The Birth Place at Community Hospital's Birth and Baby Expo Presented by St. Mary's Hospital and Western Colorado Pediatric Associates
2018 Expo Hours: 11:00am to 3:00pm
11:15 – 12:15 Painless Birth
No matter what you believe about birth, there is a pain management method perfect for you. Learn about both unmedicated and medicated methods to have a comfortable birth.
12:30 – 1:30 Postpartum: The Fourth Trimester
Listen to a panel of postpartum support professionals discuss ways that you can prepare to thrive after baby is born. So much preparation goes into pregnancy and birth, but extending your education and support through the '4th Trimester' (the first 3 months after your baby is born) is essential for an easy transition into motherhood. Our panel will include discussion of:
- Postpartum doula support in the home
- Placenta Encapsulation for hormonal balance and energy boost
- Breastfeeding support
- Pelvic health support for getting back to normal
1:45 – 2:45 Creating Your Ultimate Birth Experience
Listen to a panel of empowered mothers who have given birth in a variety of ways, including home birth, unmedicated birth in hospital, hypno-birth, and epidural birth. Learn how you can create your ultimate birth experience, whatever that may be.