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Childbirth Class!
Lamaze 6 Healthy Birth Steps

Lamaze childbirth education courses will cover all things birth related, including nutrition, comfort measures, pelvic floor function, postpartum planning, baby care, perinatal mental health, stages of labor, emotional preparation, resilience building, advocating for yourself, and more. The course is designed for families planning both hospital or home births. The series is taught by two of our Reno area midwives.

Lamaze International is a nonprofit organization that promotes a natural, healthy, and safe approach to pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting. Lamaze education and practices are based on the best and most current medical evidence available and help families advocate for the care and experience they prefer. Lamaze is the gold standard in childbirth education. Historically, Lamaze has been known for its breathing techniques. Today’s classes focus on the evidence-based Six Healthy Birth Practices and providing parents with a variety of comfort techniques.

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Evidence Based Birth Instructor Emeritus Badge

Did you know many health insurance companies cover childbirth education classes?

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Birth Balls for Childbirth Class

Your Lamaze class will cover a variety of comfort measures for labor. You will have time in class to try many of the positions and tools to get a better feel for what resonates with you and your partner. 

Childbirth Education Class

Class will include discussion about and resources for our Reno community's complementary pregnancy and postpartum care providers like pelvic floor therapy, mental health,  and lactation/feeding support. 

Resources for Lamaze Childbirth Ed Class

You will receive LOTS of handouts and resources your teachers have collected over the 17 years they have each been attending births. Resources include handouts from Spinning Babies, Evidence Based Birth, and [M]otherboard. 

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