Childbirth Education Classes
Birth Partners of Cleveland County is excited to offer FREE childbirth education classes to pregnant individuals, their families, and their labor support persons. The childbirth education classes deliver helpful information for any birth setting, including hospitals and birth centers. Classes provide a shared space to learn more about labor and birth.
|Childbirth Education Class||Thursday, January 6, 2022
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
|Cleveland County Health Department
250 12th Ave NE
Norman, OK 73071
|Childbirth Education Class||Friday, January 28, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
210 James Garner Ave.
Norman, OK 73069
Additional consent forms and paperwork will need to be completed in person.
Pregnancy: Fetal development, anatomy, discomforts, nutrition, preterm labor, emotions, stretching exercises
Labor: pre-labor signs, onset of labor, stages of labor, and the importance of skin-to-skin contact.
Birth Stories: How the stages of labor unfold in real life, natural coping techniques, medicated pain relief, and partner support.
Comfort Techniques: Labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, labor & pushing positions, back labor, and partner advice.
Medical Procedures: Birth plans, decision-making, induction, and nonmedical alternatives.
Cesarean Birth: Reasons for a cesarean, risks, recovery, breastfeeding, family-centered birth tips.
Newborns: Newborn hospital procedures, skin-to-skin contact, first feeding
Postpartum: baby blues, postpartum depression, healthy habits, breastfeeding, and getting support.