Japanese Preparation for Childbirth - Torrance

Japanese Preparation for Childbirth - Torrance

This 10-hour series (class meets once a week for 5 weeks, 2-hour classes) will educate the expecting mother and their partner about the process of labor and birth and the choices available to them.

The class covers all aspect of the childbearing period for the woman and her partner.

Bring to class:
Two standard pillows
Yoga Mat or Large Towel
No Restrictive Clothing

Topics include the following:

Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy

Labor and delivery

Relaxation techniques


Breathing patterns for use during labor

Effective pushing methods for delivery

Discussion of medical center procedures


Cesarean childbirth

Post-Partum adjustment

Breastfeeding basics

Baby Care Basics

A Pediatrician will attend 1 class to cover Newborn Care

Del Webb Center for Health Education
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance
4101 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503

The Center for Health Education is located at the corner of Earl Street and Maricopa Street.

Class should be taken in the 7th month of pregnancy.

Special circumstances such as multiple births or pre-term labor may require earlier registration

Cost is per couple
Fee: $125.00
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