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Childbirth Classes Lexington KY

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

Catherine L Melton, LCCE,FACCE,RN,IBCLC
(859) 313-5252
925 Honeysuckle Rd
Lexington, KY

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Mother Nurture
(859) 335-5949
2891 Richmond Road, Suite 102
Lexington, KY
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment, Other Public Health Insurance
Payment Assistance: Yes, Please Call
Practice Groups
Mother Nurture, Baby Moon
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CD (Certified Doula), CPD (Certfied Postpartum Doula), LC (Lactation Consultant), CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor), IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants), La Leche League, CCE (Certified Childbirth Educator), LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), HCHI (Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor), ibclc-rlc, Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Certified Pre & Perinatal massage therpist
Memberships: National Association of Certified Professional Midwives
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Hypnobirthing, Lactation Consulting, Massage, Parenting Classes, Postpartum Care, Pre-Conception Care, Yoga

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The Birthing Year
(606) 625-8622
Pikeville, KY
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Payment Arrangements, Gift Certificates Available
Average Fee: Childbirth Classes - $150 Breastfeeding Classes - $40 Belly Casting - $40
Certifications & Memberships
Memberships: Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), La Leche League International (LLLI)
Services Offered
Belly Casting, Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education

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Amy Straney
(270) 828-3379
Vine Grove, KY
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Lois Rousey
(859) 236-7155
PO Box 433
Danville, KY
Certifications
Certified Birth Doula
Membership Organizations
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

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Barbara Quam
(859) 255-9142
Lexington, KY
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, IAT

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Mrs. Nicole Z. Aldridge, LCCE, CD(DONA)
(502) 387-0449
10711 Hite Creek Rd
Louisville, KY

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Nikole Anderson-Hicks, MSN, RNC, CNE, LCCE
(513) 558-5316
2302 Glen Dr
Maysville, KY

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Mrs. Robin E Weiss, LCCE
(424) 24B-IRTH
8913 Lippincott Rd
Louisville, KY

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Katheryn Markham
(502) 326-9379
10602 Taylor Farm Ct
Prospect, KY
Certifications
Certified Birth Doula
Membership Organizations
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

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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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