Preparing For Baby
A comprehensive preparation course for expectant families.
Lynn Turcotte-Schuh has been supporting families in her role as a Certified Childbirth Educator and Lactation Counselor since 2014. Working in both hospital and at-home settings, she has gained valuable insight and experience. The Happy Mama Wellness Preparing For Baby course is a comprehensive curriculum that covers everything from pregnancy symptoms through the Fourth Trimester by way of videos, workbooks and live coaching sessions.
MODULE ONE - Pregnancy, Anatomy and Overview of Labor
MODULE TWO - Stages of Labor
MODULE THREE - Common Interventions
MODULE FOUR - Relaxation During Labor (with special section just for coaches)
MODULE FIVE - Postpartum Care for Mom and Baby
MODULE SIX - Breastfeeding Basics
MODULE ONE: covers common pregnancy symptoms, pregnancy anatomy and a quick overview of the stages of labor.
- Pregnancy Anatomy
- Common Pregnancy Symptoms
- Labor Overview
MODULE TWO: covers all the little details of the stages of labor.
- The Hormones of Undisturbed Birth
- Early Labor
- Going to Your Birthplace
- Active Labor
- Stage Two
- Stage Three
MODULE THREE: covers the more common interventions that occur during labor and how to navigate all of those choices.
- Common Interventions (IV Fluids, Internal Monitoring, Amniotomy, Episiotomy, Assisted Delivery, Pitocin Augmentation)
- Cesarean Birth
- Medicinal Pain Management
- Creating a Birth Plan
- Using B.R.A.I.N.
MODULE FOUR: covers relaxation, comfort measures and encouragement for the coach.
- Relaxation Webinar
- For the Coach
- Double Hip Squeeze
- Knee Press
- Counter Pressure
- Guided Labor Rehearsal
MODULE FIVE: covers how to care for both baby and Mom in the Fourth Trimester (the first three to four months after birth).
- Your Newborn
- Caring for Your Baby
- Caring for Mom
MODULE SIX: covers breastfeeding basics.
- Anatomy of the Breast
- How Milk is Made
- When & How-To Basics
- Hand Expression
- Pumping, Storage & Returning to Work
The Preparing For Baby course is housed inside our online community, the AHMC, and can be instantly accessed when you become a Member. Membership costs $47 per month and can be cancelled at any time. Click below to get started.