The Community Teen Childbirth Class: The New Moms Guide

A New Moms Guide to Motherhood
Danna Davis
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Understand the beginning signs of pregnancy
Describe the signs of labor
Demonstrate various breathing exercises.
Explain the challenges of breastfeeding
Describe the postpartum depression and mood disorders
Understand the Medical Terms of the Pofessionals
The Students will feel more confident about how they want to parent

This program consists of 5 Modules filled with valuable information that your healthcare provider is trained to know, but now you know. The lessons within the modules are broken down to help you to better understand.This program will be your personal guide to understanding the OMGs and the what do we do nows of parenthood.

Overall Course Aims:

To provide an environment where expectant parents can learn about topics relating to their pregnancy, with respect, right at home. This is your baby and I will help you achieve the best outcome before the little one arrives. 


New Moms

Teens Moms

Moms who want to take childbirth classes virtually

New Moms Guide To Childbirth Education- Course 1


The Community Teen Childbirth Class

With Danna Davis, CBE

Welcome to your Five Module Teen Childbirth Class!

This teen childbirth class is designed to bring you peace on this long journey of nine months. During these module we will cover everything you need, or want to know about pregnancy and delivery. Each module is broken down bit by bit, to clarify the foreign medical words, overall development during each trimester, the onset of labor and delivery. By the end of the delivery, the thoughts of what do we do now will come, so we will discuss how you can transition from being helped in the hospital and then riding solo.

Don’t worry! You will be just fine, this program will be your personal guide to understanding the OMGs and the what do we do nows of parenthood. Upon completing this course, you will receive a certifiacte of completion. This symbol of completion will be a reminder the you can do anything.

Remember to download our keepsake Simple Childbirth Workbook. You will need this book to answer end of module questions and you make it a journal too! We want you to celebrate all of your accomplishments during your pregnancy and in this program.

Let’s get Started! 


A Childbirth Educator is a Teacher; a person who instructs and imparts knowledge. A Facilitator; a person who makes something easier. I am dedicated to helping your questions answered, and I hope this experience will help you in becoming the best parents for your baby.

Overall Course Aims:

To provide an environment where expectant parents can learn about topics relating to their pregnancy, with respect, comfortability and lots of fun.

Table of Contents:


What is a Childbirth Educator

Course Overview

 Module 1: Understanding of Pregnanccy

Your Pregnant!

Fetal Development during three trimesters:

The First Trimester of Pregnancy

The Second Trimester of Pregnancy

The Third Trimester of Pregnancy

The Diary of Healthy Eating (Nutrition):

Recommended Weight Gain

Making Great Food Choices

Foods To Avoid

S.O.S. Pregnacy Warning Signs & Body Machanics

 Module 2: Understanding The Process of Labor

Labor Is Normal

The 4P’s of Labor

Sign of Pre-Labor

Onset of Labor

Stages of Labor

(Bonus) Medical Procedures and Cesarean Birth

Module 3: Understanding Comfort Techniques

Labor Support Team

Breathing Techniques

Labor Positions

Back and Long Labor

Providing Effective Support

Module 4:Understanding of Postpartum

Physical and Emotional changes

Lifestyle Changes and Tips

Module 5: Understanding of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Basics

Proper Positioning and Latching On

Is Your Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Breastfeeding Challenges

Module1: Understanding Pregnancy

Module 1: Understanding of Pregnancy

The First Trimester of Pregnancy:

The Second Trimester of Pregnancy:

The Third Trimester of Pregnancy:


Body Mechanics: (Daily Workouts and Movements)

As your baby grows, you may feel more aches and pains in the third trimester. Making slow, careful movements prevents injury and feels better for you. By doing these body mechanics you will be more than prepared, but also energized. You will be making the process of snapping back into shape, after your baby is born a whole lot easier. With the help of Breastfeeding and gentle exercise. We will discuss the topic about Breastfeeding in Module 5.

The Body Mechanics are:

Proper Seat Belt Use:

·         Wear your seat belt-it can save your life and baby’s

·         Position the lap belt below your belly

·         Position the shoulder belt between your breasts

Proper Lifting:

·         Put one foot slightly in front of the other

·         Bend at the knees instead of the waist

·         Keep your back straight to avoid neck strain

·         Do not pick up heavy objects

Proper Standing Posture:

·         Keep your shoulders, back, and hips tucked under

·         Keep your feet about shoulder-width apart and your toes pointed slightly outward

Getting Out of Bed:

·         Roll to your side in one movement without twisting

·         Use your hands to walk yourself up to a sitting position

·         Slowly move your feet to the floor

Getting Up from Low Furniture:

·         Scoot your hips to the edge of the seat

·         Put one foot slightly in front of the other

·         Use your hands to push off and your thigh muscles to support your body as you stand up

·         Keep your back straight and your chin up

Go Online to Understand the Importance of Kegel Exercises use the Kegel Information Sheet

Strengthening & Stretching Exercises: Active Mamma Activity Session

These exercises will help you feel stronger and more flexible. They will also help prepare your body for labor. Time to get moving!

·       Wall Squat

Stand with your back against the wall and your feet about 18inches from the wall

Slowly slide your upper body down the wall until you are in a sitting position or slightly higher.

Hold the position for 3 seconds, pressing your back into the wall

Slowly slide back up to standing

Repeat 3-10 times, depending on your comfort level

·       Back Twist Stretch in a Chair

Sit in a straight -backed chair

Hook your right arm over the back of the chair

Reach your left arm across your belly and grasp the seat of the chair

Look over your right shoulder

Hold for 10-15 seconds

Repeat on the opposite side

·       Butterfly Pose Hip Stretch

Sit on the floor with the soles of your feet touching in front of you, and hold on to the tops of your feet

Keeping your back straight, lean forward until you feel a hip stretch

Hold for 10-15 seconds

·       Pelvic Tilt Abdominal Exercise

Lie on your back on the floor with your knees bent (get off your back right away if you start to feel dizzy of short of breath)

Tighten your stomach and butt muscles

Tilt your pelvis upward and flatten your back onto the floor as you exhale

Hold for 5 seconds

Relax the muscles as you inhale, and repeat 3-5 times

·       Kegel Exercises

Strengthen your pelvic -floor muscles for labor. When your bladder is empty, contract the same muscles used to stop the flow of urine for 2-5 seconds. Release and repeat. Do 10 in a row, several times a day. You will be working your pelvic floor to the maximum during labor, so allow the preparation process of these stretching exercises be your guide all the way to the finish line.

 Watch the video to see how to properly stretch & strengthen during pregnancy:

Wall Squat:

Butterfly pose:

Pelvic Tilt:

Kegel Exercise:

End of unit questions! Please refer to your Simple Childbirth Workbook. Download printable workbook at the of this module. Join our Facebook group to get your free printable workbook!

Module 2 is Next

Module 2: Understanding The Process of Labor

Module 2: Understanding The Process of Labor

Labor Is Normal:

Signs Of Pre-Labor

Onset Of Labor:

Stages of Labor:


End of unit questions! Please refer to your Simple Childbirth Workbook.

 Module 3 is next

Module 3: Understanding Comfort Techniques

Module 3: Understanding Comfort Techniques


Breathing Techniques:

In the next section, we will be talking about various labor positions that you can use  during labor.

Labor Positions:

Using a variety of positions to feel more comfortable, will help your labor progress.

Using different positions can:

·         Cause contractions that could speed up labor.

·         Reduce the pain of contractions

·         Help you baby get into a good position

·         Helps you to actively participate in your labor

·         Provide a change of pace

·         Relieve tired, cramped muscles

You can use these positions for the First Stage of Labor:




4.Forward leaning


6.Slow dance

Using Movement: Combining positions with movement can be effective and soothing during labor.

Try these helpful movements:

·         Slow dance with your partner instead of standing still

·         Walk around

·         Do lunges on a step or stable chair

·         In the hands-and-knees position, sway back and forth or rock your pelvis.

·         Use a fitness ball (birth ball) sit and rotate in small circles, or lean over it and sway from side to side.

These positions can be used for the Second Stage of Labor:

1. Side-lying



4.Sitting on a birth stool, toilet, or bed. (the gravity helps in the process of delivering the baby).


Back Labor:

During labor you might experience back pain in labor, called back labor. To ease the pain, try positions such as squatting, getting on your hands and knees, or lunging.

Back-Labor Techniques:

·         Counter pressure (press on lower back)

·         Applying heat or cold

·         Double-hip squeeze

Long Labor: Not all labors follow a typical pattern. Some women may have a very long early or active phase. On the other, for others it may take longer than expected to push the baby out.

Tips for long labor:

·         Labor for as long as possible at home

·         Rest if you can

·         Change Positions

·         Change the lighting, temperature, and music in the labor room

·         Go into the hall or waiting area for a change of scenery

·         Drink Water

·         Have a backup support person lined up, because your original support people may need a break.

·         Try new comfort techniques, including techniques for back labor.

Providing Support:

Being the partner or support person at a birth is a rewarding experience. It’s also challenging. Your job is to focus on the mother’s needs and be supportive and caring. Because you are aware of her labor preferences, you can also serve as a link between her and the medical staff.

You can do this!

End of unit questions! Please refer to your Simple Childbirth Workbook.

Module 4 is next

Module 4: Understanding Postpartum

Module 4: Understanding Postpartum

Physical Changes:

Postpartum Depression:

Lifestyle Changes & Tips:

End of unit questions! Please refer to your Simple Childbirth Workbook.

Module 5 is next!

Module 5: Understanding Breastfeeding

Module 5: Understanding Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Basics:

Latching On:

Tips For Support Partners:


End of unit questions! Please refer to your Simple Childbirth Workbook.

What to look for in choosing a Caregiver:

The  New Moms Guide Class Book List

Please enjoy all of these resources and Glossary. The glossary will explain you the meanings of the different medical terms that you will hear.

Glossary - Pregnancy and Childbirth

Understanding Pregnancy and Childbirth Kindle Edition

by Sheldon H. Cherry

What to Eat When You're Pregnant: A Week-by-Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby's Development

Dr. Nicole M. Avena

The Best Pregnancy Books:

The Best Pregnancy Books for Dads | Mother Rising

The Top 35 Best-Selling Pregnancy Books

My Mommy Glow Diary- Pregnancy Diary

The Ultimate Pregnancy Book List

Best Books for Pregnancy and Parenting

Books for Thinking Parents

Video Links:

Watch the video on how the human body changes during pregnancy:

Watch the video on the fetal development of a baby: 

Watch the video to see how to properly stretch & strengthen during pregnancy:

Wall Squat:

Butterfly pose:

Pelvic Tilt:

Kegel Exercise:

Research Article Links:

What is pregnancy?

What is a Childbirth Educator?

Third trimester pregnancy: What to expect

Kegel Information Sheet

 Multiple Pregnancy

What To Eat While Pregnant With Twins And Triplets

Pregnancy meal planners: trimester by trimester

Pregnancy Food Log

Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator

Daily Fetal Movement Assessment

Go Online to use the Due-Date Calculator to track your progress:

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