Group Instructor

Group Instructor

Rachelle Oseran

Group Instructor


Course Content

The series of 5 classes (3 hours each class) will cover the following topics:

  1. Normal labor, birth and early postpartum

  2. Positioning to facilitate the normal progress of labor and birth

  3. Massage techniques to ease the pain of labor and to enhance   relaxation

  4. Comfort measures, such as focused breathing, hydrotherapy, the   use of heat, cold and pressure

  5. Relaxation skills to use during labor and after pregnancy to relieve stress

  6. Labor support advice for the partner and the professional (doula)

  7. Communication skills for the pregnant woman with her partner  and with members of the health care team

  8. Guidance for the pregnant woman to make informed decisions about anesthesia and medical procedures, including cesarean birth

  9. Breastfeeding and the early postpartum period

  10. Healthy lifestyles for pregnancy and the postpartum period

  11. Informative and encouraging films on birth and parenting

A 6th class is held once all the babies have been born. We will have an opportunity to meet all the babies and to talk about some hands-on parenting issues. Bring your cameras!!

Classes are in English and are restricted to a maximum of 8 couples. They are held in my home in Arnona, Jerusalem, at night (usually 7.30 – 10.30p.m.).