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Go Natural! 
The Bradley Method® helped me achieve a natural birth!  The birth of my baby was the most profound experience of my life. In that moment I joined the generations of mothers who labored in sweat, blood, and pain, but with immense strength and resolve, to bring forth their children into this world. And from that moment, I was in love with my precious baby. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Women have been giving birth since the dawn of our species.  Childbirth is an amazing natural and normal process which, in most cases, can occur without medical interventions such as pain medication, epidural, cesarian section. There are numerous benefits, both to the mother and the baby, of a natural birth.  Sure, it can be scary, and undoubtedly painful, but with the proper preparation and labor support, it can be done!

The Bradley Method® of natural childbirth classes emphasize the importance of continuous labor support from a loving partner, along with relaxation techniques for pain management, and extensive information about the labor process. The Bradley Method is the most comprehensive birth preparation class around and is great for anyone, whether you are planning to give birth in a hospital, home birth, or birth center, and whether you are planning a natural birth or not. 

Each class series consists of 12 meetings that are 2 hours 15 min long. I recommend you begin when you are between 20-26 weeks pregnant to ensure you complete the course before your baby arrives!

Class Schedule: 

Concord/Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek Classes for 2017
All classes are on Thursday evenings from 7:15-9:30pm

November 16, 2017 for due dates in Feb-April
February 15, 2018 for due dates in May-July
May 10, 2018 for due dates in Aug-early Oct
August 2, 2018 for due dates in late Oct-Dec

**Class dates and times may change due to student enrollment**

Topics will include: 
nutrition, strengthening exercises,  pregnancy physiology, birth plan, labor partner's role, labor stages, labor practice, relaxation techniques, labor complications and variations, newborn care, breastfeeding basics, postpartum issues

Please contact me for fees and more info. I offer payment plans and a sliding scale for couples in need.

Areas Served:  
Concord/Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek

DUNCAN, KRISTINA AAHCC<br />Affiliated Instructor
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(510) 210-3792

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Series Schedule (Start Dates)
Thursday, February 15, 20187:15 PM
Thursday, May 10, 20187:15 PM
Thursday, August 02, 20187:15 PM

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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