Refresher Class Information

Loving Arms Childbirth Services

Refresher Class

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

What is a Doula and How do I find one?

Birth Movies with sections on strategies for labor:

Introductions to labor and birth

How labor can start:

Bring a Loved One, Friend or Doula for Continuous Support

Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Pelvic Floor Exercise & Kegels

Perineal Massage

What she might say and what it might mean!!

Support and Comfort for Labor

Walk, Move Around and Change Positions throughout Labor

Backache in Labor:

Avoid Giving Birth on Your Back & Follow Your Body’s Urge to Push

Using Acupressure in Labor

All about birth balls

Rebozos – how to use in labor