Class Content

Class Topics Include:

  • Building a pain coping mindset
  • Preparation to birth in awareness, not to achieve a specific birth outcome
  • A special class just for fathers and birth companions
  • Feeding and caring for your baby – baby care basics
  • Practice many ways to cope with pain during labor
  • Understanding  laborland behavior and etiquette
  • Taming your “Birth Tigers”
  • Honoring birth as a rite of passage
  • How to get information and give informed consent
  • Doing the “next best thing”
  • Wise and compassionate use of drugs and epidurals
  • Understanding labor physiology

Based on the Birthing From Within approach, this course will incorporate

  • group discussion
  • pain coping practicing
  • birth art
  • video
  • self-discovery