8-Week Comprehensive childbirth class

Learn to trust your body, your baby, and the birth process, increasing your chances of a safer and satisfying birth. Classes meet on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost is $350/family. Pre-registration required.

We will discuss:

  • Nutrition & exercise in preganancy
  • Active participation of the partner(s) as birth coach
  • The natural labor process and the effects of interventions
  • Coping techniques and comfort measures
  • Physical, mental, and emotional relaxation
  • Positive communications with your birth team
  • Self-advocacy and informed consent or refusal
  • Embracing labor and birth without fear

childbirth refresher course

This four-hour childbirth refresher is designed specifically for parents who took a comprehensive childbirth class in a previous pregnancy but would like to brush up on their knowledge and preparation before their next baby arrives. Cost is $85/family. Pre-registration required.

Topics covered will include:

  • Review of the stages and anatomy of labor and birth
  • Discussion of comfort measures and relaxation techniques
  • Active coaching techniques, tips, and principles
  • Positive communications and self-advocacy
  • Embracing labor and birth without fear