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For more information call 800.926.8273 or visit health.ucsd.edu. Preparation for Childbirth Course Overview
 

Summary: For more information call 800.926.8273 or visit health.ucsd.edu.
Preparation for Childbirth Course Overview
For those families planning their birth at UC San Diego Health System, a
unique series of four classes that focus on childbirth preparation is
provided. As each 2 hour class builds on the next, the Women's Services
staff strongly encourages families to attend all four classes to best prepare
for the childbirth experience.
Class 1:
Prepared childbirth philosophy
Late pregnancy changes
Pregnancy discomforts vs. warning signs
Signs of Labor
Labor Process
Role of Coach
Introduction to breathing and relaxation techniques
Focal point
Film: Stages of Labor
Class 2:
Comfort measures/positioning
Breathing & relaxation techniques for 1st

  

Source: Abagyan, Ruben - School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California at San Diego

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine