We want you to feel confident to give birth the way you envision, and prepared to welcome your new baby, in the way that works best for you and your family!

 

Comfort Measures for Labor Workshop Dayton Cincinnati

Comfort Measures for Labor + Birth Plan Workshops:

Join the doulas in either Cincinnati or Dayton for an evening of hands-on learning, and an overview of skills that you and your partner can use during labor. As always, admission to both workshops is included for all of our current Complete Package Birth Doula clients, and anyone else is welcome to sign-up as well. Pre-registration is required. 

Next Workshops Scheduled:

November 1, Cincinnati

December 6th, Dayton

 
 

How, When, Why Complete Birth Class Series: Dayton

Dayton's first non-hospital based birth class. Taught by professional and experienced doulas and childbirth educators, we will help you prepare for the birth of your baby with calm and confidence! We teach up-to-date information, and will guide you through topics over the course of 4 weeks, totaling 10 hours, including:

  • Birth Partner Communication
  • Writing a Better Birth Plan
  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • What to Expect in the 2nd & 3rd Trimesters
  • Anatomy of Labor and Birth
  • How the Position of Baby Effects Labor
  • The Labor Process
  • The Stages & Phases of Labor
  • TOLAC & VBAC
  • Comfort Measures & Positions for Labor
  • Medical Pain Relief Options
  • Common Interventions You May Encounter
  • The Welcoming Hour

Upcoming Class Start Dates:

  • October 15th, 2017
  • January 14th, 2018
 
 

Private Preparation for Birth & Preparation for Baby Classes

Looking for a birth class in Dayton or Cincinnati to meet your needs? Our private classes are taught in the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule, we promise you and your partner will come away feeling prepared and confident to give birth the way you want to, whether you are first time parents or have given birth before. Choose from our 9-hour Preparation for Birth or 3-hour Preparation for Baby courses, or combine both to get a complete, 12-hour series. Short on time or budget? We also offer a 3-hour private Mini Preparation for Birth class that will just cover the must-know basics about birth. 

Newborn Baby

Topics include:

  • Birth Partner Communication
  • Writing a Better Birth Plan
  • Common Pregnancy Complaints
  • Nutrition and Weight Gain
  • Common Prenatal Testing in the 2nd & Third Trimester
  • Anatomy of Labor and Birth
  • Squeeze, Squat, Squirm The GPS of Birth
  • Fetal Position Overview
  • The Labor Process
  • The Three Stages of Labor
  • Trial of Labor and VBAC
  • Homebirth
  • Non-Medical Pain Relief
  • Comfort Measures
  • Medical Pain Relief Options
  • Positions for Labor
  • Common Interventions You May Encounter
  • The Welcoming Hour
  • Infant bathing
  • Diapering
  • Safe sleep
  • Infant soothing techniques
  • Breastfeeding, pumping, and bottle feeding
  • Postpartum recovery
 
 

 
 

Group Birth & Parenting Classes

Modern Breastfeeding + Education Birth Classes

We believe that one of the best ways to learn and prepare for your birth is in a group setting with others who are in your shoes too. We work closely with Gillian Foreman of Modern Breastfeeding + Education to provide group class options in Cincinnati on topics ranging from:

  • Classic childbirth preparation (series and one-day options available)
  • Cesarean birth preparation
  • Breastfeeding, pumping, & bottle feeding
  • Baby care
  • All Mom's Support Group
 

Check out the Modern Breastfeeding + Education website for more details or to register!