The baby you have always dreamed of is here!
They are precious, tiny, and completely dependent on you! You cherish the opportunity to nourish them,
teach them, and wait for the day when they begin to interact with you by
smiling at you, making and keeping eye contact, your first shared laugh
together…all of these moments are priceless.
Then something occurs to us - "when" is a matter of time. They are here
with you forever. You will never go back
to your life before baby.
Top Ten List:Reasons To Take A Bradley Method® Class
We had the privilege of starting two new Bradley Method® Class Series last week. We are teaching a Friday night series with First-time parents, and on Sunday we are teaching our Bradley Method® "Next Class" with alumni families who are expecting baby number two.
Some of the thoughts shared when we asked our students "why are you here today" inspired today's post.
Why we chose the Bradley Method® childbirth classes
, Bradley Method® outcome
, The Bradley Method® pain management
, The Bradley Method®
, The Bradley Method® classes
, Support Groups
, Relaxation practice
, Bradley Method®
, Bradley Method® for next baby
, Bradley Method® for second pregnancy
The key to The Bradley Method® is relaxation. As such the coursework teaches about three types of relaxation. I summarize them this way:
- Physical - release of muscular tension
- Mental - going to your "happy place"
- Emotional - safety, acceptance, surrender
Our third child taught us what emotional relaxation was. We had planned to conceive our first two children. Although having a third child was on the horizon, we had not "started trying"...here is Bryan's birth story: