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Prepared Childbirth Class

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Dec 8, 2019
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Milford Regional Medical Center
Milford, MA

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This full day program covers physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, signs and stages of labor and much more.

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Fees & Payment

Cost: $175/couple

Description

The essential class for all expectant parents who wish to have a positive, empowering and positive birth experience! Learn what to expect during the labor and delivery process in this one-day class at Milford Regional Medical Center. This class provides you with the information you'll need to be an active participant in your maternity care by making informed decisions for you and your baby. Better than any book, this class is taught by a dynamic, engaging, experienced and fun childbirth educator!

 

Learn about:

  • Physiology & stages of labor
  • When to call your doctor & warning signs
  • A "toolbox" of comfort measures and positions for labor & birth
  • Breathing & relaxation techniques
  • Medical interventions, such as labor induction
  • Pain relief options, including nitrous & epidurals
  • Cesarean birth
  • Recovery & postpartum changes
  • Tips for your support person and hands on practice!

 

This class includes a tour of our maternity unit & nursery at Milford Regional Medical Center but is also open to any expectant parents, regardless of your place of delivery! 

Melissa DuBois is a certified childbirth ed instructor

Melissa Anne DuBois, RN, BSN, CCE, CLC 
Melissa graduated from the UMass Amherst School of Nursing in 2006 and has worked in various high & low risk labor and delivery, OBGYN and mother-baby settings since 2007. She is also a certified childbirth educator and certified lactation counselor. Her professional interests include natural childbirth and labor support, breastfeeding, infertility, postpartum depression and contraceptive education. She is passionate about teaching new parents how to have a safe, positive and empowering birth experience and thrive during their first year of parenting.

Melissa loves ethnic food, tea, cooking, scrapbooking and dressing up for theme parties. She lives in Millbury with her husband, three children and crazy dog.

Contact

Donna Boynton at 508-422-2206 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Sun, December 08 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Milford Regional Medical Center

Location Details

  • Milford Regional Medical Center
    Physicians Conference Center A, Ground Floor, Main Building
    14 Prospect Street
    Milford, MA 01757

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