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Childbirth Education Appleton WI

Local resource for childbirth education in Appleton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to childbirth preparation, pain management techniques, advice on newborn care, Lamaze classes, the Bradley method, HypnoBirthing, as well as advice on postpartum health care.

Carol J. Heid, RN, LCCE
(920) 738-6499
2101 Sumac Ln
Appleton, WI

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Barbara Pendergast
(920) 739-4389
Menasha, WI
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Sue Gerard, RN, LCCE
(414) 453-5575
2579 N Pasadena Blvd
Milwaukee, WI

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Hardy Alternative Health Services
(414) 446-7107
PO Box 210842
Milwaukee, WI
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Yes, Please Call, Payment Arrangements, credit cards , Sliding Scale, Teen, single, and low-income moms
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CD(DONA), CCE (Certified Childbirth Educator), LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), CBrE (Certified Brio Birth Educator), Certified Hypnotist
Memberships: Brio Birth (CBrE), DONA International, International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
Services Offered
Adoption Support, BrioBirth Classes, Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education, Christian Births, Family Planning, Infant Massage, Labor Doula, Massage, Parenting Classes, Postpartum Care, Postpartum Doula

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Pamela Klingert
(920) 339-0582
De Pere, WI
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mary Ahlgrimm
(920) 731-8274
Appleton, WI
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, BSN

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Tamara Shortess
(920) 831-8465
Kaukauna, WI
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Ms. Ann F Grauer, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA
(262) 243-6651
620 N 60th St
Milwaukee, WI

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Ms. Marcia Barritt, LCCE,IBCLC,CD(DONA)
(262) 782-6814
16500 Siesta Ln
Brookfield, WI

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Emma Filut, LCCE
(715) 346-5655
900 Illinois Ave
Stevens Point, WI

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Pregnancy Tips, Dads Guide on Healthy Pregnancy of Spouse

Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts - The Don'ts

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When a woman is expecting a child, she will be surrounded by lots of pregnancy advice and be confused by which pregnancy advice she should follow. Help your spouse steer clear of these pregnancy no-nos to help keep her and the baby safe and healthy:

  • Avoid fish with lots of mercury in her diet. Get correct information from your dietician on what fish to eat and what fish to avoid when she is pregnant.
  • Don't disregard food borne illness. Eat, cook, handle and clean food safely! According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, food borne illness can cause serious health problems - or even death for both mother and baby.
  • Protect her from using chemicals. Products including herbicides, pesticides, paint, stains, and some cleaning solutions may be harmful to your baby. If she must use these things, make sure she wears gloves, a mask, and keeps the room well-ventilated.
  • Don't let her clean or change a cat's litter box. This could put her at risk for an infection called toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that cats can carry in their feces. Toxoplasmosis can harm a fetus.
  • Don't let her take very hot baths, hot tubs, or saunas. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, high temperatures can be harmful to the fetus, or causing the mother-to-be to faint.
  • Discourage her from using scented feminine hygiene products. Pregnant women should avoid scented sprays, sanitary napkins, and bubble bath. These products might irritate your spouse's vaginal area, and increase her risk of a urinary tract infection or yeast infection.
  • Don't let her douche. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, douching can irritate the vagina, force air into the birth canal and increase the increase the risk of infection
  • Avoid optional x-rays. X-rays are a form of radiation that is linked to a very small risk of cancer for an unborn baby. But x-rays are usually safe during pregnancy. So if your doctor says your spouse needs x-rays for a health problem you should follow her advice. But sometimes doctors can use other tests in place of x-rays. And other times, x-rays can wait until after the baby is born.
  • Don't let her smoke tobacco. Tell your doctor if yo...

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