Online Childbirth Classes

Four-part Virtual, LIVE Childbirth Preparation Course-Topics are listed below . Students must download Adobeconnect software in order to participate in this class and  may take the classes in any order. Space is limited to allow for Q & A and student dialogue.

Class #1 Staying Healthy During Pregnancy/Pain Management/Relaxation Strategies/How to Be an Effective Coach                

 

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

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Class #3  LaborOptions in Labor/Writing a Birth Plan

 

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Class #4 Variations of Normal Labor/Effective Coaching Through Stages of Labor

 

 

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. Group class tuition is $375 per couple.

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 :

September 21st VIRTUAL  10:00 AM  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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