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Stephanie A. Simmons

 

MIND BODY BABY

Email: mbb.womenshealth@gmail.com

Location:

(Vitalessence)

493 Centre Rd.

Bentleigh VIC 3204

AUSTRALIA

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Pregnancy & Childbirth Preparation Classes

Pregnancy & Movement

$80 (2hr class for expecting mothers)

Recommended during 1st or 2nd trimester

Introduction to Childbirth

$140 (3.5hr class for couples)

Recommended during 2nd or 3rd trimester

This class provides comprehensive information about pregnancy and childbirth and is designed to increase your knowledge and confidence as you prepare for the birth of your baby.

 

Topics include:​

  • Birth Options

    • Doctor vs. Midwife vs. Doula

    • Hospital vs. Home vs. Birthing Center

  • Signs of Labour

  • How to Time Contractions

  • Stages of Labour

  • Medical Procedures & Interventions

  • Breathing & Relaxation Techniques

  • Partner Support

  • Newborn Procedures

Giving birth requires a high level of physical endurance, and preparing your body ahead of time can make all the difference in your overall pregnancy & childbirth experience. During this class, I will teach you how to increase your physical strength and mental confidence as you prepare for the birth of your baby.

Topics include:

  • Affects of Physical & Hormonal Changes on Your Body

  • Correcting Posture & Alignment

  • Breathing with Movement

  • "Corrective Exercise" vs. Other Types of Exercise

  • "Functional Fitness" & "Labour Endurance Training"

  • How to Push Effectively During Childbirth

  • Diastasis Recti Prevention & Rehabilitation

  • Postpartum Core Rehabilitation

This class also includes a 20-minute gentle exercise session.

Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

$100 (2.5hr class for couples)

Recommended during 3rd trimester

Prepare for your baby ahead of time and learn all about the breastfeeding basics and caring for your newborn.

 

Topics include:

  • Skin-to-skin benefits

  • Breast milk vs. Formula

  • Feeding cues

  • Breastfeeding positions

  • How to determine a good latch

  • Overcoming challenges

  • Basic infant care: bathing, diapering, cord care, etc.

  • Soothing your baby

  • Sleeping

To Register:

Please email:

mbb.womenshealth@gmail.com

Please include the following information in your email:

  • First & Last Name

  • Partner's name (if applicable)

  • Phone number

  • Classes of interest

Once I have received your email, I will contact you to confirm your registration and provide you with additional information.

Classes are available to all expecting parents, whether you have chosen to give birth at home, hospital or birthing center

PAYMENT FOR CLASSES

Cash-only payments (exact amount) will be collected on the day of your scheduled class.

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