Pregnancy Education

Does your childbirth education class include all of these topics?

Does your childbirth education class include all of these topics?

Bradley Method Natural Childbirth classes include all of the following topics and more! Nutrition Pregnancy exercises How to stay healthy and low risk Choosing a care-provider Choosing a birth place Evidence based maternity care? training your partner Doulas Natural labor techniques 1st stage 2nd stage 3rd stage Comfort measures 36 common interventions Variations on the theme of birth Danger signs Emergencies (prevention/natural resolutions) Medically necessary interventions Breastfeeding Immediate postpartum care Immediate Baby care And more! If the class you are considering taking ...

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Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Healthy Birth of Rochester Presents a Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class September 30th, 2017, from 1 – 2pm at  Lori’s Natural Foods, 900 Jefferson Rd., Rochester NY 14623 Please contact Amy directly for the schedule and how to sign up. A 1  hr. seminar that covers the nuts and bolts of How to stay Healthy and Low Risk during Pregnancy labor and birth, and how to plan the birth you want. Grab your partner and join Certified Childbirth Educator Amy V. Haas, BCCE in learning the important information and steps toward a healthy, positive birth experience. Topics covered include:...

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Next Bradley® class series

Amy V. Haas, BCCE – The Next Bradley® Class series in Fairport, NY (Monroe County) starts  January 31st, 2017; Tuesday evenings at 7 pm.   Runs through April 4th, 2017. I can take people up to the 3rd class. For more information call 585-425-7105  or email  Amy Proposed schedule for Bradley® classes for 2017: April 11th, 2017 – June 13th, 2017, consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9:30 pm. June 20th, 2017 – September 5th, 2017 [Tuesday evening – 7 – 9:30 pm] Contact me if you are interested. Amy  Check out the full yearly schedule of classes here. Please Note: teachers can...

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If birth is so natural, then why do I have to take classes?

If birth is so natural, then why do I have to take classes?

Human beings are cerebral creatures who think way too much. And we come with baggage. Add to that the fact that we have been socialized by the media into believing that birth is a horrible, painful thing that needs lots of medical intervention, and you have a major challenge. Birth in the US is not evidenced based. The ways in which laboring and birthing women are treated and cared for are not the ways that will produce the healthiest outcomes. Most women desire to have a loved one/husband/partner/friend trained as their primary labor assistant, or at least thoroughly educated so they know...

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What’s the difference between Bradley® Natural Childbirth classes, and other types of classes?

Bradley® focuses on prevention, and healthy normality. It teaches women ways that they can stay healthy and low risk. By concentrating on what is in their control, through nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of harmful substances. They give women the power to influence their lives in a positive way. The classes are longer because it takes a human being 10 – 12 weeks to truly absorb and develop muscle memory for the different natural labor techniques, and information. They teach not only natural labor techniques, but focus on what is normal in birth, how that feels , and helps women...

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Dads/Partners at birth

Dads/Partners at birth

Bradley® Natural Childbirth classes were traditionally known as Husband Coached Childbirth®, a term coined by Dr. Robert Bradley.  He was one of the first obstetricians to bring fathers into the birthing room. He realized that women needed the support of a loving partner, and who better than the father of her child. These days not all women have a husband or male partner, but it is still important for her to have the support of someone who loves her, and is there just for her. Such emotional and physical support can make a huge difference in a woman’s sense of security. So, most families who...

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