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Comfort Measures

Prepare your mind and body for childbirth with a diverse range of comfort measures and coping techniques. Discover how to minimize discomfort and approach labor with confidence, equipped with the transformative power of pain-coping skills. Join us at Boober for an empowering journey towards a more comfortable and confident birth experience.

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  • 18 and older
  • $199
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  • 2 hours
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What you'll learn in this childbirth class:

Labor and birth demand both physical and mental preparation and requires more than just information alone. As you anticipate your upcoming birth, it's crucial to equip yourself with a diverse range of comfort measures and coping techniques. The tools and techniques you will learn and practice in our class will form your labor toolbox, ensuring that you and your support team are well-prepared to reduce your perception of pain, decrease stress and anxiety, and increase your comfort during childbirth, while also potentially shortening your labor and increasing the likelihood of a vaginal birth. By learning and practicing effective labor positions, strategies to promote labor progress, breathing techniques, guided visualizations and more, you'll enable your body and mind to rise to the challenge of birthing your baby. You'll discover how to minimize discomfort and approach labor with confidence, equipped with the transformative power of pain coping skills.

In this class we will cover:

  • Importance of Physical and Mental Preparation
  • Items Needed for Your Labor Coping Kit
  • Utilizing Props and Tools for Comfort and Positioning
  • How to increase endorphins during labor
    • Practice Techniques for Reducing Pain, Increasing comfort and advancing labor during Childbirth including:
    • Various Breathing Techniques
    • Guided Visualization
    • Hypnosis for birth
    • Relaxation Exercises
    • Focal Point Use
    • Distraction Techniques
    • Mindfulness and Grounding Practices
    • Massage techniques and acupressure points
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Aromatherapy
    • Sounding
    • Effective Labor Positions for Progress and Comfort
    • Techniques and Positions specific for use with Epidurals

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

The school highly recommend that students schedule any prenatal classes or workshops to end by the time they are 36 weeks pregnant. If they schedule class for after they begin their 36th week, they run the risk of having their baby and missing their class without a refund. In the event that they go into labor before 36 weeks, they may apply 90% of the class cost to another class (i.e.: CPR) or service (i.e.: postpartum doula care).

In the special circumstances of a mother-to-be being placed on bed rest or delivering before 36 weeks before the beginning of a class series, they may apply 90% of the class fee to another class or service at Birth Day Presence. If bed rest or delivery happens while they are in the middle of a series (and they would have completed their classes before they began their 36th week), they may apply the fees from the unused portion of the class toward another class or service at Birth Day Presence.

We are not responsible for providing make-ups or issuing any credit for classes missed as a result of scheduling conflicts, vacations, illness, emergencies, or other circumstances beyond our control.

Cancellation Policy

If students cancel their class:

  • 31 plus business days in advance, they will receive 90% refund.
  • 16-31 business days in advance, they will receive 50% refund.
  • 15 business days or less in advance, there are no refunds.

Rescheduling Policy

If students need to reschedule a class:

  • 16+ business days in advance, no fee, as long as there's availability.
  • 15 business days or less in advance, $35 rescheduling fee, as long as there's availability.

In the event that they need to miss a one-time class due to medical absence, they may transfer into a class with available space with a doctor's note.

Class Cancellation or Adjustment by Birth Day Presence

The school reserves the right to alter class times due to low enrollment. Every effort will be made to work with students' schedules to ensure that the student receives the instruction she signed up for. If the school cannot place students in another class or schedule a private session comparable to what they signed up for, a full refund will be given.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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