Childbirth education sets you up for a smoother experience of labor and birth. It is easier to meet the intensity of labor with confidence and calm if you know what to expect.
This five-week series is perfect for families planning on home or birth center births. You will learn the tools you need to be confident and connected throughout the birthing process, and will be in community with other expecting families.
You will learn about:
Anatomy and physiology of labor
Ways to support your comfort and coping during labor
Positions and massage techniques to use by yourself or with a partner
How to push effectively
When hospital care might be necessary and what that looks like
Preparing for postpartum changes and challenges
Breastfeeding tips and techniques
Caring for your newborn
Classes are held from 7:00 – 9:00pm at Oakland Birth & Wellness at 5735 Shattuck Ave, Oakland.
Space is limited to 5 couples.
FULL: Tuesday evenings, March 12th through April 9th from 7:00-9:00pm. Inquire for waitlist or other offerings.
Upcoming Series: Tuesdays, May 21 through June 18th.
If I do not have an option for a group class that meets your needs, please be in touch about scheduling a private, 4-hour in home session.