Congratulations! Now What? We will talk about choosing a care provider, resources for pregnancy, and exercise and nutrition. Being healthy and low-risk will not only help you in the delivery room, but you will feel better during pregnancy, birth, and recover more quickly postpartum. You will learn the how-tos in class and build a great physical foundation for your pregnancy, birth, and baby. Class time approximately 2 hours.
6:00 to 8:00 pm April 9, May 7, or July 9
This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You will take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor. This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. The beautiful workbook that comes with this workshop is one you will want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. Class time approximately 4 hours.
12:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday April 20, May 18, or June 25
This is your crash course for early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5 hour video course included), newborn procedures, babywearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Workbook included. Class time approximately 4 hours.
12:00-4:00 pm the fourth Saturday of each month; May 25, June 22, or July 27
If you are planning to have your baby at home, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor and birth videos of out-of-hospital births. While comfort measures and relaxation are taught in this class series, the “Comfort Measures: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor” workshop compliments this childbirth class nicely. Full color workbook included. Class time 10 hours, typically broken up into four 2.5 hour sessions.
2 Full Day Series : Saturdays May 4 AND 11, 1:00-6:00 pm
4-night Series: Fridays 6-9:30 August 2 through 23
Our hospital class is designed for the couple who wants more. More education. More fun. More relaxation and labor practice. More information on interventions, including medicated and cesarean births. They want to be able to make informed decisions as their birth unfolds. Full color workbook included. This class is 15 hours in total, typically taught over six 2.5 hour sessions.
Fridays 6:00-9:30 May 3 through 31
Thursdays 6:00-9:30 August 2-23
If you desire an unmedicated birth, are first-time parents, or are preparing for a VBAC, this class will prepare you on all levels – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Full-color workbook included. This class series runs 25 hours and is typically taught over a 10-week period, or ten 2.5 hour sessions.
10 Session Class Includes: 176 page Color Manual, Class covers Exercise/Nutrition, Birth Physiology, Variation of Labor, Natural Pain Relief Techniques, Cesarean Information, Common Tests and Procedures, Labor Practice, Life with a New Baby, and Online Breastfeeding Instruction.
Sundays 4:00-6:30 March 31 through June 9
Sundays 4:00-6:30 June 30 through September 1
Are you unsure about talking to your children about your pregnancy? Is your child anxious or curious about the arrival of their new sibling? Planning a homebirth and want your other children present? This class is for you!
My one hour visit to your home includes a colorful keepsake workbook loaded with age-appropriate information about childbirth. We will have fun preparing for the arrival of a new family member!
I'm happy to go over class content with you beforehand, and I always request parental supervision during my visit.
To schedule, contact Sarah