Join local certified childbirth educator and professional doula Tia Wente for this six-session series on Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Lindsey Room. Register each month for sessions you'd like to attend. Each session includes Q&A.
June 15: Optimizing Your Birth Experience / Register
Learn about setting yourself up for an amazing birth experience. Discuss labor positions, birth environment, pain relief techniques, partner support and more. Meet other expecting parents and discuss topics surrounding birth. Bring your birth ball to practice along with instruction.
July 13: Informed Decision Making in Pregnancy and Birth / Register
Get the tools to work through informed consent and decision making during labor and childbirth. Wente will detail using the B.R.A.I.N. acronym as a guide to make focused decisions for both expected and unanticipated matters with confidence.
August 10: Postpartum Planning and Support / Register
Talk about important factors for creating a peaceful and healing environment after birth. Think about who will be on your postpartum team and how you can effectively get the help you need.
September 7: Breastfeeding 101
October 12: Newborn Care
November 9: Birth Planning 101