dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Childbirth Classes Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins that give access to advice on Cesarean birth and newborn care, as well as advice and content on postpartum adjustment.

Rebecca Watkins
(970) 689-0256
Fort Collins, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

Data Provided By:
Jolie Dekleva
(970) 484-1563
Fort Collins, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

Data Provided By:
Anne DeMaria, BFA, LCCE, CD-DONA,
(970) 204-4832
2801 Dundee Ct
Fort Collins, CO

Data Provided By:
Julie Mercurio
(970) 482-8176
Bellvue, CO
Certifications
Registered Nurse, BSN, ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CPFE

Data Provided By:
Anne LaSala
(970) 729-1495
910 Clinton
Ridgway, CO

Data Provided By:
Karen Carlson
(970) 219-0000
Fort Collins, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CPE

Data Provided By:
Susan Smock
Fort Collins, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

Data Provided By:
Darcie L Ell, MA, CD, LCCE,
(303) 485-4278
4105 Montmorency Pl
Loveland, CO

Data Provided By:
Kimberly Windels
(970) 461-9874
Drake, CO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CD

Data Provided By:
Anne DeMaria, BFA, LCCE, CD-DONA,
(970) 204-4832
2801 Dundee Ct
Fort Collins, CO

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com