You will learn information for FREE that is not likely presented in any other childbirth/parenting class on how to proactively optimize your transforming body during the childbearing years.

 

4:30-5:30pm  "Your POSTPARTUM Body"  

 

6:00-7:00pm  "Your PREGNANT Body"

 

First Sundays 2019

September 1st 

October 6th 

November 3rd 

December 1st 

 

Presented by Dr. Lori O'Neill, PT, DPT

 

Cost:  FREE !! Sponsored by Vitality Physical Therapy

 

Location:

Women's Birth & Wellness Center  3rd Floor Living Room  

930 MLK Jr Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514

 

CLASS HIGHLIGHTS

 

Your PREGNANT Body

  • Strategies for encouraging baby positioning and why it matters

  • The biomechanics of a birthing body

  • Protection of vulnerable areas to prevent/relieve common pain patterns

  • Proactive habits to optimize postpartum physical recovery

  • Advantages and disadvantages of various delivery positions

 

Your POSTPARTUM Body

  • Immediate perineum care and scar healing (perineal and c-section)

  • Protective movement strategies for the first month

  • What is “normal” bowel/bladder/sexual functioning after birth?

  • Breastfeeding implications to vulvar tissue and body mechanics

  • Safe return to exercise recommendations including “core muscle” training