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Childbirth Express Class
Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022

Childbirth Express is designed to prepare families for the birth they desire in any setting and with any provider. The course happens over two consecutive day (each are four hours with a break midway through). We will cover: establishing your birth support team, different birth locations, identifying your birth preferences, the mechanics of birth, setting up your birth space, non-medicinal coping techniques, interventions (including a backup cesarean plan), and preparing for a successful transition into life with baby.

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Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022
Sat, Sun
10:00 - 2:00pm
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$275.00
2 Sessions
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FREE Dad's Group
Oct 18, 2022 - Dec 6, 2022

This 8 week series is designed to help fathers to be the best version of themselves for their children and family. Connect with other dads and dive into ways you can nurture the key relationships in your life: your relationship to self, relationship with partner or co-parent, relationship with your child(ren), and your relationship with a family of origin.

Group meets in-person & via Zoom

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Oct 18, 2022 - Dec 6, 2022
Tue
7:30 - 9:00pm
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$0.00
8 Sessions
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Childbirth Education Series
Oct 20, 2022 - Nov 17, 2022

This childbirth class is designed to prepare families for the birth they desire in any setting and with any provider. The course happens over five consecutive weeks. We will cover: establishing your birth support team, different birth locations, identifying your birth preferences, the mechanics of birth, setting up your birth space, non-medicinal coping techniques, interventions (including a backup cesarean plan), and preparing for a successful transition into life with baby.

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Oct 20, 2022 - Nov 17, 2022
Thu
5:30 - 7:30pm
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$350.00
5 Sessions
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GROUP PERINATAL PELVIC FLOOR PHYSICAL THERAPY
Oct 31, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022
Pelvic floor physical therapy is considered part of standard perinatal care in many countries but in America, people barely even know it exists. Even for those who seek it out, it is hard to come by quality care in a timely manner that doesn’t cost a fortune. Jenny Putt, a pelvic floor physical therapist in Santa Cruz, witnesses this problem everyday which is why she is bringing group pelvic floor physical therapy to The Circle Family Center.
 
Over the course of six weeks, Jenny Putt PT literally teaches you how to be your own pelvic floor physical therapist so that you can navigate pregnancy, labor and/or postpartum with confidence and an unprecedented understanding of your body. Jenny Putt PT creates a very comfortable and safe space for everyone meeting them where they are at and assisting them in taking steps toward where they want to be.
 
If you are pregnant and have symptoms or want to optimize your body’s ability to grow and carry a baby; if you are pregnant and want to prepare your body for labor and delivery; if you are postpartum and what to know how to feel good and strong again; if you are experiencing prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain and/or diastasis recti; if you are trying to conceive and want to do everything you can to prepare your body for pregnancy, this series addresses all of this and more (see series topics below).
 
It should also be noted that there will be no internal assessments or treatments performed within the group setting. Participants will have the opportunity to be instructed on how to do this on their own in session three and will have the option of signing up for an individual appointment with Jenny Putt PT as an add-on service. Should any participant want to opt out of any portion of the series, they always have the freedom and permission to do so. Jenny Putt PT also makes herself available outside of the classroom time for any questions/comments/concerns should a participant not want to share them with the group.
 
If you have any questions regarding this series and whether it is right for you, feel free to contact Jenny directly at jennyputt@gmail.com.
 
OUTLINE
Week 1 - An Introduction to Your Pelvic Floor
Week 2 - What To Do Today and Everyday
Week 3 - Really Getting to Know Your Pelvic Floor and Abdominals
Week 4 - PRENATAL CLASS
Week 5- POSTPARTUM CLASS
Week 6 - Symptoms: What Do They Mean and What To Do About Them
Session 7 - Exercise
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Oct 31, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022
Mon
11:15 - 12:15pm
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$300.00
7 Sessions
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Breast/Chest-feeding Preparedness Workshop
Nov 5, 2022 - Nov 5, 2022

This three hour workshop, facilitated by a IBCLC, is designed to prepare you and your partner for a successful breastfeeding/chestfeeding journey. Learn about the mechanics of lactation, how to make sure baby is properly latched, tips for boosting milk supply, and ways to care for yourself throughout the process. Breastfeeding is a team sport and partners are encouraged to attend.

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Nov 5, 2022
Sat
10:00 - 12:30pm
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$50.00
1 Session
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