Birth & Baby - Childbirth Education + New Baby Care Evening Series

When: 

Thursday's 5-9pm in December (1st, 8th)

Wednesday's 6:30-8:30 in January (4, 11, 18, 25)

 Wednesdays March 1st and 8th 5-9pm 

 

Where: Our studio at 1434 Chemong Rd. Unit 1, Peterborough

How to register: Register online through our website or call 705 874 3517

We are excited to launch this new series! 

GROUP CLASS - evening series: 

The class is for couples and single families. It is a comprehensive, interactive workshop. Limited number of families to ensure extra personalized attention and safety. This class goes beyond your basics to dive further into understanding and building confidence.

Class will be facilitated by Sonja Martin who is a childbirth educator, birth and postpartum doula, mother, lactation educator, pelvic floor & core consultant,  La Leche League leader, yoga and meditation educator, and experienced hypno-birther. Co-facilitator Sarah Susnar is an early childhood educator, mother, sleep consultant, lactation educator and postpartum doula. 

This is a series designed to cover all of the basics as well as complimentary natural childbirth practices, and new baby care!  We will dive into unique comfort measures, breathing techniques and build a strong foundation of the various birth experience. The last class is a new baby care class which includes feeding, bathing, sleep, comfort techniques, and more. 

Suitable for first time families and those expanding their families. 

Some labour and birth topics include: 

  • comfort measures practice 
  • breastfeeding supports from birth
  • nutrition and exercise
  • stages and phases of labour
  • warning signs
  • pregnancy discomforts
  • natural labour supports
  • risks and benefits of interventions
  • pain theories
  • anatomy and physiology 
  • caesarean birth 
  • immediate postpartum

Postpartum and new baby topics include:

  • Breast/body feeding/ Infant feeding
  • bathing
  • sleep
  • comfort techniques
  • states and cues
  • golden hour
  • diaper output
  • crying 
  • newborn appearance
  • Adult mental health 

 Class Goals: 

  • provide birth options
  • supporting various learning styles 
  • support couples mental health, connection and partnership pre and postnatally
  • inclusive environment
  • explore fears
  • make lasting connections with other expectant families
  • explore alternatives to medical interventions
  • build skills for the new baby period

Plus:

Parents will receive works sheets, PDF's and many additional resources for future reference.

  • We are available by phone or email for ongoing support before and after your classes.