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Childbirth educator and midwife Kyra Caruso CD(Dona), LCCE, CLC offers intimate two-evening or one afternoon childbirth education sessions. The classes can be arranged according to individual schedules.
The sessions cover some of the following topics:
Normal physiology of birth: Stage 1 of labor (early labor, active labor & transition); Stage 2 of labor (pushing & birth of your baby); Stage 3 of labor (delivery of the placenta, the golden hour); Stage 4 (postpartum period & breastfeeding)
Medical interventions during pregnancy, labor and birth
Natural ways of getting ready for birth
Practice of birth positions & relaxation techniques
Childcare throughout the postpartum period
Location: can be arranged individually. Kyra Caruso also offers classes through The New York Doula, Little Sisters Harlem and NMPP. Classes can be held in English, German and Spanish.