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There is a secret in our culture, and it's not that birth is painful.  

It's that women are strong. ~ Laura Stavoe Harm

Melissa is a Certified Bradley Method® Childbirth Educator, Labor and Postpartum Doula and Placenta Encapsulator.  She aims to create informed consumers who know their options and who exercise their freedom of choice. She has supported all births: Natural, Epidural, VBAC, Twins, Home Birth, Birth Center and Hospital Birth's. Her priority is a Healthy mom and Healthy baby through an emotionally successful birth! She achieves this goal by:

  • Judgement free and genuine support for you and Coach
  • Instructing you on exercise and health for an easy labor
  • Preparing coach to support you during the birthing process 
  • Teaching hands on relaxation techniques and body awareness
  • Leaning the physiology of birth and how to manage labor with ease
  • Discussing labor interventions and how to navigate through them
  • Education for breastfeeding, postpartum care and the 4th trimester
  • Well respected by OBs, Midwifes and Nurses 
  • As a Doula she brings current knowledge and insight to teaching
  • Once signed up for Melissa's class, you have her unconditional support through pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

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GORDON, MELISSA AAHCC<br />Affiliated Instructor
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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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