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Understanding Birth (Edmond)

$55

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Aug 20, 2022 at 9 am

The "Understanding Birth" class will meet from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on the 4th floor Women's Center at INTEGRIS Health Edmond in the Education Room which is located outside the secured unit next to the waiting room. Instructors are skilled and passionate labor and delivery nurses who are employed by INTEGRIS Health Edmond Women's Center.

NOTE: Only register one person. You may bring1-2 support persons. 

Understanding Birth is a class covering the following information:

  • Pregnancy: anatomy, preeclampsia & warning signs, preterm labor, hazards, emotions, and more.
  • Labor: Pain theories, 5 P's of labor, signs labor is near, onset of labor, stages of labor, and the importance of skin-to-skin contact.
  • Birth Stories:  Stories show how the stages of labor unfold in real life, inducing examples of natural coping techniques, partner support, medicated pain relief, and cesareans (varies by format).
  • Comfort Techniques: Birth preferences, labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor & pushing positions, back labor, and partner advice.
  • Medical Procedures:  Decision-making, induction, fetal monitoring, IVs, analgesics, epidural anesthesia, labor and pushing positions with epidural, augmentation, and second-stage interventions.
  • Cesarean Birth: Reasons for a cesarean, types of cesareans, risks, anesthesia, 3D animation of surgery, recovery, reducing the risk for cesarean birth
  • Postpartum:  Involution, lochia, perineum care, baby blues,  self-care, and postpartum warning signs.

Each woman will receive a corresponding guidebook that contains a free downloadable app complete with all the videos from the class as well as other helpful features.

Tours of the unit will be given following the class. Non-class participants are welcome to join the class for the tour at approximately 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Please register separately for the free tour to participate. Tour participants may meet the class in the waiting room. Please let the unit clerk know you are present for the tour when arriving. 

NOTE: Only register one person. You may bring1-2 support persons. 

For any further questions about your class please contact Angela Kersh at 405-313-1832.

Refund Policy

Full Course

Labor & Delivery Tour (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Aug 20, 2022 at 3 pm

Tours are available free of charge for current or prospective patients. Please register for the tour, unlimited spaces are available.

Tours are offered at 3 p.m. following the Saturday Understanding Birth class. You do not need to participate in the class to take the tour but you do need to register.

Tours meet on the 4th floor Women's Center in the waiting room.

Tours typically last 30-45 minutes and may occasionally be canceled if the unit is full.

Full Course
Understanding Birth Hybrid (Edmond)
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Understanding Birth Hybrid (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Aug 27, 2022 at 10 am

This a an online childbirth class coupled with an in-person Q & A session with a childbirth educator/labor nurse and tour of the LDRP unit. Register for an online childbirth class and pay. After you've completed the videos and modules, register for a Q & A session. This session with tour is not an additional charge. NOTE: You register for these separately. Session and tour last about 1.5 hours depending on size of class. Adults only, no children. 

Understanding Birth Hybrid (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Sep 10, 2022 at 10 am

This a an online childbirth class coupled with an in-person Q & A session with a childbirth educator/labor nurse and tour of the LDRP unit. Register for an online childbirth class and pay. After you've completed the videos and modules, register for a Q & A session. This session with tour is not an additional charge. NOTE: You register for these separately. Session and tour last about 1.5 hours depending on size of class. Adults only, no children. 

Labor & Delivery Tour (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Sep 12, 2022 at 6 pm

Tours are available free of charge for current or prospective patients.

Please register for the tour, unlimited spaces are available.

Tours are scheduled ongoing on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. and are also offered at 3 p.m. following the Saturday Understanding Birth Class. You do not need to participate in the class to take the tour but you do need to register.

Tours meet on the 4th floor Women's Center in the waiting room. Tours typically last 30-45 minutes and may occasionally be canceled if the unit is full.

Full Course

Understanding Birth (Edmond)

$55

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 9 am

The "Understanding Birth" class will meet from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on the 4th floor Women's Center at INTEGRIS Health Edmond in the Education Room which is located outside the secured unit next to the waiting room. Instructors are skilled and passionate labor and delivery nurses who are employed by INTEGRIS Health Edmond Women's Center.

NOTE: Only register one person. You may bring1-2 support persons. 

Understanding Birth is a class covering the following information:

  • Pregnancy: anatomy, preeclampsia & warning signs, preterm labor, hazards, emotions, and more.
  • Labor: Pain theories, 5 P's of labor, signs labor is near, onset of labor, stages of labor, and the importance of skin-to-skin contact.
  • Birth Stories:  Stories show how the stages of labor unfold in real life, inducing examples of natural coping techniques, partner support, medicated pain relief, and cesareans (varies by format).
  • Comfort Techniques: Birth preferences, labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor & pushing positions, back labor, and partner advice.
  • Medical Procedures:  Decision-making, induction, fetal monitoring, IVs, analgesics, epidural anesthesia, labor and pushing positions with epidural, augmentation, and second-stage interventions.
  • Cesarean Birth: Reasons for a cesarean, types of cesareans, risks, anesthesia, 3D animation of surgery, recovery, reducing the risk for cesarean birth
  • Postpartum:  Involution, lochia, perineum care, baby blues,  self-care, and postpartum warning signs.

Each woman will receive a corresponding guidebook that contains a free downloadable app complete with all the videos from the class as well as other helpful features.

Tours of the unit will be given following the class. Non-class participants are welcome to join the class for the tour at approximately 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Please register separately for the free tour to participate. Tour participants may meet the class in the waiting room. Please let the unit clerk know you are present for the tour when arriving. 

NOTE: Only register one person. You may bring1-2 support persons. 

For any further questions about your class please contact Angela Kersh at 405-313-1832.

Refund Policy

Full Course

Labor & Delivery Tour (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 3 pm

Tours are available free of charge for current or prospective patients. Please register for the tour, unlimited spaces are available.

Tours are offered at 3 p.m. following the Saturday Understanding Birth class. You do not need to participate in the class to take the tour but you do need to register.

Tours meet on the 4th floor Women's Center in the waiting room.

Tours typically last 30-45 minutes and may occasionally be canceled if the unit is full.

Full Course

Labor & Delivery Tour (Edmond)

Free

with Angela Kersh

Calendar Oct 10, 2022 at 6 pm

Tours are available free of charge for current or prospective patients.

Please register for the tour, unlimited spaces are available.

Tours are scheduled ongoing on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. and are also offered at 3 p.m. following the Saturday Understanding Birth Class. You do not need to participate in the class to take the tour but you do need to register.

Tours meet on the 4th floor Women's Center in the waiting room. Tours typically last 30-45 minutes and may occasionally be canceled if the unit is full.





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