This childbirth preparation class is designed to teach pregnant women and their birth partner skills to use during labor. These skills are helpful to learn even if an epidural is planned.
Topics included in Comfort Skills Part 1 are breathing techniques, various positions to use during labor, pushing positions and using birth & peanut balls. This is a hands-on practice so EACH mom-to-be needs a support person to attend this class with her.
For this class:
- Bring 3 bedroom size pillows for comfort while
practicing various positions for labor
- Wear comfortable clothing as you will be on
the floor for some position
Labor & Birth class
is required to attend before taking
Comfort Skills Part 1 class.
information send an e-mail to the Birth Care Education office or
call (319) 369-7166 to leave a voice message.