Classes for Expectant Moms and New Families
Childbirth, breastfeeding, diapering, etc...
The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth Classes
This 12 week series will physically, mentally and emotionally prepare both mom and her partner or support person for natural labor and birth. Classes emphasize birth as a natural process, encouraging moms to trust their bodies and focus on diet, exercise and relaxation to have a low risk pregnancy and labor. Classes cover techniques to manage labor with relaxation, imagery, knowledge of the process and active support of a partner as coach. Common complications, interventions and how to handle them are taught in case they should be necessary. Topics include nutrition, exercise, labor and birth mechanisms, labor support, relaxation, positive imagery and thought, breastfeeding and parenting. Classes offered on Thursday evenings.
Call Kristen Pearson (928) 607-3706 to register.
$250 for 12 week series
This 2-hour class covers the basics that every first time mother and her partner should know including the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, ways the partner can support the breastfeeding relationship, and basic technique. This class also covers techniques to continue the breastfeeding relationship if mother needs to return to work. Topics include pumping and milk storage. Offered on the third Tuesday of every month.
Call Womancare at (928) 779-6064 to register.
$20 per couple.
Infant Carriers and Slings
A 1-hour class on the benefits of wearing your baby and the different options available on the market. Bring the carrier or sling you are planning on using or take this class to decide which one is best for you. Offered on the first Saturday of every month.
Call Felicia at (480) 294-5448 to register.
$10 per couple.
Introduction to Cloth Diapering
Learn the tricks to make Cloth Diapers a snap and easier than disposables! Everyone should know that Cloth Diapers are less expensive, now find out how to make it EASY on your home life AND ways to get those babies out of diapers even faster. Offered on the first Saturday of every month.
Call Melissa Wilson at 928-890-8409 to register.
$10 per couple.
Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond
This 1-hour class introduces the therapeutic value of essential oils and ways that they can be used to soothe common discomforts. This class allows you to smell and experience a wide assortment of doTERRA essential oils. This class is offered on the second Saturday of every month.
Call Ann-Marie at (928) 699-4796.
This is a free class.