The Bradley Method® is the most successful method of natural childbirth, with a success rate of nearly 90%. Unlike many methods, The Bradley Method® bases it's success rates on a totally unmedicated, natural childbirth. The Bradley Method® teaches mothers to give birth naturally, and empowers fathers/coaches to provide strong labor support for their partners. You will learn to give birth without unnecessary medication or interventions, and with the lowest possible risks to yourself and your new baby.
Classes are held in the Arlington area of Jacksonville, in our smoke free/pet free guest house. Group size is small (4 or fewer couples) to allow for a personal experience, and personalized attention.
Over the course of this 12 week series, you and your partner will learn the physiology and variations of normal birth, and be given the tools to be informed consumers and responsible decision-makers for you and your baby. You will prepare your body physically for birth as an athletic event, and learn proper nutrition to stay healthy and low-risk, as well as how to coach a woman during labor, write a birth plan, and relaxation techniques for pain management and prevention during labor, and much, much more. We'll practice techniques for all stages of labor and methods for dealing with possible complications. We'll discuss the things that can go wrong, how to avoid them if possible, and your the pros and cons of your options for each.