One Day Prep Course

Family Maternity
Course Details

​This one-day course is designed to help expecting parents prepare for their upcoming birth and baby by using a combination of: evidence-based information, visual aids, videos, demonstration of a couple labor coping techniques, light class discussion, and a take-home folder of helpful handouts. This course aims to condense the essentials of birth preparation into a single 5-hour session. ​

Description: Condensed childbirth preparation in a single day. Ideal for parents seeking a review of key information or those who are unable to attend a full childbirth prep series. See below for topics covered and other details.

Where & When: No class dates currently available

Class Fee:  $195.00

Class Size: 2 min - 7 max, spot includes birthing person and one support partner

Topics include:

  • informed decision making

  • birth planning

  • progression of labor (including stages of labor, helpful strategies throughout, and variations)

  • partners/labor support companions

  • coping & comfort measures (including breathing and massage)

  • pain medications

  • medical procedures & complications

 

What to bring or wear:

  • *Birth/exercise ball (Typically available on Amazon or fitness stores between $15-30)**

  • Pillow(s)

  • Food and drink allowed

  • Dress comfortably (We move around for activities)

*Birth ball is used for practice of various labor positions, increasing comfort for pregnant bodies, and are a great tool for soothing fussy newborns. Birth balls are highly recommended and a reasonable, worthwhile investment. If you are truly unable to purchase/find a birth ball, I ask that participants share during class. 

**Please make sure birth balls are the appropriate size for your height/weight and properly inflated.