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Prenatal Class

VBAC Preparation
(Vaginal birth after cesarean)

“It takes courage to choose a VBAC and you deserve to be treated like any other birthing women”

 

A class for women who are wanting to explore a vaginal birth after a prior cesarean(s). We lay down the research and statistics behind a successful VBAC, demystify misconceptions surrounding VBAC births, and educate you on how to choose the right care provider.  We prepare you mentally, emotionally & physically, empower you towards a possible VBAC.

Investment:

$550 (private sessions)

 

Duration: 

2.5 hours over 3 sessions 

Discount:

Enjoy 10% off birth doula services if you have

attended our “VBAC Preparation” classes

Enjoy 10% off Bloom Bright items

Topics Covered

Session One

"Mind, Heart, Body Connection"

The first session touches upon mental & emotional preparation as an individual and a couple. Using holistic modalities, we look at trauma and emotional release

  • Understanding evidence-based VBAC facts & demystifying myths

  • Understand the neuroscience of how your brain works and the connection to your physical body

  • Learn techniques to access your subconscious mind and release negative thoughts

  • Learn how to use your hormones to facilitate labour

  • Explore the parent within; identify and clear triggers through inner healing

  • Connect with yourself and your partner

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Session Three

"The Fourth Trimester"

The fourth session empowers you with the strategies to navigate the newborn stage, we emphasise the importance of partner connection and mental health

  • Understand the art & science of breastfeeding

  • Understand newborn sleep and the tools you can use 

  • Strategies to help you navigate the first few weeks

  • Perinatal mental health

  • Integrating your newborn with your child(ren) 

  • Self-care for you and your partner

  • Nourishing our relationship

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Session Two

"Your Birthing Body"

The second session introduces you to the biomechanics of the pelvis and birthing body

  • Understand the fundamentals of the birthing body

  • The importance of balance, movement and gravity in labour

  • Optimal strategies for a VBAC birth

  • Spinning Babies | Optimal Maternal Positioning techniques

  • Identify and navigate roadblocks in labour

  • Partner support through preparation at each stage of labour

  • Understand the common medical and non-medical options

  • Writing your birth plan

  • Learn how to access the risks and benefits of interventions and inductions

  • Know your rights - advocating for your birth 

  • Navigating the hospital system

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