Lamaze classes

Help the mother to cope with the labour pains. They also ensure proper oxygen supply to the mother as well as baby. patterned breathing techniques with progressing stages of labor is helpful in meeting oxygen demands for you and your baby, optimizing pressure, speeding up cervical dilatation and makes pushing phase easier and effective.

 

Some women prefer breathing deeply, using their diaphragm to fill their abdomen with air. Other women prefer light breathing, inhaling just enough to fill their chest.. Your breathing should be at a comfortable rate and should not cause you to feel short of breath or light-headed. The goal is to find breathing patterns that have a calming and relaxing effect

 

The more you learn about labor and birth, the more you will see how different patterns of breathing are used at different stages. You will learn about using breathing to focus on making each contraction a productive part of the birthing process. Whether pregnant or not, patterned breathing is helpful in coping with various types of pain, discomfort, anxiety and fear.

 

Benefits of practicing patterned breathing with Mamma's care:

  • Breathing becomes an automatic response to pain.

  • The mother remains in a more relaxed state and will respond more positively to the onset of pain.

  • The steady rhythm of breathing is calming during labor.

  • Provides a sense of well being and control.

  • Increased oxygen provides more strength and energy for both the mother and baby.

  • Brings purpose to each contraction, making contractions more productive.

  • Patterned breathing and relaxation can become techniques for dealing with life’s every day stressors.