TVRPD Adult Sports programs

Happy Mama Birth Services

Happy Mama Birth Services

New 2018!

Childbirth Class

Taking a childbirth class can empower you with knowledge, lessen anxiety and fear, and give you some coping skills for managing discomfort during labor. In this 3-part class, you’ll learn about the physiology of pregnancy and labor, how to recognize active labor, common medical procedures, differences in pain medication, comfort measures and positioning for labor, and your options for natural childbirth. 9 hours total.

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Dates: Session 1 – February 14, 21, 28
Session 2 – April 11, 18, 25
Session 3 – June 6, 13, 20;
Session 4 – August 15, 22, 29
Session 5 – October 10, 17, 24
Session 6 – December 5, 12, 19
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $95 per family per session
Location: TVRPD District Office/Meeting Room, 490 West "D" Street (directions)
Instructor: Michelle Friesen

New Parent Survival Workshop

New Parent Survival - Workshop

Parents have a lot on their plate when pregnancy is over and parenting begins. Learn what to expect when baby arrives — specifically how to take care of YOU. We’ll also go over some tips to help prevent, and recognize postpartum depression. Together we’ll make a postpartum care plan. Partners encouraged. 3 hours total.

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Dates: Session 1 – March 14
Session 2 – May 30
Session 3 – July 18
Session 4 – September 19
Session 5 – November 7
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $25 per family per session; kid-friendly
Location: TVRPD District Office/Meeting Room, 490 West "D" Street (directions)
Instructor: Michelle Friesen

Birth Basics For Dads Workshop

Birth Basics For Dads - Workshop

Equipping birth partners with knowledge of resources, some basics about labor, pain and comfort measures. Some newborn tips and how to recognize postpartum depression. 3 hours total.

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Dates: Session 1 – May 2
Session 2 – July 11
Session 3 – September 5
Session 4 – November 14
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $25 per person per session, (birth partners only please)
Location: TVRPD District Office/Meeting Room, 490 West "D" Street (directions)
Instructor: Michelle Friesen

Childbirth Refresher Workshop

For experienced parents; A brief review of the birth process, some updated evidence-based practices for you to consider, information on VBACs, information on integrating older siblings, an overview of local resources, and (of course) answering your questions. 3 hours total.

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Dates: Session 1 – May 23
Session 2 – June 27
Session 3 – August 8
Session 4 – September 26
Session 5 – November 21
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $25 per family per session; kid-friendly
Location: TVRPD District Office/Meeting Room, 490 West "D" Street (directions)
Instructor: Michelle Friesen

Newborn Care Class

Newborn Care - Workshop

Learn about the basics of newborn baby care, with an emphasis on the first 24 hours. We’ll be covering bonding in the birth space, standard hospital screenings, feeding, diapering, dressing, bathing, swaddling, sleeping, soothing techniques, babywearing basics, reading your baby’s cues, and postpartum adjustment. A great addition to your childbirth class! 3 hours total.

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Dates: Session 1 – February 7
Session 2 – May 16
Session 3 – July 25
Session 4 – September 12
Session 5 – November 28
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $25 per family per session
Location: TVRPD District Office/Meeting Room, 490 West "D" Street (directions)
Instructor: Michelle Friesen