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Childbirth Classes Saint Peters MO

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

Jill Carruth
(314) 251-6064
1111 Saddlebrook Ct S
Saint Charles, MO

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Dancing For Birth Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness Classes
toll free 866-643-4824
Headquarters 2427 Glen Arden Dr.
St. Louis, MO

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Mrs. Joan D Harper, RNC, BS, LCCE, FACCE
(314) 691-2626
1800 Kehrswood Dr
Chesterfield, MO

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Kathryn Sommers, LCCE
(636) 532-3688
14982 Lake Manor Ct
Chesterfield, MO

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Mrs. Linda F Renaud, LCCE,FACCE,RN,CD (DO
(314) 703-1104
6 Savant Ct
Ballwin, MO

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Davene Green
(314) 757-3883
Lake Saint Louis, MO
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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A Mothers Dream Birth & Labor Services
(314) 210-7152
1272 Woodchase Lane, Apt F
Chesterfield, MO

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Nicole Smith, LCCE
(636) 328-4606
1083 Fruit Tree Ln
Saint Louis, MO

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Stephanie Larson
(314) 469-9118
2427 Glen Arden Dr.
St.Louis, MO

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Kathleen Orf, RN, BSN, LCCE
(314) 251-7941
70 Log Hill Ln
Ballwin, MO

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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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