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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Lamaze Class (Overview)

Some Lamaze educators teach early pregnancy classes focusing on pregnancy and the growth and development of the baby. All Lamaze childbirth educators teach a series of classes for women and their partners during the last trimester of pregnancy, which prepares them for labor and birth. These classes focus on the normal process of labor and birth and strategies that women and their partners can use to enhance the progress of labor and to reduce pain and fear. Information about complications and medical options is also included so that parents can make informed decisions should they need to do so.


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What to do if I did not take a birthing lamaze class, don't know how to push?

What to do if I did not take a birthing lamaze class, don't know how to push?

Trust mother nature: Women by nature know how to push - Lamaze just helps some women to better cope with the labor pain. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Lamaze Class (Overview)

Some Lamaze educators teach early pregnancy classes focusing on pregnancy and the growth and development of the baby. All Lamaze childbirth educators teach a series of classes for women and their partners during the last trimester of pregnancy, which prepares them for labor and birth. These classes focus on the normal process of labor and birth and strategies that women and their partners can use to enhance the progress of labor and to reduce pain and fear. Information about complications and medical options is also included so that parents can make informed decisions should they need to do so.


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Is it ok to skip doing lamaze classes?

Is it ok to skip doing lamaze classes?

Yes: If you don't have time or are uncomfortable, then certainly. Ask your labor and delivery nurse for advice, she will certainly help you, as well as your doctor. People have been having babies long before lamaze classes have been around. ...Read more

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Are all childbirth/lamaze classes weird and holistic?

Are all childbirth/lamaze classes weird and holistic?

No: Childbirth classes are very helpful. Weird and holistic are not the same thing. Holistic means respecting the whole patient. Weird means .... Weird. ...Read more

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Are there free lamaze classes?

Are there free lamaze classes?

Yes: Many hospitals offer free childbirth classes for their patients. ...Read more

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Do those child birth/lamaze classes work?

Do those child birth/lamaze classes work?

Labor : Part of our natural response to pain, is to tense up. Lamaze reaches you to relax during labor contractions. This way the contraction can have it maximum effect. Deep breathing also helps release endorphins, that help combat the stress hormones released, and helps combat the pain, a bit. Don't forget the option for epidural! ...Read more

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People say I should go to lamaze classes but I don't really want to. Am I bad parent already?

People say I should go to lamaze classes but I don't really want to. Am I bad parent already?

See below: This should be a personal choice. Lamaze classes are there for people who want them. They can provide information of what to expect during your pregnancy, the delivery process, and the immediate newborn period. However, lots of babies were born prior to the popularity of lamaze classes. If you do not want them, then don't go. You are not a bad parent. ...Read more

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Where can I find out about lamaze?

Where can I find out about lamaze?

Local hospital: You usually can find out about the types of birthing, nursing, childcare or sibling classes available in your community through your local hospital or doctor's office. Don't forget to consider possible online offerings if it is difficult to identify these resources near your home. ...Read more

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What influences the choice of lamaze and why?

Lamaze: Lamaze is a responsible choice. It is always best to be prepared and educated about a process - it gives the individual some level of control. ...Read more

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How do I get to antenatal classes?

How do I get to antenatal classes?

YOUR ob should: Have given u the number at the hospital almost every hospital taha has a labor room offers prenatal classes so please call your local hospital and speak with someone in teheabor room they should be able to give u tehe#. ...Read more

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What are prenatal exercise classes?

What are prenatal exercise classes?

Prenatal exercises: Maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best. Regular exercise during pregnancy can improve your posture and decrease some common discomforts such as backaches and fatigue. There is evidence that physical activity may prevent gestational diabetes, relieve stress, and build more stamina needed for delivery. ...Read more