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Childbirth Classes Scarborough ME

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

Happy Mama Essentials
207336154
377 Broadway #2
South Portland, ME

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Casco Bay Doulas
(207) 797-2764
125 Mast Rd
Falmouth, ME

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Birth Roots
(207) 772-4784
101 State St
portland, ME
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: BIRTHING FROM WITHIN certified childbirth Mentor
Memberships: DONA International
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Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education, General Wellness, Infant Massage, Labor Doula, Parenting Classes, Postpartum Care, Postpartum Doula

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Everything Birth, Inc.
(800) 370-1683
P.O. Box 66781
Falmouth, ME

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Casco Bay Doulas
(207) 797-2764
125 Mast Rd
Falmouth, ME

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Birth Roots
(207) 772-4784
101 State St
portland, ME
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: BIRTHING FROM WITHIN certified childbirth Mentor
Memberships: DONA International
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education, General Wellness, Infant Massage, Labor Doula, Parenting Classes, Postpartum Care, Postpartum Doula

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Everything Birth, Inc.
(800) 370-1683
P.O. Box 66781
Falmouth, ME

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Que Sera Sera Birth Services
(207) 701-8225
413 Skidmore Rd
Union, ME

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Mothers Moon
(207) 382-3126
230 Belfast Road
Freedom, ME

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Maine Mama Doula
(207) 333-2039
59 Androscoggin Ave.
Lewiston, ME

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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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