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.
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 Spanning your Pregnancy
Session 1: Early Pregnancy/ 1st Trimester (0-12 weeks gestation)
Sessions 2 & 3: 2nd Trimester (12-28 weeks gestation)
Sessions 4 - 8: 3rd Trimester (28-40 weeks gestation)
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:
Birth and Spirituality in World Traditions
Ten tips for an Easier and Safer Birth
Serving Muslims 101:
Designed for Birth Workers
Childbirth Comfort Measures:
Natural Pain Relief Methods
Pain Medication Options, Benefits, Risks, and How to Reduce those Risks
Postpartum Preparation for the New Mom and Dad
Nutrition in the Childbearing Years
I look forward to hearing from you!