What We Cover

Classes are divided up to suit the specific needs of the parents. Here are the 3 classes I currently offer:

 

Out of Hospital Birth Class

This 4 session class is specifically for couples planning a homebirth or birth center birth. We will cover the natural process of labor, comfort measures, relaxation, emotional and mental preparation for labor and how to handle many variations of birth. Workbook included. $200

Hospital Birth Class

This 6 session class is specifically for couples planning a hospital birth. We will cover the natural process of labor, comfort measures, relaxation, emotional and mental preparation for labor and how to handle many variations of birth, as well as how to navigate interventions and options in the hospital setting. Workbook included. $250

Homecoming Workshop

This 4 hour class is designed to prepare couples for the hours and days after birth. We will cover routine tests and procedures for babies, babywearing, cloth diapers, safe sleep arrangements and breastfeeding. We will also discuss realistic expectations for the postpartum period and how to make the recovery and adjustment phase as smooth as possible for the whole family. Workbook and a separate breastfeeding video course by a local IBCLC is included. $75