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Childbirth Education Class Library

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This content is meant to be used in conjunction with our Childbirth Education Class - 2 Week Program course.

Class I

Simple story

  • InJoyOnline Video Library
    • Birth
  • The Penny Simkin Channel (YouTube)
    • Pain vs. suffering in labor

What We Know About Birth

Deciding What You Want for Your Birth


  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Birth Companions
    • Breathing in Labor
    • Labor Positions
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Massage in Labor
  • The Penny Simkin Channel (You Tube)
    • Why Comfort Measures?
    • The Role of Fathers at the Birth: An Interview with Amy Gilliland
    • The Role of the Grandmother at Labor & Birth
    • Scene from Penny Simkin’s Comfort Measures – The 3 R’s & Slow Breathing
    • Scene from Penny Simkin’s Comfort Measures – Slow Dancing
    • The Code Word-Ensure Your Pain Management Wishes Are Followed

Preparing for Birth

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Brandy’s Birth
    • Cara’s Birth
    • Louisa’s Birth
    • Marimar’s Birth
  • Push For Your Baby – Parents share their stories (YouTube)
  • InJoy Online Parent Toolbox
    • Trimester Checklists
    • What to Pack for the Hospital Checklist
    • Birth Plan Checklist
    • Contraction Timer
    • Fetal Movement Counter


Stages of Labor


  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Braxton Hicks Contractions

Early Labor

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Onset of Labor
    • Early Labor
    • Water Breaking Animation

Active Labor

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Onset of Labor
    • Pain in Labor


  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Transition


  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Pushing
    • Bony Plates Animation
    • Pushing Positions

4th Stage (Immediately Post Delivery)

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Placenta
    • 4th Stage of Labor
    • First Feed
    • Newborn Procedure
  • The Magical Hour: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages (Benefits of Skin to Skin)
  • The Penny Simkins Channel (YouTube)
    • Penny Simkin on Delayed Cord Clamping

Pain Management Options

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Analgesic
    • Epidural Procedure
  • Penny Simkin Channel (YouTube)
    • The Code Word-Ensure Your Pain Management Wishes Are Followed
    • If You’re Planning an Epidural
    • Care of a Woman with an Epidural – 5 Rules for Good Support


  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Induction
    • Augmentation
    • Cesarean Surgery
    • Unplanned Cesarean

4th Trimester/ Parenting

  • InJoy Online Video Library
    • Newborn’s World
    • Latching On
    • Hunger Cues
    • Postpartum Emotions
  • InJoy Online Parent’s Toolbox
    • Baby Comfort Techniques
    • Postnatal Depression Assessment
    • Baby Supplies Checklist
  • Purple Period of Crying: A way to help parents understand normal development in their baby’s early life
  • The Penny Simkin Channel (YouTube)
    • Singing to the Baby
    • Traumatic Childbirth
    • Childbirth Madness in Motherhood: One Woman’s Journey Through Postpartum Psychosis

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