FREE ONLINE BIRTH CLASS - HOW TO PREPARE FOR LABOR
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Women have been birthing since forever... so why prepare for labor?
Labor is like running a marathon. Would you run a marathon without preparing your mind & body? Probably not.
So why wouldn't you prepare for labor?
There are a lot of things that you can do throughout pregnancy to get ready for birth.
In this class, you'll learn how to prepare your body for labor, including your girl parts. Also, you'll learn how to prepare mentally for birth, since mindset can be just as important.
To the VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) moms, there is a section at the end dedicated to 'how to prepare for a VBAC.'
Why prepare for labor?
Second & Third Trimesters
Preparing Your Body
Preparing Your Girl Parts
Preparing Your Mind
Where to buy a birth ball (exercise ball)
Uses of birth ball (Spinning Babies)
Find a Chiropractor (ICPA)
More on skin elasticity in the Vaginal Tearing Class
The Truth About Red Raspberry Leaf Tea During Pregnancy (Mama Natural)
What Is the Evidence for Perineal Massage During Pregnancy to Prevent Tearing? (Science & Sensibility)
How to do Perineal Massage (YouTube)
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth (found on my faves page)
The Business of Being Born (documentary)
Orgasmic Birth (documentary)
Positive Birth Affirmations (found on my Pinterest page - follow here)
For more info on doulas, check out the Know Your Options: Birth Series (Day 4) - in the Empowered Moms group under Units.
Free Birth Classes on the blog
Evidence Based Birth (great source for researching newborn procedures)
ICAN (private FB group - national)