You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared. This six-week series addresses topics such as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, and many other details of labor and birth. Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester. Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).This course is offered at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.
For additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.