We offer these specialty childbirth classes to meet the unique needs of our patients and their families.
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Unmedicated Childbirth Preparation
This four-week class focuses on providing parents with tools to help achieve an unmedicated birth. Topics to be covered include the anatomy and physiology of childbirth, the role of pain in childbirth, and natural pain coping strategies. Students will be given opportunities to practice pain coping strategies, including a variety of positions for labor and comfort techniques such as deep relaxation, specialized breathing techniques, internal pain coping strategies and visualization. Development of a birth plan will also be discussed. Couples will learn how to work effectively as partners to assist each other in accomplishing their goals for birth.
This class does not cover epidurals or medication, newborns or breastfeeding. We encourage couples to take additional classes to meet those needs, if desired. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket, two pillows and a water bottle to each class. Fee: $85/couple
HypnoBirthing is as much a philosophy of birth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing and stress-free birth experience. This program, taught by a HypnoBirthing certified instructor teaches you, along with your birthing companion, how to call upon your body’s own natural relaxant and thus lessen, or even eliminate, discomfort and the need for medication. Through self-hypnosis, special breathing and visualization, HypnoBirthing teaches you how to trust your body and work with it. This class includes a tour of the Rose birthing units. Fee: $195/couple for 5 sessions.
Preparing for a C-Section
This one-session class is designed for parents wanting to prepare for a possible Cesarean delivery of their baby. The class will review indications for a C-Section; what to expect before, during, and after the surgery; and tips on how partners can be supportive and involved upon returning home. Fee: $30/couple
This class is designed for parents expecting twins, triplets or more. It covers many of the topics unique to a multiple pregnancy and parenting multiples. Topics include high-risk pregnancies, nutrition, bed-rest, delivery, premature infants, preparation, parenting and more. Fee: $65/couple
Early Multiple Matters
This class is a one night, three hour class for parents ranging from newly pregnant with twins, triplets or more, to multiples parents in their 1st or 2nd trimesters. This class is an excellent way for familities to meet other multiples families. Topics include multiples birth facts, how to choose an OB Provider and Birth Center, preparing your family, nutrition, development and growth of your babies and more. Fee: $40/couple.
Private Preparation for Childbirth Class
When all else fails to work for your schedule, or if you have special needs that you feel will be better met on a one-to-one basis, a private class may be your best choice. The time frame of your class will be based on your individual needs, with the average class lasting two to three hours. For more information, or to schedule a Private Class, please call 303-320-2864. Fee: $45/hour.
Register online or call 303-320-ROSE(7673).