Childbirth Preparation Classes:
One of our favorite things is preparation couples for their childbirth experience. From developing your birth team and birth plan to learning what to expect in labor and birth and during the postpartum period, our classes provide practical information for couples to prepare for this amazing and life-changing events.
Childbirth and the anticipation of childbirth can lead to mixed feelings: feelings of excitement and anxiety. Through our childbirth preparation classes, expectant couples will be educated in a variety of labor and birth philosophies in order to encourage and empower them for their labor and birth journey ahead.
Learning about childbirth in a community of expectant couples and in a “safe” setting can help relieve concerns and build confidence going into your birthing experience. Research verifies taking a childbirth preparation class can greatly increase the overall satisfaction of the birth experience for both Moms and Dads.
Additionally, it has been found that taking childbirth classes facilitates:
increased communication of overall health decisions
better communication with partner
better relaxation and stress management skills
healthier lifestyle behaviors
increased birth satisfaction, even when the birth didn’t go as hoped
feeling more prepared for a second or subsequent delivery when the previous birth was upsetting
For complete class information including dates, times, and registration information, please visit our Childbirth Preparation Classes page.