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Childbirth Classes Westminster CO

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

Heather Mortenson, MSPH,LCCE, CHES
(720) 956-2084
8625 Clay St Apt 231
Westminster, CO

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Mollie Kehmeier, LCCE
(720) 284-9601
11298 Vrain Dr
Westminster, CO

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Sharon Lindeman, RN, FACCE, LCCE
(720) 542-5253
6510 W 73rd Ave
Arvada, CO

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Mrs. Julie L Thompson, CD(DONA), LCCE
(303) 324-9392
13114 Tejon St
Denver, CO

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Laura Shaffer, BS, LCCE
8484 Zephyr St
Arvada, CO

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Maureen Kloser
(303) 466-5129
Westminster, CO
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, Registered Nurse, BSN

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Melissa A. Ponce, LCCE
(303) 689-4000
6230 W 74th Cir
Arvada, CO

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Birthing Body Doula Services
(720) 771-9573
9976 Fillmore St.
Thornton, CO

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Julie Webber-Davlin, LCCE,FACCE,PhD
(303) 431-5718
8405 W 74th Ave
Arvada, CO

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Gail A Anderson, LCCE
(720) 883-1777
13043 W 84th Pl
Arvada, CO

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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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