A workshop for pregnant women and their birth partners
This workshop is for the pregnant woman who wants to invest more time learning how non-medical options can ease tension in her body and help her cope with the discomfort associated with the birthing process.
Birth partners will feel more confident in the ‘how to’ of helping the laboring woman find as much physical comfort as possible during the birthing process in any kind of birth setting with or without medication.
Couples will learn:
What techniques work best during each stage of labor
Things to do and not to do in early labor
Use of massagers and comfort touch
Standing, leaning, sitting, kneeling and squatting positions
Usefulness of labor tools such as the squat bar and birthing/peanut ball
Unnecessary sources of pain in labor
Relaxation and tension release methods
Benefits of aromatherapy (essentials oils) for labor and birth
Advantages of hydrotherapy
Tips, tips and more tips
Cost: $195 per couple
To register, please go to the City Births website