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Childbirth Classes Stafford VA

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

Mrs. Kimberley W. Good, RN, BSN, LCCE, IBCLC
(540) 741-4486
2001 Sierra Dr
Fredericksburg, VA

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Cathy Bailey
(703) 878-4459
Dumfries, VA
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CD

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Mrs. Karen L. Moore, RN, BSN, LCCE
(703) 590-3083
6207 Portal Ct
Woodbridge, VA

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Rosemary Wlaschin, LCCE
(540) 349-2990
7742 Overbrook Dr
Catlett, VA

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Michele Peterson
(703) 350-2056
5850 Cameron Run Terrace #826
Alexandria, VA
Certified Birth Doula
Membership Organizations
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

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Sue R. Ruck, LCCE
(540) 374-1140
5 Patrick Henry St
Fredericksburg, VA

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Mrs. Judith M. Hall, RNC, MSN, IBCLC, LCC
(540) 741-4465
1001 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA

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Emma Keeton
(703) 580-1052
Woodbridge, VA
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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A Doula Cares
(540) 856-2525
P.O. Box 42
Basye, VA

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Mrs. Michelle Vance, BSN, RNC, LCCE
(703) 968-0015
6856 Tanglewood Dr
Warrenton, VA

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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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