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Childbirth Classes Derry NH

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

Mimi Mandile
(603) 432-4278
Derry, NH
Registered Nurse, ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Elizabeth J. McKinney, RN BS, LCCE, C.H.
(603) 666-6464
459 N Bay St
Manchester, NH

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BirthRoots Doulas
(603) 216-9237
6 Forest Hills Dr
Hooksett, NH

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Kim Bradlee, MW, HBCE, LLLL
(978) 521-5270
30 Valleyview Farm Rd
Bradford (Haverhill), MA
Practice Groups
Alternative Birth Care
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: La Leche League, HBCE (HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator), Professional Doula, Certified HypnoFertility Specialist, Certified Hypnotist, Hypnobirthing Childbirth Educator, Birth Doula
Memberships: HypnoBirthing Institute-Mongan Method, La Leche League International (LLLI), Massachusetts Midwives Alliance (MMA)
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Home Birth, Hypnobirthing, Midwifery Services, Prenatal Care, Water Birth

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Dr. Adele Lynne Wagner, LCCE,FACCE,RN,EdD
(978) 764-3982
214 Graniteville Rd
Chelmsford, MA

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Judith Weber, CNM,MPH,LCCE
PO Box 205
Hampstead, NH

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Dr. Georgie Marks, LCCE,FACCE,RN,PhD
(978) 373-8090 ext 3
200 Merrimack St Ste 303
Haverhill, MA

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Alternative Birth Care
(978) 521-5270
30 Valleyview Farm Rd
Bradford (Haverhill), MA

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Mrs. Ruth A. Keen, CNM,MPH, LCCE, FACCE
(603) 898-4269
21 Hewitt Ave
North Andover, MA

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Ms. Dora Jean Brown, RN, BSN, LCCE
(978) 466-2335
34 Parkerville Rd
Chelmsford, MA

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Stages of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Signs during First Trimester

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


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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