Natural Childbirth Series

9.7 to 9.21 Accelerate to Natural Birth banner

When

Sundays, September 7th, 14th, & 21st  / 1:00 to 3:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Room

Instructor

Heather McLees-Frazier | The Healthy Birth

toLabor trained professional birth doula & Lamaze trained childbirth educator

Heather McLees-Frazier lives with her husband and three children in Carytown. She has worked in the field of childbirth for two years and has degrees in physical anthropology as well as Renaissance women’s history. Having three radically different birth experiences got her interested in the issues surrounding American maternity care. She trained as a doula with toLabor in 2012, and as a childbirth educator with Lamaze International in 2013. Her educational background as well as her personal and professional experience with birth give Heather a broad understanding of the societal ramifications of our maternity care choices and the practical applications of what helps women have safe and rewarding experiences in birth.

Description

These classes are designed to give you and your partner information about what helps the most in labor and birth, all in a 3-week course. These classes incorporate Lamaze’s 6 Healthy Birth Practices, the physical and emotional signposts of labor and how to cope with them, support strategies for medicated and unmedicated labor, labor variations and non-medical techniques for addressing them, and your wishes and options for achieving the birth you want as well as for post-partum.

Learn more about Heather’s philosophy and programs here.

Cost

$125 for the series (covers admission for mother and partner)

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register by emailing Heather at hmfdoula@gmail.com or by calling (804) 833-4474.

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.

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