Childbirth 101

C$200.00

In this 4-week course at Evymama, you will explore the how, when and why of childbirth.  In an engaging and welcoming environment, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare you for childbirth, reduce anxiety, and build confidence. We will explore the stages of labour, coping techniques, interventions, early postpartum care and recovery, and care of the newborn.

This class will be engaging, encouraging and interactive. There will be lots of time to ask questions. Handouts and resource lists will be provided. This course is recommended 1 to 2 months before your expected date of delivery. 

This course is taught by certified childbirth educator, birth and postpartum doula and prenatal/postnatal fitness instructor Melissa Winkler

Week 1: 

  • Birth partner communication
  • Birth preferences 
  • Birth bag 
  • The labour process 

Week 2:

  • The three stages of labour 
  • Trial of labour & VBAC 

Week 3:

  • Medical Pain Relief
  • Interventions  

Week 4:

  • Non-Medical Pain Relief & Comfort Measures
  • Newborn care 
  • Maternal recovery 

Please note that the studio at Evymama is a shoe-free environment.

Please arrive a few minutes early to get settled for the class.

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All classes are held in the studio at Evymama, 1345 Saint Clair Avenue West in Toronto. We can be reached via live chat or at (416) 465-9991. See our studio and class policies here.

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