To register for this 2-hour class, please call 513-683-6990. We are currently securing a hospital location.

  • Family-Centered Surgical Options
  • How to Have Open Communication With Your Doctor Regarding Your Surgical Preferences
  • What to Expect During Your Surgical Birth
  • Recovery Expectations
  • Partner Involvement During Your Cesarean Birth
  • Breastfeeding Following a Cesarean Birth

FAMILY-CENTERED CESAREAN

Class Content

Class Syllabus

Hypnobirthing cincinnati

POSTPARTUM-OLOGY: demystifying the postpartum period

Every birth is a momentous occasion, and the need for a baby to be born surgically does not negate the need for the family to celebrate this wondrous time. Let us show you how!

  • Encouraging women to develop a trust in their body’s ability to birth their baby calmly, comfortably, and safely
  • Promoting prenatal bonding between mom, partner, and baby
  • Releasing fears about labor, birth, and early parenting

Classes

BIRTH WITH EASE - hypnosis for labor & birth

Several class options are available to you:

  • An 8-week series is held on Wednesday evenings at Bethesda North Hospital. Class begins at 6:45 and ends at 9:15.

          To register, call 513-475-4500 or visit their web site at www.trihealth.com. Five series per year are offered.

  • This program is also offered bi-monthly in a one-day intensive format for families unable to attend a full series. It is held on a Sunday at your choice of Bethesda North Hospital or Mercy Anderson Hospital. Class begins at 9:00 and lasts between 6 & 7 hours. To register for Bethesda click here . To register for Mercy Anderson click here. Five classes per year are offered.


*Questions about hypnosis: call Sharon @ 513-683-6990


Class Objectives

Class Summary

In the months leading up to the arrival of your baby, it’s easy to become immersed in educating yourself about the actual birth. However, many parents are caught off guard by the realities of the postpartum weeks and can find themselves feeling confused, exhausted, and overwhelmed. This class, led by a postpartum doula and mother of four, discusses:

  • what to expect the first week
  • taking care of you!
  • decoding “baby speak”
  • typical first month challenges
  • calming & soothing your newborn
  • partner needs & expectations
  • when to seek lactation assistance

Birth With Ease

Why We're Special

Rather than following a “method” of childbirth, our classes incorporate a wide variety of philosophies centered around the unwavering belief that women can give birth comfortably, confidently, and without fear. Hypnosis is our number one tool, in a toolbox full of effective comfort strategies.



Class Summary

Did you know that your baby’s personality and disposition are shaped by your emotions, stress levels, and environment during pregnancy? Are you aware that starting in pregnancy you can help your baby develop positive relationships with the important people in your life? In this "prenatal parenting" class discover the new, cutting edge psychological and holistic guide for nurturing your baby before birth. Your most powerful time of influence on your child’s life is in utero!

In this 2-session prenatal parenting class learn about:

  • Fetal parenting
  • Intrauterine emotional development
  • Creating an emotionally healthy and happy baby
  • Stimulating your preborn’s brain growth
  • Effectively communicating with your unborn child
  • Building a “peaceful womb”
  • Preparing physically and emotionally for birth

This 2-hour class is held on a Sunday afternoon at Mercy Anderson Hospital or a Wednesday evening at Bethesda North Hospital. It is offered 5 times a year.  To register for Mercy Anderson click here. Click here to register at Bethesda North.

CONSCIOUS PREGNANCY -  a prenatal parenting class

This 2-class series is held on Monday evenings at Bethesda North Hospital. Class begins at 6:45 and ends at 9:15. To register, call 513-475-4500 or visit their web site. Questions: call Sharon @ 513-683-6990. Upcoming class starting dates: Mch. 13, May 1, July 10, Sept. 11, Nov. 6