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Understanding Labor & Birth
First two classes
Understand the basics of birth physiology; hormones and how they work together to start and continue labor, how to work with the pelvis and uterus as they change and move, and how thoughts and emotions may play a roll in how childbirth unfolds. Learn what to expect where you have chosen to give birth, routine procedures, as well as discovering how to make the best decisions for you and your baby.
Week 1: Understanding Labor & Birth –
- Nuts and Bolts, and how it works
- Informed Choices – Making the best decisions for you
Week 2: Comfort in Labor & Birth- How to make it go well, including comfort measures
Week 3 & 4: Nurtured Mother, Baby, Family
This postpartum preparation class covers similar information as the last three weeks of our seven-part series
Often so much time is spent preparing for childbirth, that couples feel at a loss for what to do once the baby arrives. This class is designed to help families prepare for a healthy postpartum and a new normal. We will cover breastfeeding basics, developing secure attachment, postpartum healing, and healthy transitions when adding another little person to your family.
Weekend Series 2023 dates
Starting Jan 2023 our classes will be offered in PERSON!
January 7, 14, 21, 28 (Saturdays) 9am-12:30pm IN-PERSON March 4, 11, 18, 25 (Saturdays) 9am-12:30pm IN-PERSON
- May 6, 13, 27, June 3 (Saturdays) 9am-1:00pm IN-PERSON NO CLASS 5/20
- July 8, 15, 22, 29 (Saturdays) 9am-1:00pm IN-PERSON
- September 9, 16, 23, 30 (Saturdays) 9am-1:00pm IN-PERSON
- November 4, 11, 18, 25 (Saturdays) 9am-1:00pm IN-PERSON
4-week series $390