Online Childbirth Classes

Three-part Virtual, LIVE Childbirth Preparation Course-Topics are listed below . Class size is limited.

Next series-October 21,November 3,November 18 6:30-8:30 ET

Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Pain Management

Relaxation Strategies

How to Be an Effective Coach                

Understanding the 1st,2nd and 3rd Stages of Labor

Options in Labor

Writing a Birth Plan

Variations of Normal Labor

Effective Coaching Through Stages of Labor

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Group Childbirth Classes

A Holistic Beginnings® series consists of six two hour classes which cover a specific topic. A different relaxation technique is demonstrated and practiced weekly. Strategies are offered to help minimize pain in labor, to learn to listen to the wisdom of your body, and how to conserve energy in labor so your body will work more efficiently. Classes are interactive and comprehensive, covering everything you need to know to prepare you for your labor and birth. 

Course Topics Include:

  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Nutrition in Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Physiology of Pregnancy
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Stages of Labor
  • Coaching through the Stages of Labor
  • Natural Pain Coping Techniques
  • Preparing for Labor Holistically
  • Preparing for Unexpected Situations
  • How to Write a Birth Plan
  • How to Be an Effective Coach
  • Relaxation Exercises
  • Options in Labor
  • Postpartum Preparation
  • The Newborn: The First Few Days

Group Refresher Course

Offered to couples who have already taken a complete childbirth series during a previous pregnancy and want a quick review of labor & birth,comfort techniques and relaxation exercises.

Private Childbirth Classes

Private accelerated classes are offered to those whose schedules preclude a full series and those on bed rest.

Typically, couples will meet for three two hour classes held during their 32nd, 34th and 36th week of pregnancy. Private class tuition is $400 per couple.

Course Topics Include:

  • Nutrition in Pregnancy
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Stages of Labor
  • Coaching through the Stages of Labor
  • Natural Pain Coping Techniques
  • Preparing for Labor Holistically
  • Preparing for Unexpected Situations
  • How to Write a Birth Plan
  • How to Be an Effective Coach
  • Relaxation Exercises
  • Options in Labor
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Breastfeeding Classes

This Breastfeeding Course is a comprehensive Breastfeeding class intended for those who have no experience with breastfeeding. 

Course Topics Include:

  • Benefits of Breastfeeding
  • How the Breast Makes Milk
  • The First Hour

Breastfeeding Class for Doulas

November 9th Boston, Mass CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • Baby’s Nine Instinctive Stages
  • Feeding Cues
  • Breastfeeding Positions
  • Latching the Baby
  • Early Challenges
  • Milk Supply