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The Bradley Method® comprehensive class series will prepare you to give birth without unnecessary pain or harmful interventions, using the most successful method of natural childbirth in the world!

We will cover:

  •  Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and birth
  •  Doctor or Midwife? How to select a caregiver
  •  Choosing a birth location: which hospitals supportive? Why homebirth?   
  • Medical terminology
  • Nutritional guidance and exercise to help you feel great and stay low-risk
  • Training your husband/partner to be a highly skilled birth coach
  • What is a Doula?  Do I need one?
  • Discuss interventions that you may be offered during your pregnancy, labor and birth and their risks and benefits
  • Pros and cons of pain-relieving medication during labor
  • What to do if your doctor does not support your desires.
  • Creating an effective birth plan
  • Recognizing the stages of labor
  • Water birth
  • New born procedures?  Are they all necessary?
  • The importance of Bonding.  What hospitals allow it?
  • How to with family, friends, co workers that do not agree with your desires. 
  • C-Sections and other variations or complications
  • How to avoid Post Partum depression 
  • Breastfeeding basics,  newborn care positive parenting.

·   The course is set up as a 12 week group class, limited to a maximum of 6 couples in order to ensure personal attention from the instructor and encourage camaraderie between students.  You will receive Bradley Method Student Workbook ®, weekly instruction in a fun and positive atmosphere. 

You should plan to begin you classes no later than the 26th week of pregnancy to ensure that you have completed the entire 12 week series before your baby arrives.  

**Not due for a while? You are welcome to join classes now!  You can benefit and learn early on what you need to know to keep low risk throughout your pregnancy and about the options in doctors/ midwives, hospital, home or new birthing center  so you can make an informed choices concerning the birth of your baby.        

** Don't have time to complete the 12 weeks? 

***  Please contact us: we can help!

Last update September 21, 2020


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The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth standard series is designed for small classes with lots of individual attention. The standard length of the classes is 12 weeks covering 12 units of instruction. The Official Student Workbook is supplied to every couple attending classes. It is 130 pages with over 75 pictures and illustrations. A Coach Card is also included. Your local instructor in The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth is an independent affiliated instructor. Some classes are video enriched and offer a Certificate of Congratulations.

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