Events

We're always up to something in and around Cincinnati & Dayton. Check out what's coming up below.

All About Birth Plans!

Learn how to write and use a birth plan, or birth preferences, effectively!

May 22, 2018

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Pumping & Bottle Feeding Basics

Returning to work with a breastfed baby at home? We have answers about pumps, milk storage, maintaining your supply, and more!

May 31, 2018

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Comfort Measures for Labor Workshop: Cincinnati

Join our birth doulas for a hands-on workshop designed to help you and one labor support person feel more prepared and confident to handle labor, no matter what your birth plans include.

June 6, 2018

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Comfort Measures for Labor Workshop: Dayton

Join our professional doulas and other couples from the Cincinnati and Dayton region to learn hands-on comfort measures for labor skills so that you can feel prepared for labor, no matter what your birth plans include!

July 11, 2018

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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.

Topics Include

  • Birth Partner Communication
  • Writing a Better Birth Plan
  • Common Pregnancy Complaints
  • 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
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Group Birth & Parenting 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
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