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Childbirth Classes Richland WA

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

Kim Shibley
(509) 627-1486
West Richland, WA
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Marnee Hansen
(509) 582-6097
Kennewick, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Tamra Robinson
Bellevue, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, BSN

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Jamie Stolz's Birth Doula Services
no phone
Carolina St.
Bellingham, WA

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Robin Brasher
(509) 422-7394
Oroville, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Phyllis Garcia
(509) 438-2682
Kennewick, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Brenda Shiplet
Kennewick, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Jennifer Fisher
(360) 737-7510
Vancouver, WA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Dawn M. Brown, LCCE, Doula
(509) 624-4856
6510 W Trails Rd
Spokane, WA

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Carolyne Speir
(425) 788-1781
11508 - 344th Ave NE
Carnation, WA

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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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