Childbirth Preparation Classes

THE CLASSES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  • Landmarks of the Pelvis
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Female Body
  • Daily Essentials (Spinning Babies ® exercises)
  • Stages of labor
  • Hormones associated with labor
  • Emotions leading up to and during labor (mom & partner)
  • Relaxation and Breathing techniques
  • Movement and positions for labor with and without the rebozo
  • Spinning Babies ® techniques for pregnancy and labor
  • Comfort measures partner can help facilitate during labor
  • When to get to the hospital or birth center
WE ALSO COVER
  • Positions for the second stage of labor.
  • Variations of labor
  • What to expect at a hospital birth
  • Necessary vs. unnecessary interventions
  • How to get Evidence Based Care
  • Advocacy
  • Pharmacological pain relief options
  • Cesarean births
  • Postpartum healing and expectations
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Your newborn
OTHER INFORMATION
  • Please wear comfortable clothing or yoga attire that will not inhibit stretching and exploring different positions. We do a lot of movement in class so it’s key to be as comfortable as possible.
  • Feel free to bring water and snacks.
  • Beautiful Mexican rebozos for sale at a very affordable price!
  • In the event of an emergency or a client in labor, I very infrequently must cancel class. Should this happen you will receive an email ASAP.  There will always be a make up class within 7 days.
  • I am also available for birth consultations as well as private classes customized to your individual needs. Classes held in the comfort of your own home and last approximately 3 hours. $100 per hour.
  • Serving Los Angeles, Hollywood, Silverlake, Westwood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Santa Monica and Studio City.