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Dr. Ira Katz
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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. Ira Katz
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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

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How typical are injuries from dance classes?

How typical are injuries from dance classes?

Very Typical: Being the father of two dancers, both of whom danced on college teams, I can tell you dance is a very demanding sport. With all the leaps, spins and footwork injuries are common. I have seen everything from broken toes, dislocated shoulders to broken legs. One of my daughters has had both knees operated on. Dancing is not for sissies! ...Read more

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How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more

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So what do they do in anger manegament classes?

So what do they do in anger manegament classes?

Anger: These classes generally explain how to manage and express anger constructively without generalizing or slandering other people. The classes focus on healthy expression of anger but also help understand what triggers anger and what it can cover up and allow a person to avoid. Best. ...Read more

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I am only 21 years old and have had this headach everyday since classes started?

I am only 21 years old and have had this headach everyday since classes started?

Daily headache: My first thought is stress, but there are so many other options that i recommend an evaluation. Did you get bitten by a mosquito with a viral illness? Or have cluster migraine. ...Read more

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Can children take yoga classes?

Can children take yoga classes?

Absolutely: Not only is it good for toning and strengthening, it is also a wonderful way to teach mindfullness. Focus is essential for the practice of yoga and is an added benefit to children who are bombarded by our fast paced, computer/gaming driven world. ...Read more

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Can not speak in front of a class?

Can not speak in front  of a class?

Performance Anxiety: This is a common problem and millions of people use a safe drug known as Propranolol to allow them to perform when they are unable to perform. This medication is not addictive nor is it a sedative. You are not in any way unusual. ...Read more

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How will kids with add act in class?

How will kids with add act in class?

Multiple ways: It depends on the age and the type of adhd that they have. Some of the possible ways are: daydreaming, not staying on task, not focusing, not paying attention, easily distracted, making noises, disturbing others, out of their seat, talking too much, not waiting turn, interrupting others, being loud, missing assignments, having trouble with authority, not completing schoolwork, disorganized, etc. ...Read more

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Are childbirth classes worth taking?

Are childbirth classes worth taking?

Yes in many cases: It is usually worthwhile to orient yourself to what will happen during your birth experience and have some coping mechanisms or plans on how to handle labor. This can ease anxiety and tension when it is time to deliver. ...Read more