Cesarean Sections

Week 4
  • Celebration time
  • Recovery time
  • Support person's role
  • Postpartum depression

Week 5
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Basics Role Play
  • Preventing engorgement
  • Treating sore breasts
  • Dad's role in supporting breastfeeding
Week 6
  • Role play sponge bath
  • Role play changing diapers
  • Techniques to calm a baby
  • Newborn vaccines
  • Choosing a pediatrician
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Benefits for Mothers
  • Teaches relaxation
  • Prevents preterm labor
  • Improves health
  • Prevents obesity
  • Increases strength
  • Reduces anxiety
Easy Registration

Call your prepared childbirth 409.795.4363
educator Email: KathyM.CLNC@yahoo.com
Limited class size
Preregistration required.
Payment is due at your first class.
FREE PARKING!
Free easy parking available right outside your classroom at UTMB Residence (Galveston).