Birth Boot Camp wants to help you prepare for an AMAZING hospital birth experience. Our Hospital Birth Class is specifically designed for those planning a hospital birth who want to be informed and able to navigate their birthplace. Communication, labor tools, and knowledge specific to the hospital birth experience can help you be empowered for your birth.
What You’ll Learn
You will learn information specific to your hospital birth experience. Topics include:
- Hospital Policies Which Will Likely Affect Your Birth
- Testing: GBS, Ultrasound, and Vaginal Exams and Your Birth
- Due Dates: When, Why & How Induction Works
- Comfort measure: Neck & Shoulder Massage
- Epidurals & Endorphins: From Stirrups to natural birth and how we got here
- Common Sense Tips for Reducing Pain
- Doulas: Everything You Need to Know
- Relaxation: Releasing Tension During Labor & Pregnancy
- Getting Started: Pre and Early Labor
- Getting Serious: Active Labor and Transition
- What Do Contractions Feel Like? Is this It? What now?
- Top 10 Tools for Dad
- The Importance of Communication: Learning to Talk and Listen in Labor
- Pushing: How You and Your Baby Work Together
- Pushing Positions: What You Need to Know Beforehand
- Special Considerations: Feeling Safe During Pushing
- Third Stage: Delivery of the Placenta
- Reasons for a Cesarean: Making it a Good Experience
- Variations of Labor: Handling Situations that May Arise
- Your Birth Plan: A Communication Tool
- Newborn Procedures: Creating a Postpartum Plan
- Comfort measures for Hospital Birth
Why You’ll Love It
The confidence and practical knowledge you will gain is unparalleled. You will know what questions to ask your provider. You’ll be familiar with common tests and procedures and the specific language surrounding hospital birth. You will know how to communicate your desires with your partner and your birth team.
You will be prepared for an amazing hospital birth.
Along with your class comes an incredible workbook to help you prepare and learn outside of class. Check out this sneak peek of our incredible materials, created with you in mind.
Find Your Hospital Birth Class
The online baby class option gives you and your partner the flexibility of watching on your own schedule and the ability to pause and discuss as questions arise. It’s perfect for the modern, busy couple. You can find our online hospital birth class here.
Our childbirth educators are incredible and you can find them all over the country. You’ll love learning directly from them and be gaining the camaraderie of others in your class. They have a fabulous level of knowledge and know your birth community.
Your birth matters. Your family matters. Your partner matters. You matter. We are thrilled to help you prepare for an incredible hospital birth experience. May you have an amazing hospital birth and an amazing hospital birth class!