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This class covers all pregnancy information over four weeks at two hours each night listed below:
- Week #1 Anatomy of pregnancy, how labor works, the stages of labor, when to go to the hospital, birth plan, & going 40 weeks
- Week #2 Positions for labor, breathing techniques, counter pressures, massage, use of birth ball, laboring at home
- Week #3 Induction of labor, interventions of labor, epidural, medical pain management, and cesarean delivery
- Week #4 Getting started with baby, will I breastfeed, skin to skin, normal newborn behavior, & caring for mom after delivery