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Childbirth education classes
Offering both private and group childbirth education classes, the classes are all taught with a holistic approach. Classes focus not just on what will occur physically, but the incredible emotional transformation that happen and how to prepare yourself in all aspects. Parts of these classes are interactive, provide hands on experience, with an encouragement towards asking questions and how to personalize your birth story. Packed full of knowledge, you will leave feeling confident, educated and empowered so that when the time comes for birth you feel prepared with an understanding of the complex, but incredibly natural, pregnancy, birthing and postpartum process. Private classes also include a customized visual birth plan and specific tips for support based on your individual needs.
This focuses on everything pregnancy and birth related. Designed to help you through pregnancy, prepare you for labour, make educated decisions about your birth, set realistic expectations and empower you to have the best birth possible.
Healthy lifestyle during pregnancy
Physical and Emotional Changes
How to prepare for birth
Comfort during pregnancy
Labour and birth
How to tell you are in labour
Breathing and visualization techniques
Stages of Labour
Comfort techniques by stage
How to produce hormones naturally
Labour and birth positions
Hands-On Training for partners
Information on medical interventions
and medical pain relief options
Options available to you
Natural pain relief options
Assisted and Operative Births
This focuses on everything in detail from the first 24 hours to the first year for both the baby and yourself. Designed to educate you in the physical and emotional care of yourself and your new baby, along with adjusting to your new role as parent.
What is normal
Diapering options and how to
General safety and cord care
How to comfort the baby
Timeline for development
Basics of breastfeeding
Benefits and Struggles
Alternatives to breastfeeding
Yourself & family
What is normal
Blues vs. Postpartum Depression
Fees & Class Structure
Private Classes for you and a birthing partner. Private Classes are arranged around your schedule, at your home and tailored to your specific needs (vaginal birth, planned caesarean, medicated vs non-medicated birth). These classes include a customized visual birth plan for you to take home along with other printed material. Both parts (prenatal and postpartum) are 4 hours. For booking, please click here and book two 4 hour time slots.
dual private classes
This option is for two women or couples looking to take prenatal or postpartum classes classes together. They are still arranged around your schedule, at your home and consist of the same amount of time and a customized visual birth plan, but offer a discount for doing it together.
Group classes are arranged several times per year, and designed to interact in a group setting. They total 8 hours and consist of two 4 hour sessions. One dedicated to prenatal, one dedicated to postnatal. These classes do not offer a customized birth plan, but will include dialogue to prompt you to create your own.