Childbirth Class, All 3 Classes, SATURDAY in December

Saturday, December 07 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]


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Childbirth Education, All 3 Classes, SATURDAY in December Partial Approval - $200.00

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Saturday, December 07 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Event Information


Saturday, December 7th, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]


About the event



Class 1


  • Options for birth
  • Packing your hospital bag
  • Realistic birth expectations
  • Get home ready for your baby
  • What to expect at the IWK Health Centre
  • Food, exercise and intimacy
  • Signs that labor is starting


Class 2


  • Signs of labor
  • When to go to the IWK Health Centre
  • Understanding Stages of labor
  • Your partners role
  • Coping with labor and managing discomfort
  • Birth positions and pushing
  • What comes next?


Class 3


  • Your IWK Health Centre Stay
  • Recovering from birth
  • Bringing your baby home
  • How to care for your newborn (sleep, feeding, crying)
  • Postpartum Depression/Anxiety
  • Connecting with your partner
  • Connecting with other new parents
  • Connecting with community resources


These classes will:
* Prepare you for birth, boost your confidence, and dispel many myths about labor
* Empower expectant women and their partners to make informed decisions
* Inform expectant parents about early parenthood challenges
* Educate partners and help them understand the mechanics of labor
* Provide an unbiased space to learn about all of your labor options


Classes include instruction, hands-on practice, activities, videos, a workbook, handouts and weekly emails. You will be informed, prepared, and supported as you prepare for the birth of your baby. Register for your spot in these prenatal classes today!

Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Instructor Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula

About the Organizer

Embrace Doula is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and owned by Amy MacAulay, a DONA-International trained doula. Amy offers birth and postpartum doula services as well as childbirth education classes to women and their partners, including valuable emotional and physical support before, during and after childbirth.

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