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Bravo Baby: Labor & Newborn Series - St. Cloud - Live Online Video Class

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Jul 9 - Aug 6, 2020
Thursdays
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Online

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Bravo Baby: Labor & Newborn Series - St. Cloud - Live Online Video Class is also offered...

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Thursdays
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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This class is now offered as a live online video class. Participants will join via WebEx with a live instructor presenting the class material. The Bravo Baby childbirth series is made up of five class sessions.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Please call 320-656-7021 if you have any questions.

Fees & Payment

$50. The cost covers both you and your labor support person.

Refund Policy
If you are unable to attend a class you have registered and paid for, please call 320-656-7021 and request a refund.

Description

This class is offered online. Participants will join the class via WebEx with a live instructor presenting the class material. 

You will receive an email approximately 3 days prior to your class with the login instructions. 

The Bravo Baby childbirth series is made up of five class sessions. Learn more about each below.

It is highly advised, but not required, that you and your labor support person complete these classes by the 30th week of pregnancy. Please register early to ensure you get into the classes of your choice.

Class Session 1: Labor, Styled Your Way

Discover how your body is preparing for the birth of your child. Learn how to tell if you are in labor, when to come to the hospital and how to be comfortable at home during the early stages of labor. You and your labor support person will take away ideas for enhancing your birth experience. Please bring along 1-2 pillows to this class because they will be used for relaxation and breathing practice.

Class Outline:

  • Late pregnancy changes
  • Symptoms -- to be or not to be…concerned?
  • Preparing for labor
  • Labor: what is it exactly?
  • P.A.I.N. and relaxation
  • Labor support person role

Class Session 2: Your Labor Accessories

Arrive at the big event fully prepared by knowing childbirth comfort measures, pain management options, relaxation techniques and breathing exercises that you can try during active labor. A woman should never leave home without these essentials! This class includes time to PRACTICE positions and techniques to use in labor along with your labor support person. Please bring along 1-2 pillows to this class because they will be used for relaxation and breathing practice.

Class Outline:

  • Healthy babies are worth the wait
  • Early and active labor
  • When to come to the hospital and who to call
  • Admission and your stay in the hospital
  • Monitoring & medications in labor
  • Inductions
  • Practice positions and techniques for labor

Class Session 3: The Crowning Event

Embrace this defining life moment and learn more about different positions for pushing, vaginal and cesarean birth, hospital resources for mom and baby and the emotions of being a new parent. Please bring along 1-2 pillows to this class because they will be used for relaxation and breathing practice.

A tour of the Birth Center is included as part of The Crowning Event class.

Class Outline:

  • Transition, pushing, crowning and birth
  • Medical procedures
  • Delivery of the placenta after birth
  • Postpartum for Mom
  • Cesarean births
  • Back home…now what?

Class Session 4: Oh, Baby! It's Your Birthday!

It is all about the newborn baby now! Learn what to expect from this little person, and gain hands-on practice of some basic newborn care.

Embark on your new adventure with baby during this overview on what to expect during the first 24 hours of your baby’s life. Learn about the miraculous changes that will occur as your baby transitions from the comfort of the womb to the big, new world and the care your baby will receive during this time.

Class Outline:

  • Bonding
  • APGAR Score
  • Newborn Appearance
  • The Baby’s First Day—What Happens?
  • The Hospital Stay
  • Hospital Resources
  • Travel Home Safely

Class Session 5: Making Memories

Treasure the everyday milestones in your baby’s life as you learn the basics of taking care of baby at home. You will take away tips on infant sleeping, feeding, bathing and crying to ensure your baby is safe, secure and satisfied!

Class Outline:

  • Daily Newborn Cares
  • Well Fed & Satisfied
  • Safe Sleep and Tummy Time
  • Infant Massage
  • Development and Communication
  • When to See the Doctor
  • Learning Opportunities

Presented by St. Cloud Hospital Birth Center. We look forward to seeing you at class.

Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend a class you have registered and paid for, please call 320-656-7021 and request a refund.

Weather-Related Cancellations

If we need to cancel the class due to poor weather conditions, we will post an announcement on the WJON web site.

Contact

CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital Birth Center at 320-656-7021

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 5 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Thu, July 09 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Online
2. Thu, July 16 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Online
3. Thu, July 23 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Online
4. Thu, July 30 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Online
5. Thu, August 06 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Online

Location Details

  • Online

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