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Partner Support Prep Virtual
Jun 18, 2022 - Jun 18, 2022

Partner Support Prep

Join experienced birth professional Catherine for this online class to learn the best way to support your partner through labor, delivery and the early postpartum period. This class is truly one of a kind and offered with the support partner specifically in mind. We strongly recommend that support partners have taken a childbirth preparation class prior to taking this class as it will build onto basic information learned in a childbirth preparation class or series. Birthing partners are welcome to join us, but our focus will be on the perspective of the supporting partner. Come join us in learning how to apply support techniques through the entire pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum journey to help create the best experience for your family.

What you will learn

- Emotional and physical needs during late pregnancy

- The birthing partner’s departure from work/non-birthing partner’s postpartum leave expectations

- The signs and stages of labor and how to apply comfort measures at each stage of labor

- Hands on comfort measures and strategies for labor

- How to effectively utilize your care team (OB/Midwife/Doula)

- Your support roles and responsibilities during labor

- When to call the care provider and/or leave for the hospital

- Questions to ask about interventions

- What to expect during homebirth, birth center, and hospital stays and discharge

- Planning for a successful postpartum as a non-birthing person

- How best to support the birthing person in the immediate postpartum - bonding, feeding, healing, emotional expectations

- Realistic postpartum expectations- sleep, nursing/feeding, healing, time management, & postpartum intimacy

- Navigating family and friend visits

- Community resources for you and your partner

- Couples communication

Schedule
Date
Jun 18, 2022
Days
Sat
Time
9:00 - 12:00pm
$89.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Partner Support Prep Virtual
Oct 22, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022

Partner Support Prep

Join experienced birth professional Catherine for this online class to learn the best way to support your partner through labor, delivery and the early postpartum period. This class is truly one of a kind and offered with the support partner specifically in mind. We strongly recommend that support partners have taken a childbirth preparation class prior to taking this class as it will build onto basic information learned in a childbirth preparation class or series. Birthing partners are welcome to join us, but our focus will be on the perspective of the supporting partner. Come join us in learning how to apply support techniques through the entire pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum journey to help create the best experience for your family.

What you will learn

- Emotional and physical needs during late pregnancy

- The birthing partner’s departure from work/non-birthing partner’s postpartum leave expectations

- The signs and stages of labor and how to apply comfort measures at each stage of labor

- Hands on comfort measures and strategies for labor

- How to effectively utilize your care team (OB/Midwife/Doula)

- Your support roles and responsibilities during labor

- When to call the care provider and/or leave for the hospital

- Questions to ask about interventions

- What to expect during homebirth, birth center, and hospital stays and discharge

- Planning for a successful postpartum as a non-birthing person

- How best to support the birthing person in the immediate postpartum - bonding, feeding, healing, emotional expectations

- Realistic postpartum expectations- sleep, nursing/feeding, healing, time management, & postpartum intimacy

- Navigating family and friend visits

- Community resources for you and your partner

- Couples communication

Schedule
Date
Oct 22, 2022
Days
Sat
Time
9:00 - 12:00pm