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Planning Your Childbirth Experience

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
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with Bonu DeCAIRES

This workshop is aimed at providing an overview of practical information. The aim of the session is to empower expectant parents with a primer on childbirth options. 
Bonu deCaires will tackle frequently asked questions and provide unique insight from her extensive experience in the field as a Birth Doula.

Topics will include:

• Envisioning the kind of birth you’d like to have
• How to use medical interventions to your best advantage 
• How to advocate for your birth plan in a medical setting
• Hospitals, birth centers, home births
• Prenatal education options
• The role of providers: Doctors, Midwives, Labor Doulas
• Postpartum support: Lactation Consultants, Postpartum Doulas, Night Nannies
• Q&A

Via Zoom Live Group Workshop [Recordings are not enabled to respect privacy of participants]

Bonu deCaires is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator, through the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York (CEA/MNY), and a Certified Labor Support Doula and Labor Doula Trainer, through Doulas of North America. She holds B.A. in Biology from Amherst College, and a Master's in Nutritional Science from The University of Massachusetts. Bonu has completed a year of post graduate coursework in Anatomy and Physiology, and certified in adult and infant CPR and neonatal resuscitation. Bonu has taught many doulas at teacher trainings, parents at childbirth ed classes - and most importantly, served as a birth doula to over 700 women.

• Need a refresher? Forgot what you learned in this workshop the last time you attended it? Don't worry!  All HRP Mamas Prenatal Workshops can be taken a second time by the same registrant for no additional fee. Please email us to be re-registered for this workshop.