Stork Chat with Ginger Maule, MSN, CNM, RN
Dec 1 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on Oct 20, 2022 at 6:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Apr 6, 2023
We will discuss what healthy physiologic birth looks like and ways that the medical community can interrupt the process.
Understanding the many options parents have in pregnancy and birth and how to navigate decision making in a way that allows you to be informed and empowered.
The postpartum period is the 4th trimester of pregnancy. Now that babe and mom are physically separated, how can we preserve their bond, promote healing, and maximize breastfeeding?
The basics of breastfeeding. Signs of a good latch. Signs that babe is getting enough. Breastfeeding frequency and duration. Preparing to express milk/ pump if planning to return to work.
Cloth diapering. Baby wearing. Baby led weaning. Recommended vaccines. The circumcision decision. Safe sleep environments. We will explore the many options available to parents.
Expanding on the information from the previous sessions, we will discuss how to create the environment for your optimal birth experience. We’ll discuss movement, pain management and coping techniques. We will also address how to adapt if expectations differ from reality.
We will join together one final time to share and celebrate our birth stories and pregnancy adventures.