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Preparing for a Cesarean Birth

December 09, 2023

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.

Topics include: 

    • 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 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)

Free Registration
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NOTE: This class is intended specifically for pregnant families. If you are a doula and/or birth professional interested in auditing, please email education@thebirthingplace.co

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December 9, 2023
10:00am - 11:30am
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Zoom link provided upon registration