Birth and Breastfeeding Classes

MODERN CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION FOR EVERY FAMILY AND EVERY BIRTH

Our simple and effective classes give families a solid understanding of the process of birth, communication and decision-making skills, the impacts of diet and body balance on birth, labor coping techniques, resources for every step along the way and tangible tools for navigating the life change that is welcoming a new baby.

THESE CLASSES ARE TAILORED TO YOU, PREPARING YOU WITH CONFIDENCE WHETHER YOU PLAN TO WELCOME YOUR BABY AT THE HOSPITAL, THE BIRTH CENTER, OR IN YOUR OWN HOME.

Each series includes the Your Birth Experience Parent Guide and covers these topics:

  • BIRTH PROCESS — The how and why of the stages of labor and what to expect at YOUR birth
  • COPING SKILLS — Hands-on comfort techniques and tools for the birth YOU want
  • UNDERSTANDING OPTIONS — Navigating YOUR choices in modern childbirth with facts, not fear
  • BIRTH PREPARATION — The 5 ways to encourage YOUR best birth experience
  • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION — How to get the most from YOUR birth plan and navigate changes
  • BEYOND BIRTH — Tangible skills to care for YOUR new family with a postpartum plan
  • BREASTFEEDING BASICS  — Getting you and Baby off to YOUR best start

Class Options

Group Classes

Our group classes revel in community with engaging hands-on activities, and everyone benefits from the questions of the group. If you are planning to welcome your baby at the hospital, birth center or at home, this class is for you. See our current schedule of classes below.

Five-Session Class $275/couple
Weekend Workshop $175/couple

Private Classes

Private classes are ideal for families with full schedules. Each 2.5 hour long class is held in your home or the Two Rivers office, on your schedule, and is perfectly tailored to your family. Private classes are available any time, simply contact us to work out the details.

Four-Session Class $325

Homebirth Classes

The perfect option for those planning to welcome their babies at home with midwives. Topics include everything above plus:

  • Preparing your home and birth kit
  • Preparing for a waterbirth
  • The unique challenges facing homebirth families

Private Four-Session Class $325

WINTER GROUP CHILDBIRTH CLASS

FIVE-SESSION CLASS AT MOUNTAIN SPIRIT YOGA IN MIDDLETOWN, MD

SUNDAYS 3:00-5:30 PM    JANUARY 14 — FEBRUARY 11, 2018

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