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The Bradley Method® is a comprehensive 12-week course covering all aspects of pregnancy, labor and birth, including breastfeeding and your newborn.  

Class Outline:

1.  Introduction to The Bradley Method®.  What about The Bradley Method® makes
     it so successful.  Pregnancy and Physical Exercises.  Introduction to Relaxation.
2.  Nutrition in Pregnancy.  Staying healthy and low risk for complications and      
     interventions during pregnancy, labor and beyond.
3.  Anatomy of Pregnancy.  Introduction to choices in labor and birth.
4.  Coach Training.  What makes an awesome Coach?  
5.  Introduction to First Stage Labor.  What to expect during First Stage Labor.  Labor 
     rehearsal, timing contractions, and what is a Natural Alignment Plateau
6.  Introduction to Second Stage Labor.  What to expect during Second Stage Labor.  
     Positions for pushing.
7.  Writing a Birth Plan.  What are your options?  Communications with your birth 
8.   Complications.  What are true complications and what are normal variations?  What 
      are your options if a complication arises?  What if I need a C-section?
9.   Breastfeeding.  Benefits, complications, and overcoming obstacles to successful 
10. Advanced First and Second Stage Techniques.  Advanced Labor Rehearsal 
11. Are you Ready?  Emergency Childbirth, what do you do if the baby comes before 
       you arrive at your birth place?   Bradley Energy Saving Techniques.
12. Your Newborn.  What to expect immediately and for the first few weeks after birth.

This is a brief overview of the classes.  Each class includes practicing a new relaxation technique, videos, Q&A, etc. 

The 12-week course is $300 and includes a student workbook, a reunion class and continuing classes until your baby is born, if desired and room is available.  Pre-registration is suggested as classes fill quickly and will ensure you a spot in the class you desire.  Please call or email for instructions on how to get pre-registered.  

CHRISTISON, LEANA AAHCC<br />Affiliated Instructor
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Series Schedule (Start Dates)
Tuesday, May 11, 20217:00 PM
Wednesday, July 14, 20217:00 PM
Tuesday, August 31, 20217:00 PM

The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth standard series is designed for small classes with lots of individual attention. The standard length of the classes is 12 weeks covering 12 units of instruction. The Official Student Workbook is supplied to every couple attending classes. It is 130 pages with over 75 pictures and illustrations. A Coach Card is also included. Your local instructor in The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth is an independent affiliated instructor. Some classes are video enriched and offer a Certificate of Congratulations.

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