Childbirth Education

Vida Medical Clinic has nurses who conduct free one-on-one labor and delivery classes for expectant moms. You do not need to be a patient in the clinic to take advantage of these free classes. Our nurses will provide information on the normal, natural process of labor and birth. They will also cover healthcare practices that support a natural birth plan. The following is a list of some of the other topics covered in our classes:

Labor and Delivery 
  • The stages of labor
  • A wide variety of coping strategies for managing pain in labor
  • The importance of labor support
  • Movement and positioning during labor and birth
    • Comfort techniques
  • Medical interventions and their indications, risks and alternatives
  • Epidural anesthesia
    • Cesarean birth
    • Developing a birth plan
  • Postpartum care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn care
  • Sibling preparation