Prenatal Education

Passage Childbirth education will cover:

  • Anatomy of late pregnancy
  • Getting relief from common pregnancy discomforts
  • Movement and nutrition for optimal pregnancy and birth
  • Labor process
  • Hormones of labor
  • Comfort measures, techniques, and strategies for labor
  • Common birth interventions and medications, including epidural
  • Cesarean Birth
  • Postpartum planning

Passage Prenatal Breastfeeding education will cover:

  • The benefits of breastfeeding
  • How to establish a successful breastfeeding relationship
  • Skin to skin contact and rooming in
  • The Breast Crawl
  • Breastfeeding positions and deep latch strategies
  • Baby led breastfeeding
  • Newborn cues and feeding patterns
  • Making enough milk, supply/demand process
  • How to tell if your baby is getting enough
  • Hand expression
  • Breastfeeding scenarios
  • Milk collection and storage
  • Nutrition suggestions
  • How to best support a breastfeeding dyad
  • Optional breast assessment