MATERNITY CLASSES: ALL ESSENTIALS IN 6 DAYS!
We realize how important pregnancy and the birth of a baby are in every woman's life. At the same time many changes take place in this period: physical, emotional, social. We are committed to help our patients to make these months smooth and joyful.
EMC Maternity Classes include:
Gestation course by trimesters.
Stages of fetal development, from 12th to 16th week.
The tests necessary during pregnancy. Screening during pregnancy. Risk group for complications.
Proper nutrition. The expected weight gain.
Physical exercises in pregnant women: sports, swimming, yoga.
The intimate relationship during pregnancy.
Traveling during pregnancy.
Taking medications during pregnancy.
Dentistry in pregnant women. Prevention of dentoalveolar diseases and abnormalities in children the first year of life.
Face and body skin care during pregnancy and after childbirth
Stages of fetal development, from 16th to 24th week.
Eating habits and physical exercises during the second trimester.
The most frequent complications during the second trimester: iron deficiency anemia, intestinal motility disorders (constipation).
Premature birth: how to recognize the risk.
Causes of back pain during pregnancy.
Physiology of lactation, mammary gland structure.
Prevention and treatment of mammary gland diseases during lactation.
The rules of lactation. Hygiene, prevention of breastfeeding problems: fissures, lactostasis, mastitis. Lactation crisis.
Review of the procedures for rendering services in the maternity hospital and walking tour to the maternity hospital
Stages of fetal development from 24th to 28th week.
Control of motor activity of the fetus.
Nutrition during pregnancy — what has changed?
Prevention of complications during pregnancy.
Multifetal pregnancy. Distinctive features of pregnancy and labour (if pregnant women with twins or triplets are present in the group).
The composition of breast milk.
Nutrition for mom; taking medications during breastfeeding.
Feeding technique. Feeding formulas.
Restoration of the pelvic floor muscles and incontinence after childbirth: diagnosis and treatment. Physical therapy and surgical interventions.
Practical exercise for relaxation and controlled breathing as well as exercises for the pelvic floor muscles.
Preparation for childbirth. Prenatal changes in mother’s body and in fetus. Precursors to labor.
Fetal status monitoring during pregnancy.
Phases of labor. Fetal status monitoring during labour. Physiological labour.
Operative deliveries. A cesarean section. Labor after caesarean section.
Bleeding after childbirth.
Home birth: pros and cons.
- Techniques of relaxation and rest between contractions, self-regulation skills, relaxation breathing.
- Pain relief during labor: spinal, epidural, combined anesthesia, General anesthesia
Hygiene after childbirth.
Restoration of reproductive function. Contraception during lactation. Physical exercises and sex life after childbirth.
Partnership delivery — the psychological aspect. Interaction with medical staff.
Attitude on childbirth: the pain, fears, anxiety. Pain management.
A newborn. The first days in the maternity hospital.
The importance of early initiation of breastfeeding, the composition of colostral milk.
Immunization: myths and reality. Vaccination in the maternity hospital: why so early?
Walking tour to EMC Children's Clinic
Preparing room for the baby: furniture, climate. Newborn first aid kit.
First purchase: to sleep, to walk, care and hygiene.
Mode mom’s day and nutrition regimen: speculation and rumors. To eat or not to eat?
Peculiarities of psychological climate in the family.
Emergencies in newborns.
Nursing at home within the first month of life and the supervision program at EMC for the child during the first year of life at EMC.
Hair care during pregnancy and after childbirth.
How to cope with anxiety.
Depression during pregnancy and/or after childbirth.
Techniques of relaxation and rest between contractions, self-regulation skills, relaxation breathing.
Walking tour to maternity hospital