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Cesarean Birth + Recovery On-Demand

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Congratulations! If you’re looking at our C-section birth and recovery class, it’s likely that you’ll be meeting your baby very soon. We’re so excited for you! Approaching a C-section birth can bring up a multitude of feelings. This class will give you practical knowledge to help you know what to expect and a framework for thinking about birth and recovery that allows you to make the choices that work best for you and your family. 

Taught by Ashley Brichter

Great as a standalone class, but we love to bundle with Postpartum Planning, Lactation (Not So) Basics, and Newborn Care classes for a truly comprehensive education! Book any three classes in one transaction for 10% off. All classes include you + your support team.

What do you get with the On-Demand Cesarean Birth and Recovery Class?

  • 1 hour (11 video sections) of On-Demand instruction
  • 24-page interactive activity book, including our Birth Planning Worksheet, Hospital Packing List, Postpartum Recovery Tips, and Scar Tissue Massage Guide and much more
  • Guided Breath and Visualization Exercise
  • Live Office Hours on Zoom before and after class
  • Access to Birthsmarter's Online Resource Directory for Pregnancy + Parenting

What does the On-Demand Cesarean Birth + Recovery Class cover?

  • How to prepare your mind + body for birth
  • The difference between a typical cesarean birth and a family centered cesarean birth, including skin to skin contact, nursing in the OR, and microbiome seeding.  
  • When to schedule a cesarean birth and warning signs of labor 
  • What to expect from the hospital, triage, and pre-monitoring + questions to ask your doctor ahead of time
  • Partner’s Responsibilities 
  • Overview of cesarean birth procedure 
  • Breath + Visualizations for Cesarean Birth 
  • Baby’s journey immediately postpartum 
  • Navigating the PACU + Postpartum Recovery 
  • And All the feels…  that come up when you realize you’re having a cesarean birth

 When should you take this class?

You can take this class anytime you decide to plan a cesarean, likely between week 28 and 38.