Tue, Oct 03|
Comfort Measures for an Easier Labor
Gain confidence and feel prepared for labor as you and your partner learn practical, hands-on tools and techniques for an easier, more comfortable birth experience.
Time & Location
Oct 03, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Sacramento, 1500 7th St #1e, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
About This Series
My Comfort Measures for an Easier Labor class is a designed to provide all expecting families with the tools and confidence to support the birthing person’s physical and emotional well-being during labor and birth. Whether you are planning a medicated or unmedicated birth, this class that will help you bring more ease and comfort to your labor and birth. Together, we will explore practical, natural pain relief techniques to facilitate a calm, comfortable environment that supports normal, physiologic labor and birth. This is not a comprehesive childbirth class but does make a wonderful complement to your childbirth education and preparation.
- Discuss the value of comfort measures in labor.
- Review a variety of comfort measures for labor and birth.
- Demonstrate and practice comfort measures for use during labor and birth.
- Discuss how we can overcome barriers to providing comfort measures in various birth settings.
- Integrate what we have learned into a comfort measures labor rehearsal.
Participants will be introduced to a variety of comfort measures that will help dad or the birth partner best support the laboring mother through all of the phases and stages of labor. We will cover positions, massage, acupressure, comfort tools, and more. This class is ideal for expecting parents who want to feel prepared with valuable tools and techniques that promote connection, warmth, and a feeling of well-being during their labor and birth experience. Class participants are encouraged to wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a pillow, their birth ball, and a water bottle to class.
- The value of upright, active labor and birth
- Benefits of comfort measures
- Common comfort measure
- Early labor activities
- Environment for labor and birth
- Positions for labor and birth
- Birth balls
- Double hip squeeze
- Counter pressure
One ticket is good for two attendees. Ticket price includes access to exclusive resources including a pre-recorded comfort measures rehearsal so that you can practice and home on your own time, too! Space is limited and class fills quickly, so don't wait to register!
Good for 2 people. Includes access to exclusive resources.