The Ultimate Pregnancy Course
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The Ultimate Pregnancy Course

- Less Pain - Shorter Labor - A Natural Approach - Healthier Baby
5.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
7 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2016
English
Price: $200
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Avoid the pitfalls that make the birthing process more painful
  • Increase your baby's IQ
  • Learn how to train your baby's sleeping schedule from the womb
  • Make the healthiest and wisest choices for themselves and their baby in terms of foods, supplements, habits, etc.
  • Have access recipes, resources, prenatal yoga, a birthing class, and more...
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Requirements
  • A computer with internet access
  • An open mind to the different opportunities to improve your pregnancy and the health of your baby
Description

Learn all the natural tips you can use to have a shorter, less painful, healthier pregnancy.  Maria Wizel, the author of "The Secrets to A Healthy Pregnancy", walks you through a healthy natural pregnancy.  In this course you'll get:

  • A Yoga Class ($30 Value)
  • A Birthing Class ($50 Value)
  • Nutrition and Supplement Classes ($30 Value)
  • Sleep Training Class ($40 Value)
  • Birthing Team Classes ($30 Value)
  • Post Birth Recovery Classes ($20 Value)
  • Labor Stages Classes ($100 Value)
  • Communication and Stress Classes ($30 Value)
  • Healthy Product Classes and Resources ($30 Value)
  • Trimester Breakdown Classes ($20 Value)
  • Parenting Newborn Classes ($30 Value)

TOTAL VALUE: $410

But You Get ALL of it for Only:  $200

Who is the target audience?
  • Are you interested in reducing pain and shortening your labor?
  • Are you interested in more natural and organic options for your pregnancy?
  • Do you want to know how to have the healthiest possible pregenancy?
  • Are you interested in a combination of a scientific and spiritual approach to pregnancy?
Compare to Other Pregnancy Courses
Curriculum For This Course
50 Lectures
05:21:45
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Overview
1 Lecture 01:45

Get a quick feel for what this course is about and who your instructor is: Maria Wizel, the author of "The Secrets to a Healthy Pregnancy."  

Preview 01:45
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First Trimester
8 Lectures 33:18

Your baby is forming its organs in the first trimester.  Learn what supplements to take during first trimester.  Maria debunks two of the myths of pregnancy and she talks about what is normal to experience during this trimester. 

Preview 04:34

Depending on your situation and how you want your birth to go, you may choose between having a midwife and an OB.  Learn the differences and what you should look for in choosing either.

Preview 05:40

Learn how certain foods are healthier than others for you and your baby during pregnancy. Download lists that you can use to to help you eat as healthy as possible. 

Pregnant Nutrition
04:05

Learn how you can start bonding with your baby even in the womb. Also learn how you can capture all these thoughts and feelings for your child to read some day.

Parenting 101
03:36

Learn why you shouldn’t feel guilty about taking naps while pregnant.  Learn the various health benefits you'll receive by lying down for a little bit each day.  

Power of Sleep
04:38

Learn the benefits of exercising during pregnancy in terms of hormones and even reducing pain during labor.

Exercise Secrets
02:45

Learn how to find the right pediatrician for you.  Maria shares what to look for in choosing between prospective pediatricians.  

Pick a Pediatrician
02:50

Have you wondered how your baby will affect your budget and how you can save?  This lesson gives some answers and tips that you'll want to incorporate to save money.

Prepare Financially for Baby
05:10
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Second Trimester
11 Lectures 53:28

Learn what to expect for the second trimester.  How this can affect how you eat, sleep, exercise, your appointment to find out your baby’s gender and more...

Second Trimester Expectations
04:33

Maria shares how alternative medicine helped her when she was feeling short of breath and fatigued during one of her pregnancies and how they might help you with certain symptoms.  Especially if you’d like more natural solutions instead of medications.

Alternative Medicine?
03:51

If you’re worried that you might spoil your baby, learn Maria's philosophy on taking care of a newborn.

Parenting 102
04:41

Learn how to choose healthy products. Maria share with you natural oils you can use. She also shares where you can go to find the toxicity rating on products as well. See the downloadable lists of ingredients and chemicals to avoid.

Healthy Products
03:55

Learn 5 tools to help you handle stress effectively, especially during pregnancy.

Overcoming Stress
06:06

Learn about communicating with your health practitioner, spouse, friends and family to improve your pregnancy and even your time with your newborn.

Communication Essentials
05:30

You actually get to choose who will be there when your giving birth and these people will have the biggest impact on how your birth experience goes.  So learn how to choose wisely. 

Pick Your Birthing Team
02:15

Learn about the expectations you and your partner may have for sex during pregnancy so that your relationship is strong during and after pregnancy.

Sex During Pregnancy
04:27

Learn about several factors that can influence a child's IQ. There are things we can to help baby’s develop a sense of patter recognition as well as foods we can eat to help brain development and things you can once the baby is born. 

Increase Your Baby's IQ
03:49

Learn the options you’ll want to consider to prepare for in advance to have the birth of your choiceSee the attachments for a side by side comparison of Natural birth vs. C-section and Home vs. Birthing Center vs. Hospital births. 

Create a Birth Plan
05:39

Learn the strategies you can take to help reduce your chances of depression after giving birth or action steps you can take if you do experience the symptoms of it.

Prevent Postpartum Depression
08:42
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Third Trimester
28 Lectures 02:50:10

Learn what changes can you expect for you and your baby in these last three months. Learn how to discern whether your contractions are the real thing or Braxton Hix. 

Third Trimester Expectations
02:58

Learn what supplements to take to increase immunity and help your baby develop.

Supplements
03:22

Learn about a supplement that you can take right before labor to strengthen your uterus.  Also learn about exercises you can do to have a quicker labor.

Labor Preparation
03:02

Learn what you can do ahead of time to make your home safe for your baby so that you don’t have to worry about it later when you’re super busy with a toddler. These are just little things that you can take care of when that nesting instinct kicks in.

Nesting Your Home
04:43

Learn the essentials to preparing a space for you baby including sleeping arrangements, safe paints, furniture, and more.

Baby Nursery
05:10

Learn how to get the baby shower planned with less stress.

Baby Shower Planning
06:18

Learn what Maria’s birth plan was so that you can use it as an example to plan for your own.

Example Birth Plan
09:21

Learn what kinds of discussions you can have with your partner even before your child is born so that you’re on the same page about parenting before a situation comes up.

Parenting Philosophy
06:17

Learn what you can do while pregnant and after the baby is born to help the baby sleep during the night.  Maria gives you example routines you can use to train this sleep pattern.

Baby Sleep Training
13:05

Learn how to dress and look but still be comfortable and safe during your pregnancy.

Dress for Pregnancy
05:27

Learn the value you can gain from different small groups of moms in your area.

Connecting With Other Moms
03:46

Learn tips to help you successfully breastfeed for the first time and for the long haul.

Preparing to Breastfeed
10:54

Learn what to look for in a chiropractor and the benefits for you during your pregnancy.

Choose a Chiropractor
03:45

Learn about this technique done by chiropractors to help babies turn within the womb to get into position for birth.

The Webster Technique
02:44

Learn what Dr. Lisa did for Maria to help her labor progress and what a chiropractor may be able to do for you.

Pelvic Alignment
02:14

Learn what the second stage of labor is and what you can do to help it go smoothly.

(Continued)

Labor Stage 2 Continued
11:14

Learn about recovery for natural birth versus c-section and also birth with the help of an epidural. Learn what you can do to help you recover more quickly.

Post Birth Recovery
03:46

Learn how others can serve you during labor and after.  Watch this with your loved ones who will be there for you.

How Others Can Help
08:01

Learn what you can do plan out meals for after you have your baby and are tight on time.

Meal Planning
03:43

Learn the factors to consider when deciding to breastfeed versus formula.

Breastfeeding vs Formula
04:15

Learn what you can expect when your child is born including types of cries, first impressions, changing the first diapers, etc.

Newborn Expectations
07:02

Learn how you can comfort other members of the family when a new baby comes into the family.

Juggling Multiple Children
04:01

Learn what to do in those moments during your pregnancy or with a new baby when you don’t know what to do. 

When You Don't Know What To Do
03:35

Learn what the first stage of labor is and what you can do to help it go smoothly.

Labor Stage 1
13:34

Learn what the first stage of labor is and what you can do to help it go smoothly.

(Continued)

Labor Stage 1 Continued
09:40

Learn what the second stage of labor is and what you can do to help it go smoothly.

Labor Stage 2
09:16

Learn about the final stage of labor and what you can do to make it go smoothly and make the most of it.

Labor Stage 3
05:27

Learn how to prepare your pets and children for the arrival of the new baby with some simple communication.

Preparing Children and Pets for Baby
03:30
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BONUSES (Yoga & Birthing Class)
2 Lectures 01:03:04
BONUS: Birthing Class
27:10

BONUS: Prenatal Yoga
35:54
About the Instructor
Mrs. Maria Wizel
5.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
7 Students
1 Course
Pregnancy Coach and Author

Maria Andrea Wizel is a successful professional and
entrepreneur turned health blogger and is dedicated to educating people
about true health. Maria enjoys coaching women in all stages of
pregnancy, including those preparing to conceive. Maria has been married
to her high school sweetheart, JC, for ten years and they live in
Miami, Florida. They became parents in 2009 when they adopted their two
older kids. Since then, she has had two healthy pregnancies and natural
childbirths.

Maria serves as the director of Human Resources at her church, Calvary Fellowship, and provides consulting services to companies seeking to improve their human resources and marketing practices.

Maria has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Puerto Rico, where she graduated with honors, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami, where she earned an Academic Excellence Award. She also completed an Executive Leadership program at Harvard University.

Mr. Jonathan McCary
5.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
7 Students
1 Course
Video Specialist and Course Creator

• Worked for businesses spanning large corporations like Johnson and Johnson and nationwide private businesses, and finally with entrepreneurs with a focus on product creation and promotion.  

• Creating video content for courses

• Organizing the material for courses

• Worked with organizations like Beat Academy, Church Ninja and The Healthy Pregnancy Book and more to create course content and promote it online.