Classes


Childbirth Education

How, When & Why Comprehensive Childbirth Education

Short on time? Whether you’re seeking to enhance your current knowledge about childbirth, or starting from scratch, we have a curriculum for you!

Our childbirth education is designed to fit into your busy lives, offered in 2-hour, 3-hour and 9-hour full day series to assist you in the level of preparation you desire. Spend the amount of time you choose covering a tailored curriculum for your needs.

8 – Hour Series: How, When & Why

This is not your average childbirth class! The How, When and Why curriculum gives you a complete and well rounded review of all the options and scenarios for birth, whether you’re seeking a medicated or unmedicated experience. The only course that fully dives into pregnancy through postpartum in detail in a convenient time frame, this complete childbirth series is designed for providing a full knowledge of birth, allowing for each family to customize their experience to their own desires, wishes and needs as their birth scenario unfolds!

Topics Include:

  • Birth Partner Communication
  • Hopes, Wishes and a Written Birth Plan
  • Common Pregnancy Complaints
  • Nutrition and Weight Gain
  • Common Prenatal Testing
  • Anatomy of Labor and Birth
  • Fetal Positioning
  • The Labor Process
  • The Three Stages of Labor
  • Trial of Labor and VBAC
  • Non-Medical Pain Relief and Comfort Measures
  • Medical Pain Relief
  • Positions for Labor and Birth
  • Interventions
  • The Welcoming Hour

3 – Hour Series Birth: The Pressure, The Process, The Positions 

This course provides all of the tools, steps and procedures needed to prepare for birth! Jam-packed with information, birthing couples will leave feeling fully prepared for any birthing scenario!

Topics Include: 

  • Birth Partner Communication
  • Hopes, Wishes & A Written Birth Plan
  • Squeeze, Squat & Squirm
  • Fetal Positioning
  • The Labor Process
  • Non-Medical Pain Relief & Comfort Measures
  • Medical Pain Relief
  • Positions for Labor and Birth

2-Hour Communication, Comfort & Positions

Prepare to move! Join us as we discuss and employ various coping and comfort measures such as massage, positioning, counter pressure, rebozo technique, visualization and more in this hands on class!

Topics Include: 

  • Non-Medical Pain Relief
  • Comfort Measures in Labor
  • Positions for Labor & Birth

 

Private Childbirth Education is available at an hourly rate.  Choose your own focus for a class perfectly tailored to you and your preparation, within your comfortable environment!

Classes are taught in group settings or in private one-on-one sessions.

8-Hour How, When & Why (Full Series) –  Schedule

  • Saturday February 17th and 24th 10 a.m.-2 p.m..

Fee is $275

3-Hour Birth: The Pressure, Process, Positions – Schedule

  • Friday November 17th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday January 19th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday March 16th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday May 18th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday July 20th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday September 21 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday November 16th 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Fee is $150

2-Hour Communication, Comfort & Positions – Schedule

  • Friday November 11th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday December 9th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday January 12th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday February 9t 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday March 9th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday April 13th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday May 11th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday June 8th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday July 13th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday August 10th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday September 14th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday October 12th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday November 9th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • Friday December 14th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m

Fee is $100

Register for a Class Today


HypnoBirthing®

Preparing for a calm birth?  HypnoBirthing provides the missing link that allows women to use their natural instincts to bring about a safer, easier, more comfortable birthing.  This evidence based class provides resources and a comprehensive class that covers the stages of labor and what to expect in addition to relaxation techniques to allow for a more comfortable experience.  This is not just a method of childbirth, it will change the entire way you view birthing.  You and your partner will enter this experience in a much more confident and prepared way.  

Through relaxation, breathing, positive affirmations and visualizations you can release the fear and tensions that many women are bringing to their birth in our culture.   We believe this fear and tension is the main cause of pain during labor.   If you’re tense or afraid during labor, stress hormones are released which cause the fight-or-flight reaction.  Hypnobirthing might counteract this process by preventing the release of stress hormones, which potentially reduces the pain of labor.  This negative cycle is replaced with confidence, calm, and comfort.

Our Hypnobirthing course is taught in 4 class sessions;

HypnoBirthing Series 5-8 p.m. – Schedule

  • Sunday’s November 12th and 19th and December 3rd and 10th. 5-8pm
  • Sundays January 7, 14, 21 and 28. 5-8pm
  • Sundays March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th 5-8pm

Fee is $350

Register for HypnoBirthing Today

 

Baby’s Here! Now What?

Baby’s Here! Now What? Is a dynamic hands on class packed full of information on how to make the transition to life with a newborn easier for the whole family. We feature topics such as feeding, sleep, soothing techniques, as well as health and safety.

Baby’s Here! Now What? –  Schedule

Thursday August 24th 6:00-9:00pm

Fee is $100

 

Contact us today

To connect with the perfect doula for your family!