Labor will challenge you physically, emotionally, and intellectually. Lamaze enables you to meet these challenges with knowledge, support, confidence and skill. Taught by Lamaze certified instructors, Ministry Saint Michael's Hospital Lamaze Program offers in-depth instruction and practice in the following areas:
-Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, labor and birth
-Lamaze techniques in breathing patterns, relaxation, and conditioning exercises
-The partner's roles as an active participant during labor and birth
-Variations in labor and delivery, including Cesarean birth
-Orientation to Ministry Saint Michael's Women & Infant Center
-Physical and emotional changes
This class is also offered in 3-week sessions weekdays: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.