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Affiliated Instructor 2024

My journey to become a Bradley Method Instructor started before I became pregnant with my first baby. I knew that I wanted to have an un-medicated birth, and having Type 1 Diabetes would make it harder to achieve. During my research I realized that many women don’t know their options during childbirth and many don’t even realize they HAVE options. After having my eyes opened into this magical world of birth I could not close them again, nor did I want to. I want to help every woman feel empowered, supported, knowledgeable, and excited for the birth of their baby. 

I feel very strongly about doing your own research so you can have the birth you intend, without unnecessary interventions due to lack of knowledge or support.

My goal as a  is simply to improve birth – by helping to reduce physical and emotional trauma, by empowering people through knowledge and practice, and to advocate for safer birth experiences led by your own body.

I have had all three of my children in the hospital: un-medicated, Cesarean section, and un-medicated VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean). I believe that regardless of circumstance, all births can be beautiful. I also have personal and professional experience with high-risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy, and VBACs. I can skillfully educate on things that others may not have reason to know.

I have experience helping women with un-medicated, breech, twins, VBAC, VBA2C, VBAMC, special scars, medicated, surrogacy, diabetes during pregnancy, and cesarean births. I look forward to helping you have a peaceful birth day.


The class fee is $350 per couple. If you don’t have a significant other, you are welcome to bring a friend or family member as your coach, or come by yourself. The class fee includes your student workbook, a coach’s card, and some fun surprises. Payment plans are always available. 

We’d love to meet you and help you with your peaceful delivery.

Learning what to expect during your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period can be a fun experience. You will learn how to prepare for a peaceful pregnancy, labor, and birth so that no matter what happens on your journey, you will be confident that you can make the right decision for your family because you will have all of the knowledge and tools necessary to do so.

Come prepared and excited to learn and make new and lasting friendships with other expecting couples. We will go over nutrition, exercises, partner training, creating an effective birth plan, the stages and signposts of labor, relaxation techniques, normalcy of pregnancy and birth, complications that may arise and knowing how to respond, breastfeeding, postpartum, and other general parenting topics. You will learn how each of these things can help contribute to your peaceful birth day.

The Bradley Method® enjoys an 87% un-medicated success rate!

Come learn how you can have a peaceful birth day!

We teach Davis County Midwives located in Bountiful, Utah.

Course Content

Class 1. Introduction to The Bradley Method®
During this class, we will begin to study things you can do to keep yourself healthy and low risk during pregnancy. We will introduce important pregnancy exercises and we will lead discussion of how to handle pain and give a lesson in how to avoid unnecessary pain in labor.

Class 2. Nutrition in Pregnancy
We will discuss good nutrition during pregnancy so that you will understand which nutrients are important and what quantities are necessary. We will help you to evaluate your diet and suggest ways to improve it if necessary. We will also review the pregnancy exercises and discuss: sex during pregnancy, breastfeeding and continue studying what you can do to stay healthy and low risk during pregnancy.

Class 3. Pregnancy
We will discuss the many changes your body goes through during pregnancy. We will focus on anatomy and physiology as well as common discomforts and how to handle them naturally. This is helpful for your partner as it makes them more aware and therefore more understanding of these changes. We will also begin to discuss some of the many choices you face regarding labor and birth.

Class 4. The Coach’s Role

This is the first of two classes that focus on pregnancy and childbirth from your partner’s point of view. We will discuss: coaching during pregnancy, the importance of natural childbirth, bonding, and the partner’s role in breastfeeding. We will conclude our study on staying low risk during pregnancy and discuss drugs, myths and birthing.

Class 5. Introduction to First Stage Labor
We will cover anatomy and physiology of first stage, emphasis on our respect for the natural process and examining the built-in safeguards for you and your baby. We will teach basic coaching techniques and instruct you on how to practice together. Standard hospital admitting and prepping procedures will also be covered.

Class 6. Introduction to Second Stage Labor
We will cover the anatomy and physiology of second stage labor. We will discuss the importance of the natural alignment plateau and the fetal Heimlich maneuver. Basic pushing techniques and second stage positions, as well as your partner’s role. Third stage will also be discussed briefly.

Class 7. Planning Your Birth
We will discuss what your choices are, the importance of evaluating your feelings and listing your priorities, and meeting with your medical team to discuss your choices in a positive way. There is also a first stage labor rehearsal in this class.

Class 8. Variations and Complications / Postpartum Preparation
We cover various complications including cesarean surgery. We will go over how to avoid these problems if possible, how to evaluate whether it is necessary to intervene, and how to handle interventions that become necessary. We will also cover information on taking care of yourself after your baby is born.

Class 9. Advanced First Stage Techniques
This class is filled with advanced coaching techniques dealing directly with the challenge of handling first stage labor. We will go over the First Stage Study Guide so that you can be sure you are well-prepared. We will also have a labor rehearsal and do some role playing.

Class 10. Advanced Second Stage Techniques
This class begins with an advanced labor rehearsal which helps to pull together all of the information you have learned so far. We will also cover the Second Stage Study Guide to be sure that you fully understand and are prepared to handle the second stage of labor.

Class 11. Being a Great Coach / Are You Ready?
We will go over the B.E.S.T. techniques for labor and birth as a comprehensive review of the most important points you will use while in labor. This class also covers information for partners on how to handle the challenges they will face in labor. Emergency childbirth will be discussed, just-in-case the baby comes before you get where you’re going. We will also participate in an intriguing discussion on the theory of “what is labor” and why it is so different for each woman and even for each pregnancy.

Class 12. Preparing for Your New Family
We will have an advanced labor rehearsal. We will discuss the concluding chapter in your student workbook which is titled “Your Labor and Birth”. We will also cover: newborn care, mothering, fathering, breastfeeding, how to handle a crying baby, and adjusting to the many changes you will face during this time.


Available Classes

The dates and times listed are subject to change based upon the needs of our students. Please let us know if you need a class to fit your estimated due date.


WEDNESDAYS February 7, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Davis County Midwives, Bountiful (1 Spot Available)


WEDNESDAYS June 5, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Davis County Midwives, Bountiful (5 Spots Available)


WEDNESDAYS September 4, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Davis County Midwives, Bountiful (5 Spots Available)



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Wednesday, June 5, 20247:00 PM
Wednesday, September 4, 20247:00 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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