Holistic Pre/postnatal & Childbirth Workshop

 

Join us! In-Depth Discussion, Instruction and Q&A co-led by Certified Nurse Midwife, Kristin Mallon and Pre/postnatal Yoga Expert, Michelle Timek.


We want you to have the best pregnancy and labor possible and want to equip you and your birthing partner on various ways to give/have support and comfort, to feel confident and knowlegable during your labor and after, and to have a smooth recovery as you learn how to transition into your new, amazing family. 


When : Sunday, February 21

Time : 4:00-6:30 pm, including 30 minute Q&A
Where : Michelle Timek Yoga studio {150 Bay St, unit 909 Jersey City, NJ 07302}
Reserve your spot : Register by making a purchase below or in person at the studio. Walk-ins also welcome!

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Topics we'll cover in our workshop :

  • Brief overview of Anatomy and Physiology of the pregnant woman's body and her growing baby inside
  • Preparation in the 2nd-3rd trimesters for pregnant body changes, during your labor and for the 1st-3rd months postpartum {4th trimester}
  • Healthy foods for 2nd and 3rd trimesters
  • Discuss relevant topics for the expectant couple: birth partner support/soothing techniques, herbs and pregnancy, mind/body prep for the end of pregnancy, during your labor and after your delivery
  • Simple, effective yoga techniques and breathing exercises to practice during your pregnancy and your labor
  • Daily exercises to strengthen and open the pelvis and techniques to help open/soften the pelvic floor muscles as preparation for the most natural labor possible
  • Tips for enlisting support from friends/family in preparation for the 4th trimester
  • Tips to avoid going overdue
  • Why you would need to be induced and when a cesarean is necessary
  • How to identify when labor begins, what to do if it stalls, what to expect during your labor
  • What to pack for the hospital during labor and for after labor
  • What to expect in the first 1-2 days after birth
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Preparing to bring your new baby home!
  • Now what!? What to expect in the 4th trimester for you, baby and your family as you transition into your new life together