Without this class, I don’t think I could have had a natural birth.Angela S.
Birth Center/Home Birth Class
April 7, 14, 21, 2018
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of unmedicated labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor. We’ll cover comfort measures and relaxation as well as how your partner can help. This class is ideal for parents who have already done some research and are at the end of pregnancy.
Preparing for Hospital Birth
March 9, 16, 23, 2018
If you are planning to have your baby in a hospital but want to minimize intervention, this class is for you! We will cover what to expect, what your choices will be, how to talk to staff and get your needs met. Plus, learn how to approach the intensity of labor in the hospital setting–tips and tricks to make your birth easier, safer, and more enjoyable.
Comprehensive Natural Birthing Class in Bowie starts April 6, 2018
Fridays, 7:00pm @ Imagine Yoga in Bowie
Classes for a ten-week series, including active practice for mom and partner, emotional and physical preparation for the intensity of birth, comprehensive education on the science of birth and your choices in maternity care, a workbook and breastfeeding video. Oh, and FUN! Fun and friends always included. The deposit secures your place in the class.
Next comprehensive birth class series:
Fridays, beginning April 6, 2018
for Summer Babies
In Bowie, MD
Imagine the Place Yoga
Upcoming class series:
Out-of-hospital Birth Prep
Hospital Birth Prep
If you have had a birth class before but would like to refresh your knowledge and toolbox OR you just want things to go differently this time, a short refresher course could be right for you. These are highly personalized birthing classes; we discuss your individual concerns at length. You will receive a shortened version of the workbook. By appointment. Contact me for details. $120
Online Birthing Classes:
Birth Boot Camp offers a fully online birth class series, to be taken at your own pace. Moms and their partners can watch the videos together or separately if need be. Online classes are $295. Contact me for a coupon and special supplementary materials from Better Birth. Choosing online classes does not mean you are alone! I’m happy to answer questions and help you with resources. Additional personalized, private classes can be scheduled at your convenience to go over your questions, hands-on practice, or as a consultation for your birth plan.