Childbirth     Education For Muslims



Expect to learn in my Childbirth Education classes:

  • Pregnancy comforts, recipes, and nutritional advice.

  • Positions and exercises that optimize the position of the baby. Let's get baby comfy for birth!

  • Stages of labor, what to expect, and how to time contractions.

  • Dispelling fears and common misconceptions.

  • Effective use of vocalization for pain relief.

  • Practice of deep relaxation for stress relief and ease during labor.

  • Birth plan writing.

  • Questions to ask when choosing a health care provider committed to meeting your needs.

  • Positions and massage techniques to use during labor.

  • Supplies to gather for your comfort in labor.

  • Familiarize yourself with common obstetric interventions.

  • A thoughtful method of decision making during a stressful time.

  • Formulating plans for your postpartum period.

  • A Prayer Circle and Celebration of Life event.

  • A private session for each couple to ask questions and learn techniques.

Things to take note of:

  • Minimal homework is assigned per session. 

  • We will be planning a class reunion for after the babies are born (-:

  • Class materials and supplies are included in the fee.

How much does your Childbirth Education group class series cost?

$360 per couple (the pregnant woman and her support person)

ask about my sliding scale


Options for Childbirth Education Class Structures:


Childbirth Education Full Class

8 sessions, 2.5 hrs each session

Childbirth Education Intensive Class

One long weekend: Friday night 6:30 - 9 pm, followed by Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Childbirth Education Online Class

Same hours and duration of any of the classes.


Other Class offerings:

Breastfeeding and Newborn Care


Ten tips for an Easier and Safer Birth


Serving Muslims 101:

Designed for Birth Workers


Childbirth Comfort Measures:

Natural Pain Relief Methods, and Pain Medication Benefits and Risks

Postpartum Preparation


Nutrition in the Childbearing Years

Please contact me with questions or to schedule a class.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Nethal Abdul-Mu'min

(508) 901-154 eight

Berkeley, CA, USA

©2017 by Soulful Passage