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Childbirth Education West Palm Beach FL

Local resource for childbirth education in West Palm Beach. 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.

Sarah H. Bergman, LCCE,RN
(561) 630-1874
210 Lone Pine Dr
Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Patricia Ann Ellison, LCCE,FACCE,RN
(954) 355-5800
15360 97th Rd N
West Palm Beach, FL

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Jana Terry, FACCE,IBCLC,Other
(561) 798-0922
14915 Hamlin Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL

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Karen A Reach, RN, MS, LCCE, FACCE
(518) 618-7016
4987 Boxwood Circle
Boynton Beach, FL

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Carole F. Salluzzo, LCCE,FACCE,RN
cell (518)339-7365
1930 NW 9th St
Delray Beach, FL

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Alicia Litwin Stillman, LCCE
(561) 596-2768
3695 Woods Walk Blvd
Lake Worth, FL

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Dorrit Schwartz, RN, LCCE
(561) 798-6034
1532 S Club Dr
Wellington, FL

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Mrs. Elly Rakowitz-Helfeld, LCCE
(561) 200-4812
28 Westgate Ln Apt B
Boynton Beach, FL

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Nancy Galyon, RN, WHCNP, LCCE
(561) 339-2020
18851 SE Crosswinds Ln
Jupiter, FL

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Sharon Adamson
(561) 271-6452
Delray Beach, FL
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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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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