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 Workshop:

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 for added comfort, whether you are getting the epidural, want to go unmedicated, or aren't even sure what you want yet!

May 2nd, 2018- Dayton

June 6th, 2018- Cincinnati

 
 
Birth Plans

ONLINE Workshop: All About Birth Plans:

Join us virtually for a workshop focused on helping you write an effective birth plan! We will give you the tools you need, and walk you through the process. Topics include:

  • Partner Communication
  • How to Write a Birth Plan
  • How to Use a Birth Plan Effectively
  • Options, Choices, and Local Resources

April 25th, 2018- ONLINE


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!