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Most pregnant women have many questions about labor and delivery. The best way to answer them is to take a childbirth preparation class. All classes educate you about the labor/delivery process, while teaching effective relaxation techniques, pain management, and labor positions. Most instructors will encourage you to have a labor support person who should be attending the class along with you.

Other important classes are newborn care, breastfeeding, and infant CPR. Refresher courses are also available.

Most hospitals offer great pre/post-natal classes, be sure to register ahead of time, they fill up quickly.

Here are some choices:

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PRE/POSTNATAL CLASSES LISTED BY DISTRICT:



Charlotte - Central Links:

Carolina Medical Center
Classes offered through the Carolinas HealthCare System
1000 Blythe Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203
704-355-2000
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Presbyterian Hospital
Classes offered through the Presbyterian Hospital
200 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204
704-384-4949
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Breastfeeding 101 at Destination Maternity
Give your baby a healthy start in life by breastfeeding. Certified lactation consultant speaks to expecting mothers and their partners about the benefits of nursing, and offers tips for success
4716 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
(704)552-8190
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Childbirth Preparedness at Destination Maternity
This class covers it ALL in a condensed two day class. Labor and Delivery, anatomy and physiology, labor preparation exercises, stages of labor, comfort measures, labor positions, postpartum care, and newborn care.
4716 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
(704)552-8190
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Postnatal Yoga at Destination Maternity
Be prepared to restore & renew your body, mind & spirit during this hour of yoga designed for post-natal students.
4716 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
(704)552-8190
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Pre&Postnatal Moms in Motion
This class is designed to strengthen and tone the muscles necessary for an easier labor, delivery, and postpartum experience
4716 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
(704)552-8190
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Charlotte - South Links:

Siskey YMCA
Preparation for Labor and Delivery with Yoga
3127 Weddington Road , Matthews NC
(704) 716-6200
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Siskey YMCA
Moms on the mat (post-natal offered as well) - This flexibility class is designed for pregnant and new moms
3127 Weddington Road, Matthews NC
(704) 716-6200
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Siskey YMCA
Moms on the move (post natal offered as well) - A great workout and learning experience for pre and post natal moms
3127 Weddington Road, Matthews NC
(704) 716-6200
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Belly Guru - Belly Birthing
Focus is on comfortable exercises, sleep and rest positions, pain and stress management techniques, various birthing positions, early post delivery self-care and third trimester exercise. A nice conjunct to traditional birthing class or a way to experience a second birth in a new way.
10844 Providence Road Suite 225 Charlotte, NC 28277
(704)942-1476
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Belly Guru - Belly Boot Camp
A pre pregnancy or post pregnancy workout aimed at toning the entire body, tuning up the heart and freeing the spirit. The class targets the core muscles (abdominals, back, hips and shoulders)
10844 Providence Road Suite 225 Charlotte, NC 28277
(704)942-1476
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Belly Guru - Yoga Latte
This class is for those not quite back in shape after pregnancy, combining Pilates with body and mind opening yoga postures.
10844 Providence Road Suite 225 Charlotte, NC 28277
(704)942-1476
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Charlotte - North Links:

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Charlotte - East Links:

Lamaze Childbirth Education Center

4700 Carriage Dr Cir, Charlotte, NC 28205-4922
704-537-8581
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Lake Norman Links:

The Mind Experience
Yoga, Spinning and Pilates classes before birth, during pregnancy, after delivery, always…
13015 Rosedale Hill Dr., Huntersville, NC 28078
(704)875-7711
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HypnoBirthing
Relaxation, visualization and hypnosis techniques to assist in childbirth
Lakeside Counseling & Hypnotherapy Center, PO Box 3954, Mooresville, NC 28117,Mooresville, NC
704-895-3032
E-mail: amyb@lakesidetherapy.com
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A.L.A.C.E -
Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Education is a non-profit organization that provides childbirth education. Variety of classes and topics, referral service available

(704)462-4498
Shekinah Birthing Co. of Charlotte
Birthing From Within Style Childbirth Classes, labor support workshops and Reiki
Eileen Sullivan
704-569-1427
Bradley Method
Susan Myers, AAHCC 2003 Affiliated Bradley Method® Childbirth Instructor Serving the Charlotte and Concord, NC Metro Areas

(704)-782-0828
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