- This event has passed.
Prenatal Preparedness Class – Comfort Measures, Hospital Procedures, and Newborn Care
November 27 @ 06:00 - 09:00$250.00
3 hour class – $250 – includes educational materials
The Prenatal Preparedness class is designed to empower expectant parents with essential knowledge and skills to navigate the final stages of pregnancy, labor, and newborn care. This comprehensive class focuses on comfort measures during the third trimester and labor, provides insights into what to expect at the hospital, and sheds light on the various procedures performed on newborns after delivery.
During the class, you will learn a wide range of comfort measures specifically tailored for the third trimester and labor. These measures encompass relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, position changes, and other strategies to help manage pain and discomfort effectively. You will gain practical skills and valuable insights to promote a more comfortable and positive birthing experience for both the mother and the baby.
Understanding what to expect at the hospital during labor and delivery is crucial for expectant parents. In this class, you will receive a comprehensive overview of the typical hospital procedures and protocols. From admission to postpartum care, you will gain insights into the different stages of labor, medical interventions that may be used, and the role of healthcare professionals throughout the process. This knowledge will enable you to feel more confident and informed, facilitating effective communication and decision-making during your hospital stay.
Additionally, the class will cover the procedures and care provided to newborns immediately after delivery. You will learn about the standard newborn assessments, including Apgar scoring, temperature checks, and physical examinations. We will explore common interventions such as eye ointment, vitamin K shot, and newborn screening tests, helping you understand their purpose, benefits, and potential risks. This knowledge will empower you to actively participate in your baby’s care and make informed choices regarding their well-being.
Led by experienced prenatal educators, this class combines informative presentations, interactive discussions, and practical demonstrations to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of comfort measures, hospital expectations, and newborn procedures. Whether you are a first-time parent or seeking a refresher, this class will equip you with the knowledge and confidence necessary to navigate the final stages of pregnancy, labor, and early newborn care.
Join us for the Prenatal Preparedness class and embark on your journey to parenthood feeling empowered, informed, and ready for the transformative experience ahead.