Childbirth preparation is so very important.

It can be overwhelming to sort through all the information and studies available, as well as learn about the constantly-changing healthcare technology. A great deal of time is spent preparing for what to expect. 

How do we prepare for the unexpected? It's impossible to know all the twists and turns a birth will take. But if a woman has resources within her that she can call upon during the unknown, she will be able to navigate this journey and cross the threshold into motherhood with more confidence. 

Birthing From Within ® childbirth classes are based on the new book Ancient Map for Modern Birth by Pam England. These classes make the perfect adjunct to any hospital class, or for those choosing to birth at home or in a birth center.

Because these prenatal classes are tailored to the needs of the participants, not all classes carry the same content. Here is a list of some of the topics covered in most classes:

  • How labor works

  • How to build a pain-coping mindset

  • Positions in labor

  • Getting medical info and making decisions

  • When to call the midwife / go to the hospital

  • "Losing it" in labor

  • Having a Cesarean in awareness

  • Pushing positions

  • Placenta: birth and customs

  • Welcoming your baby

  • Making a postpartum plan

  • Ancient Map

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Classes are now being offered as a four week class series, weekend intensive, or private classes. Cost is $250 per couple.

Feel free to contact me for more information or to reserve a spot in an upcoming class.