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Childbirth Education Lexington KY

Local resource for childbirth education in Lexington. 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.

Catherine L Melton, LCCE,FACCE,RN,IBCLC
(859) 313-5252
925 Honeysuckle Rd
Lexington, KY

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Mother Nurture
(859) 335-5949
2891 Richmond Road, Suite 102
Lexington, KY
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment, Other Public Health Insurance
Payment Assistance: Yes, Please Call
Practice Groups
Mother Nurture, Baby Moon
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CD (Certified Doula), CPD (Certfied Postpartum Doula), LC (Lactation Consultant), CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor), IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants), La Leche League, CCE (Certified Childbirth Educator), LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), HCHI (Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor), ibclc-rlc, Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Certified Pre & Perinatal massage therpist
Memberships: National Association of Certified Professional Midwives
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Hypnobirthing, Lactation Consulting, Massage, Parenting Classes, Postpartum Care, Pre-Conception Care, Yoga

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Ms. Cynthea M. Stair, BS, IBCLC, LCCE
(865) 368-3852
7030 Shepherdsville Rd
Elizabethtown, KY

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Mary L DeWitt
(502) 637-5952
623 Park Ave
Louisville, KY

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Nicki T. Swiderski, RN, MSN, LCCE
(502) 267-8765
4531 Dove Park Blvd
Louisville, KY

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Barbara Quam
(859) 255-9142
Lexington, KY
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, IAT

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Vicki Sanders, LCCE,FACCE,CD,IBCLC
(502) 721-7727
3934 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY

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The Birthing Year
(606) 625-8622
Pikeville, KY
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Payment Arrangements, Gift Certificates Available
Average Fee: Childbirth Classes - $150 Breastfeeding Classes - $40 Belly Casting - $40
Certifications & Memberships
Memberships: Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), La Leche League International (LLLI)
Services Offered
Belly Casting, Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education

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Debra Brown
(606) 355-7040
Waynesburg, KY
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, LPN

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Dr. Mary C. Akers, CNM, PhD, LCCE
(270) 737-0303
1501 Oxford Ct
Elizabethtown, KY

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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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