First time to attend pregnancy classes? Then here’s a look at the top three topics the classes will cover:
You’ll learn all about relaxation and massage techniques you can use to ease up the soreness, discomfort and pain you’ll eventually feel when the birth happens. During the last trimester, you can experience cramps or get a sore back. These massage techniques can also be very useful in alleviating the discomfort you feel by then. Expect to learn all about the best positions for when you go into labor or give birth. Also, this is a good time to think about the kind of labor support you want for when the time comes.
Holistic Beginnings says pregnancy classes are also an excellent way to help you prepare for the birthing process. The instructor will run you through it so you’ll know what to expect when the birth happens. From what kind of birthing experience you want—natural or with epidural—to how long the labor can take, the class offers you a ton of the information you need.
Breastfeeding is one of the ways new mothers bond with their child. However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. With lessons on breastfeeding that address several all-too important questions like: why is my milk production low? Why don’t I have milk? Why does it hurt?—new mothers are prepared for the experience, have an idea what to expect and know what they need to do in case they find themselves dealing with breastfeeding problems.
These are just a few of the things you can expect when you attend these classes. So don’t go through your pregnancy, mired in fear and anxiety. Find a class and get together with new-found mothers or parents. Talk to them. You’ll feel better and much more relaxed which could make for a faster and better delivery experience all around.