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Preparing for Birth - Weekend Course

A comprehensive 2-day live, virtual course designed to prepare you for labor and birth.

  • Starts Dec 16
  • 300 US dollars
  • Melanie Rose Birth Services LLC

Available spots

Service Description

Your best birth is a Prepared Birth! Whether you are planning a vaginal birth, a cesarean birth, medicated, unmedicated, or want to be ready in the event of the unexpected, this is an awesome crash course in what you can expect during labor and birth. Taught over a 2-day weekend, each day is a 4-hour-long session with multiple topics, meditations, and comfort measures for both you and your partner (about 8 hours of material total). You also receive access to the Prepared Feeding course and the Preparing for Birth Course Journal. Day 1 Topics: ~You are yourself in birth ~What have you birthed? ~Affirmations ~Reality checks ~How the uterus and cervix work together in birth ~Birth statistics in the US ~Which care provider and birth place are right for you? ~Additional support through pregnancy and postpartum ~Your pregnancy journey ~The holistic stages of labor ~Coping with labor ~Provider policies ~Your birth plan ~The care of me ~Promoting labor and inductions ~Meditations: Lengthening the Breath; Healing Light ~Comfort Measures: Establishing Contact, Hips and Belly, Sacrum and Knees Day 2 Topics: ~Where my baby lies ~The evolution of human birth ~Your labor journey ~Cesarean birth ~Pushing ~Positions for labor ~Positions for pushing ~Birthing the placenta ~Baby's first moments ~Baby's care plan ~Healing after birth ~Adjusting to life with baby ~What makes a good baby? ~Sleep ~Emotions after birth ~Partner tips for postpartum ~Meditations: Guiding Colors; Pregnancy Meditation with Visualization ~Comfort Measures: Shoulders, Back, & Head; Legs, Feet, & Hands; Booty and Sits Bones Come with ALL of your questions, worries, hopes, plans - we'll discuss it all! There are no stupid questions, and there are no gross questions.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 277 Rudolf Road, Mineola, NY, USA


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