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Consider our self-led eClasses. Learners get access to an interactive WebApp that can be used at your own pace and is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Arabic, Japanese, and Chinese.

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Preparation for delivery and birth

Childbirth Express

Childbirth Express provides the birther and their support person with essential information and support as they prepare for labor and delivery. Topics covered in class include pregnancy basics, understanding labor and birth, medication and anesthesia, the basics of Cesarean birth, and the early post-partum period.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 6 hours long or 2 class sessions, 3 hours each session - $179
  • Virtual - 3 class sessions, 2 hours each session - $179

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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Childbirth Preparation

Childbirth Preparation provides the birther and their support person with essential information and support as they prepare for labor and delivery. Topics covered in class include pregnancy basics, understanding labor and birth, medication and anesthesia, the basics of Cesarean birth, and the early post-partum period. Material is covered at a more leisurely pace and class includes time for relaxation and labor practice exercises.

  • In-Person - 4 class sessions, 3 hours each session - $249
  • Virtual - 4 class sessions, 2.5 hours each session - $229

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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Expecting Twins

Expecting Twins is designed for the unique needs of parents expecting multiples. Topics covered include maintaining a healthy pregnancy, identifying preterm labor, discussion of both vaginal and Cesarean birth with multiples, information about the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) services, basic care and breastfeeding of multiples, and discussion of the unique post-birth challenges and rewards of parenting multiples.

  • Virtual - 3 class sessions, 2 hours each session- $179

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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HypnoBirthing®

Hypnobirthing® is a comprehensive childbirth class that goes through each step of labor and birth and provides the training and tools to have a more comfortable birthing experience. Class participants receive a hard copy of the book Hypnobirthing® - the Mongan Method, professionally written relaxation scripts for home practice, downloadable audio tracks, and handouts for writing birth preferences.

Participants will learn signs of labor and how to time contractions, fear release exercise, deep relaxation techniques, calm breathing methods, how the baby moves through the pelvis and optimal birth positions, labor and birth rehearsal, preparation for the birth partner to provide support to the birthing mother, natural means of induction, discussion of medical interventions, and information about golden hour and bonding with the baby.

  • In-Person - 5 class sessions, 2.5 hours each session - $350
  • Virtual - 5 class sessions, 2.5 hours each session - $350

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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From Bump to Baby

From Bump to Baby is a condensed version of our 3 most popular classes: Childbirth Express, Newborn Care, and Breastfeeding. Topics covered include: baby care basics; information on labor, birth, and early postpartum; and how to prepare for a successful, rewarding breastfeeding experience.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 6 hours long or 2 class sessions, 3 hours each session - $199
  • Virtual - 3 class sessions, 2 hours each session - $199

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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Comfort Measures for Birth and Beyond

Comfort Measures for Birth and Beyond focuses on non-medicated pain management options for comfort during labor. Topics covered in class include: why comfort measures; methods of relaxation; labor positions; comfort for pushing; postpartum comfort; and labor review.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $59
  • Virtual - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $59

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

This is NOT a stand-alone childbirth class. Couples are expected to understand stages of labor and the birth process prior to attending. We recommend this course as a supplement to our Understanding Birth eClass or Childbirth Express. Also a great "refresher" course for couples expecting their second or subsequent child.

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Dancing for Birth™

Dancing For Birth™ class is body-based childbirth education. Don’t just learn facts that may go in one ear and out the other—practice birthing! We birth in our bodies, so we need to learn about birth with our bodies. Muscle memory helps so much during labor! Learn how to use gravity, movement and instinct to have an easier labor and birth experience. Your instructor will provide evidence-based childbirth and parenting education as you come to understand how to nurture the process of labor. Learning to connect with your body and your baby will help eliminate your fears and build confidence in your ability to give birth.

This 3-hour class allows participants to move, relax, and learn in a nurturing safe space where sharing and practicing labor positions are encouraged. Pregnant participants attend solo without their birth partner.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $40

Pregnant participants attend solo without their support person.

This is NOT a stand-alone childbirth class. Couples are expected to understand stages of labor and the birth process prior to attending. We recommend this course as a supplement to our Understanding Birth eClass or Childbirth Express.

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Moving Together for Birth

In this body-based childbirth class, birthers and supporters will learn how to work together while using gravity, movement, and instinct to promote an easier labor and birth experience. Research has shown that movement may shorten the labor process, reduce pain, and decrease the use of medical interventions. Dancing For Birth™ partner classes offers you an opportunity to practice moving for birth! We birth in our bodies, so we need to learn about birth with our bodies. Muscle memory helps so much during labor!

Together, birthers and supporters learn how to tune-into the birthing body and your baby, how to create space in your pelvis for an easier birth, how to get baby into the optimal fetal position, and how to avoid back labor. Your instructor will provide evidence-based childbirth and parenting education as you come to understand how to nurture the process of labor. Connecting helps to eliminate fears and builds confidence in your ability to give birth together. This 90-minute class allows participants to move, relax, and learn in a nurturing safe space where sharing and practicing labor positions are encouraged.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 1.5 hours long - $32

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

This is NOT a stand-alone childbirth class. Couples are expected to understand stages of labor and the birth process prior to attending. We recommend this course as a supplement to our Understanding Birth eClass or Childbirth Express.

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Understanding Pregnancy eClass

This interactive self-paced online class covers essential information on the baby’s development, helpful tips for a healthy pregnancy, and includes partner tips throughout. Chapters covered are fetal development, medical care, nutrition, exercise, discomforts, hazards, and emotions.

  • $49 (You will receive 270 days of access from your first log-in)

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Understanding Birth eClass

This interactive self-paced online class will help the learner understand pregnancy, learn about labor, see how the stages of labor unfold, and discover helpful comfort techniques.

  • $99 (You will receive 270 days of access from your first log-in)

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Understanding Cesarean eClass

This interactive self-paced online course covers essential information about preparing for, having, and recovering from Cesarean surgery. Chapters covered are Cesarean overview, signs of labor, preparing for surgery, anesthesia, surgical procedure, recovery in the hospital, and recovery at home.

  • $49 (You will receive 270 days of access from your first log-in)

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Preparation for Infant Care

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding class prepares the learner for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. Topics covered include latching, how to hold your baby, how often and how long to feed, and how to avoid common problems. 

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $79
  • Virtual - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $79

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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Newborn Care

Newborn Care introduces newborn care basics. Topics covered include what to expect from your new infant, holding and swaddling demonstrations, feeding, bathing and diapering demonstrations, and sleeping and safety.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $79
  • Virtual - 1 class session, 3 hours long - $59

Class fee includes registrant and 1 support person.

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Understanding Breastfeeding eClass

This interactive self-paced online course covers the essentials of breastfeeding. Chapters covered include how breastfeeding works, how to breastfeed, when to feed your baby, getting enough milk, breast care, and the breastfeeding lifestyle.

  • $49 (You will receive 270 days of access from your first log-in)

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Understanding Your Newborn eClass

This interactive self-paced online course covers essential information for the first six weeks and beyond. Chapters covered are: newborn traits; newborn behaviors; crying and comforting; feeding; diapering; bathing and dressing; newborn health, and newborn safety.

  • $49 (You will receive 270 days of access from your first log-in)

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Preparation for Your Family

Sibling Preparation

An interactive class for children ages 3 to 6 who are expecting a new brother or sister. This class touches on what it means to be a big brother or sister. Storytime and craft are completed during class.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 1 hour long - $29
  • Virtual - 1 class session, 1 hour long - $20

Class fee includes one child and two parents or caregivers.

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Grandparenting

Grandparenting class helps new grandparents refresh their memory on infant care, learn about important parenting updates and safety practices, and discuss ways to support the new family, even from a distance.

  • In-Person - 1 class session, 2 hours long - $49
  • Virtual - 1 class session, 2 hours long - $49

Class fee is per participant.

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Additional childbirth education services

New Moms Support Groups

Meet other new moms and develop your network of support in our free, weekly groups.

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Prenatal and Postnatal Massage

Massage can help reduce stress and anxiety, provide pain relief, improve circulation, decrease symptoms of depression, improve sleep and, in new mothers, help regulate hormones and reduce swelling.

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Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga

Our yoga classes can help alleviate physical discomforts of pregnancy and allow new mothers to regain flexibility in a peaceful, supportive environment.

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Infant CPR

This American Heart Association course teaches infant CPR skills and prepares caregivers to take action in a situation where a baby may choke.

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