Private Childbirth Classes
Open to all couples, families and mothers. At your own pace, in your own home or private setting. Customize to suite your level of knowledge about birth and babies. A safe place to ask questions, explore options and envision the birth you desire. Contact me directly to set up dates and times that fit your schedule.
Ongoing Group Classes available please inquire about dates and location.
3 Part Series with Bonus Breastfeeding Class
All Birth Class attendees have access to a collection of reference books that is part of a lending library for families & discounts on birth related services including Placenta Encapsulation.
Part 1 & 2
Part 1 & 2 of the birth class series provides basic information on the prenatal period including nutrition, exercise and prenatal bonding techniques. We will review our beliefs about birth and birth in the American culture, explore our birthing styles through art, activities, discussion, writing and relaxation techniques.It will involve visualization, hands on comfort techniques, tuning in and turning on communication and how to create a safe space for the mother to birth in an empowering way.
Part three of the birth series we discuss life after birth and how to prepare for the postpartum period. Safety tips for you and your newborn, breastfeeding and nourishing the mother and family.
Bonus Breastfeeding Basics
This bonus class will teach breastfeeding basics, hands on breastfeeding positions, and the opportunity to speak with a local Lactation consultant. We will close the series with an honoring blessing ceremony for the mothers to be.