Pregnancy Classes

Our Pregnancy Classes take place on Wednesday mornings from 10:30 am-11:30 am. Listed below is the schedule for the topics that will be covered on each specific date. When you come to the class you will receive our “Understanding Pregnancy” book that also includes access to a companion web app so you have reliable access on pregnancy health information at your fingertips!

 

November 15th

Understanding Fetal Development
-Pregnancy Overview
-1st Trimester Changes
-2nd Trimester Changes
-3rd Trimester Changes

November 22nd

Understanding Medical Care
-Choosing a Maternity Healthcare Provider
-Routine Appointments
-Ultrasounds
-Special Attention Pregnancies
-Prenatal Tests

November 29th

Understanding Nutrition
-Importance of Prenatal Nutrition
-Extra Calories Needed
-Weight Gain Guidelines
-Important Nutrients for Pregnancy
-Foods to Avoid
-Safe Food Handling
-Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning
-Dealing with Food Cravings
-Beverages and Caffeine

December 6th

Understanding Exercise
-Importance of Exercise
-Safe & Unsafe Activities
-Safety and Exercise
-Strength and Stretching Exercises

December 13th

Understanding Discomforts
-Pregnancy Discomforts
-1st, 2nd, and 3rd Trimester Discomforts
-General & Preterm Labor Warning Signs