Preparing for a Cesarean Birth
Sometimes a cesarean birth is the healthiest choice for the pregnant person and the baby. Designed to supplement and complement our childbirth education offerings, this class provides an opportunity for pregnant individuals to gain a better understanding of how best to prepare for a cesarean birth.
This class is ideal for folks who may be scheduled for a C-section as well as for those who simply want to become better aware and more equipped in the event one becomes necessary. Families attending this class will learn what to expect physically, emotionally, and during the recovery process.
- Cesarean birth basics
- Difference between planned, non-emergent and emergent cesareans
- Preparing for the experience
- Navigating the operating room
- Tips for before, during and after the birth
- Bonding with baby
- Defining your C-section preferences
- Birthing person’s recovery and healing journey
- Best positions for breast/body feeding
- Considerations for future births
Class is a mix of lecture, video, and discussion.
Packed with lots of insightful information and practical tips, this 90-min class valued at $125, is brought to you in partnership with The Bronx Health Link & NYC Connect and offered at no cost.
A suggested donation between $25-$125 to the Bring The Womb Bus to The Bronx fundraiser is appreciated (www.givebutter.com/birthingplacebx)