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Online Birth Prep Workshop

This online workshop consists of four 1 hour interactive sessions to help you prepare your core and pelvic floor for birth and postpartum recovery.

Tuesdays October 3 - 24, 2023

5:30 - 6:30 pm 

Upon completion of this workshop you will feel empowered in your knowledge of:

  • Pelvic floor and core anatomy; what to do to prepare them for childbirth and faster postpartum recovery.

  • Why pelvic floor relaxation is important for birthing and how you can practice on your own.

  • How to improve the efficiency of your pushing and finding the birthing position that is right for you. 

  • What you can do prior to and during birth to reduce the likelihood and severity of perineal tearing.

  • Understanding the different types of perineal tears and how to best manage them. 

  • Postpartum expectations and recovery of pain, bladder, bowel, and sexual health.

  • Signs you may need individualized help during pregnancy and postpartum and where you can find it.

Workshop Details

Session 1: Baseline Essentials

Pelvic floor + core anatomy

Learn how to perform foundational pelvic floor movements

Belly breathing basics 

Prepare core + pelvic floor for birth 

Session 2: Push Preparation

Pushing techniques and practice mock pushing 

Trial of different birthing positions

Biomechanics of opening pelvic outlet

Session 3: Perineal Preparation

Perineal tearing education

Perineal tear risk reduction 

How to manage perineal tears

C- Section recovery and management  

Session 4: Postpartum Recovery

Postpartum abdominal check + recovery

Postpartum bladder and bowel movements

Returning to sex postpartum 

Signs for personalized care + where to get help 

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