Parents have innate instincts that start from conception. Learning how to nurture those instincts is what it’s all about! You'll learn the tools in order to have a family centered birth and and feel confident about the abundant range of birth approaches. I am certain you will feel well prepared and inspired to begin this new adventure.
We will explore:
Taking care of mom with good nutrition and exercise
Understanding the perfect design of the pregnant woman’s body and understand each stage of labor and it's changes
Connecting with the baby in the womb and learning the importance of emotional, physical and mental relaxation techniques using natural abdominal breathing
Methods to help your labor coach be as involved as possible, to be your advocate with tools to create a nurturing enviroment.
How to reduce unnecessary interventions, and and how to handle interventions if they become medically necassary
Making a birth plan and how to best communicate and partner with your birth team
Benefits of Doula support, Postpartum period and placenta benefits
Breastfeeding and caring for your newborn
Classes are held in Vancouver, Washington serving South West Washington and Portland Oregon Communities.
Cost: $300 per couple, one class per week and workbooks and binder are included.
Are best for parents starting in their 20th to 28th week of pregnancy. If you are farther along please call, it is NEVER to late to get educated. My classes are kept small and personal and fill quickly so please contact me with questions and for registration.
If finances are an issue we can talk about options for payment or barter. .