Comfort Measures Class

Comfort Measures is a great resource for couples needing extra practice or to learn how to manage labor and birth more comfortably. It's a class for first time parents, those needing a ‘refresher’ in labor coping skills, or couples wanting to expand their knowledge of comfort measures for labor and birth.

Courtney Maloney and Hannah Covington, Serenity Birth Services doulas, are the instructors for this class.

Class location: Birth Center of Baton Rouge

Please bring 2-3 pillows, a blanket or yoga mat, a flat bed sheet (any size), a birth ball (only if you have one), pen/paper for note taking, snacks and anything else you need to be comfortable.

This one session three-hour class is dedicated to learning and practicing:

  • Relaxation

  • Breathing techniques

  • Positions for effective laboring and birthing

  • Use of birth ball, birthing tub, rebozo and other tools

  • Massage, counter-pressure, and acupressure

  • Hands-on comfort measures

  • Managing back pain

  • Visualization, vocalizing, and movement

Class Fee: $55 mom and one support person

Refund Policy   The class fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be issued until 10 days before the beginning date of any class. Refund requests must be in writing via email.

 

"Excellent job!  We learned a lot that we did not know or realize we knew. We knew that we longed for more coached 'practice', and this class is a wonderful resource to give the time necessary for mom and partner to refine those skills.10


2018 Comfort Measures Classes

CLASSES ARE TAUGHT ON THE FOLLOWING EVENINGS, 6-9 P.M.

  • Monday, September 17   THIS CLASS HAS FILLED.  CONTACT RENE' ABOUT A WAIT LIST, PRIVATE CLASS, OR OTHER OPTIONS.

  • Monday, October 1  THIS CLASS HAS FILLED.  CONTACT RENE' ABOUT A WAIT LIST, PRIVATE CLASS, OR OTHER OPTIONS.

  • Monday, October 15   THIS CLASS HAS FILLED.  CONTACT RENE' ABOUT A WAIT LIST, PRIVATE CLASS, OR OTHER OPTIONS.

  • Thursday, November 15 Newly Added Session

  • Monday, November 19 THIS CLASS HAS FILLED.  CONTACT RENE' ABOUT A WAIT LIST, PRIVATE CLASS, OR OTHER OPTIONS.

  • Monday, December 17

  • Monday, January 14

  • Monday, February 11

  • Monday, March 11

  • Monday, April 15

  • Monday, May 13

  • Monday, June 10

  • Monday, July 8

  • Monday, August 12

  • Monday, September 9

  • Monday, October 14

  • Monday, November 11

  • Monday, December 9

  • Monday

  • Monday

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