“I cannot tell you birth is peaceful without telling you it’s also violent. Or safe without telling you it’s also dangerous. Or empowering without saying it’s also about losing control. I cannot tell you birth is any one thing, when it is infinitely more than anything we can comprehend.” – Unknown
Through these sessions we will explore the wide range of normal that encompasses pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Together, we will engage with this information so that you have a grasp on your birth choices and the power to make the decisions that are best for you and your baby.
Birth Prep - Group or Individual classes cover: Your ideal birth, Physiological birth, Birthing in your chosen location (hospital or home), Communicating with your care provider, Comfort measures, Breastfeeding, and Postpartum/Newborn care. Group classes will take place quarterly over 4 weeks (2 hours per class) or over a weekend (4 hour classes) for $200. Individual classes can be scheduled over a few weeks or in one intensive weekend $250. A $50 discount will be given to doula clients.
Dates for 2018-2019
May 4th & 5th from 2-6, location TBD
August 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th from 6-8 pm, location TBD
November 2nd & 3rd from 2-6, location TBD