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Childbirth Classes Cedar Falls IA

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

Amy R Tomlyanovich, LCCE
(319) 404-5406
1110 Lakeview Dr
Cedar Falls, IA

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Trudie Friedly, RNC,MSN,LCCE,FACCE
(319) 272-8205
145 W Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA

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Cheryl Blessington-Dunkin, RN, LCCE
(515) 832-6948
603 2nd St
Grundy Center, IA

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Birth, Baby & Beyond - Tammy Bayer
(319) 364-1144
1520 1st Avenue NW
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Birthroot Midwifery Services
(319) 653-3170
814 N. 6th Avenue
Washington, IA

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Phyllis Oesterling
(319) 291-6126
Waterloo, IA
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BSRegistered Nurse, ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Kymm Ehler
(319) 272-8450
547 E Airline Hwy
Waterloo, IA

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Deborah Oldakowski
(319) 436-4662
Shellsburg, IA
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Kimberly Taylor
(319) 247-6037
Cedar Rapids, IA
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Pamela Hulstein
(712) 722-4645
Sioux Center, IA
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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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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