dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Childbirth Education Bloomington IN

Local resource for childbirth education in Bloomington. 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.

Barbara Lehr
(812) 333-8340
616 E. Audubon Dr.
Bloomington, IN

Data Provided By:
Mrs. Amy D Beck, LCCE, CD(DONA)
(812) 219-6177
214 E Hillside Dr
Bloomington, IN

Data Provided By:
Kathryn Beck at Imagine: Health & Wellness
(812) 606-1311
Bloomington, IN
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Payment Arrangements
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: HBCE (HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator), Certified HypnoBirthing Fertility Specialist, Certified Hypnotist, Certified Reiki Master Teacher
Memberships: Childbirth International, HypnoBirthing Institute-Mongan Method, National Guild of Hypnotist, International Association of Reiki Professionals
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Hypnobirthing

Data Provided By:
Dawn Kackley
(812) 298-1291
2013 Blue Ridge Dr
Terre Haute, IN
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, ICEA Certified Child Birth Educator
Membership Organizations
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

Data Provided By:
Jenni Shaver
(812) 909-0571
917 Mahrenholz Ave.
Evansville, IN

Data Provided By:
Ms. Georgann Cattelona, PhD., LCCE, CD(DONA)
(812) 337-8121
1016 E University St
Bloomington, IN

Data Provided By:
Ms. Molly Mendota, CD, LCCE
(812) 272-7278
4965 E State Road 46
Bloomington, IN

Data Provided By:
C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Natural Birth & Parenting Network
(219) 996-5188
611 N. Main
Hebron, IN

Data Provided By:
Mrs. M. Sue Galyen, LCCE,FACCE,RN.MSN,HC
(317) 948-4205
7356 Windridge Way
Brownsburg, IN

Data Provided By:
Miss Ruth Ann Smith, LCCE,LPN
(765) 298-5425
1222 Brookline St
Anderson, IN

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Pregnancy Tips, Dads Guide on Healthy Pregnancy of Spouse

Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts - The Don'ts

Note: Subscribe now to our newsletter to receive great info for expectant dads. Also visit GreatDad's Sex center.

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from