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Childbirth Classes Aurora CO

Childbirth classes provide tips for pregnant women on pregnancy adjustment, breathing techniques, pain management, and timing contractions. See below for child birth classes in Aurora that give access to advice on Cesarean birth and newborn care, as well as advice and content on postpartum adjustment.

Mrs. Faith McGinn, LPN, IBCLC, LCCE
(720) 323-9850
10650 E Tennessee Ave Unit 403
Aurora, CO

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Rocky Mountain Doula
(720) 394-6995
3706 S. Cathay St.
Aurora, CO

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Mrs. Ellen J. Contard, LCCE
(303) 949-0208
3588 S Joplin St
Aurora, CO

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Susan Bobka
(303) 693-2762
Aurora, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Janet Grabe
Aurora, CO
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, Registered Nurse, BSN

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Tracy E. Ricke, LCCE
(720) 989-6749
18105 E Atlantic Dr
Aurora, CO

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Dr. Pamela K. Spry, LCCE,CNM,PhD
(303) 690-9639
3837 S Truckee Way
Aurora, CO

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Lucia Parker, LCCE
3387 S Halifax Way
Aurora, CO

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Martha Teigen
(303) 751-6359
Aurora, CO
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Julie Olson, LCCE
(303) 680-1522
5701 S Ouray Ct
Centennial, CO

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Stages of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Signs during First Trimester

The Trimesters: Understanding the Different Stages of Pregnancy - Part 1

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Pregnancy can be a puzzling time for the newly expectant dad . As your spouse experiences a hormonal rollercoaster, her body is likely to undergo some very surprising changes.

You will probably have heard the obstetrician refer to the term 'trimester'. The nine months of pregnancy are divided into three trimesters. These mark important stages in the development of the fetus. Knowing about the trimesters will help you to understand your baby's development better and also serve to demystify pregnancy for you.

First Trimester

The baby: This stage of pregnancy is marked by the speedy development of your baby. The first twelve weeks will see your baby grow to about three inches and have many of its organs already functioning-a lot when you consider that it all began with the fusion of two cells at the time of conception.

The mom: The frenzied discharge of hormones during the early months of pregnancy may be difficult for your spouse to handle. Nausea and an aversion to food items may be present. She will also complain of fatigue during this stage of pregnancy, as the growing baby makes its demands felt on her body. A healthy diet and a multivitamin prescribed by her obstetrician may help her cope with this.

Also read: The Trimesters: Understanding the Different Stages of Pregnancy - Part 2

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