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Childbirth Classes Lake Zurich IL

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

Mrs. Joan A. Schiller, LCCE,FACCE,RN,IBCLC,
(847)381-0123 X265469
21088 W Woodbury Ct
Lake Zurich, IL

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Diane Hoffmann
(847) 680-9424
Vernon Hills, IL
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, Registered Nurse, BSN

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Ms. Beth D. Mednick, LCCE,FACCE,RN
(847) 480-3909
1255 Town Center Rd Unit 3M
Vernon Hills, IL

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Nancy A. Klaman, LCCE
(847) 397-2490
180 E Oaksbury Ln
Palatine, IL

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Ms. Mary Ann Murach, LCCE
(847) 381-9600 EX 265312
9204 Tiffany Ln
Fox River Grove, IL

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Karen Dickert, BSN,CLE,LCCE
(847) 618-5226
4 Ruffled Feathers Ct
Hawthorn Woods, IL

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Christine Ross, RN,LCCE
(847) 668-1902
27098 North Owens Road
Hawthorn Woods, IL

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Lorelei Adams
(847) 990-5407
Mundelein, IL
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Julie Harrington, LCCE
(847) 723-5386
218 Park Pl
Libertyville, IL

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Mrs. Susan M. Chandler, LCCE,RN
(847) 462-1955
11 Rosewood Ct
Cary, IL

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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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