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Schedule an extra 90 minute in person session

This purchase is for a single 90 minute in person session within 30 miles of Sandy Utah. If you live farther than that and still want an in person session, please contact me for a quote than includes a travel fee.

Basic Online Childbirth Class

Affordable option

Learn on your own terms.

8 Online Modules that can be completed at your own pace and at your own time. A budget friendly option for people who want to prepare on their own in private.

This course includes only the online educational content. It does not include any private sessions, instructor access, or supplies for activities.

Prepare for Birth

Covers everything from healthy pregnancy to recovery from birth and newborn parenting.

Relaxation
Sound
Files

Downloadable relaxation and visualization exercises.

Interactive
Learning

Play around with learning activities to help you understand difficult concepts.

Six Months Access

Review and revisit at any time in the six month window -- even when you're in labor!

Included Modules

Complete Childbirth Class With Personal Access

Most popular option

Learn on your own terms.

This hybrid class includes online learning and online sessions to learn labor skills. You can do the learning on your own time and schedule the hands on session at your convenience. One online session of up to 90 minutes can be scheduled during the course This session is highly customizable, and can include learning relaxation, breathing, visualization, partner massage, and more. We can adjust the topics if you would like, or if you have a specific need. Extra sessions are available for an additional fee.

Online learning includes videos, handouts, interactive activities, scenarios, and audio relaxation exercises. You’ll get a course workbook, a box with all the materials to complete the exercises, and labor skills reference book.

Birth
Preparation

Covers everything from healthy pregnancy to recovery from birth and newborn parenting.

Relaxation
Sound
Files

Downloadable relaxation and visualization exercises.

Instructor
Access

I'll be available to answer any questions by email, and you'll get a 90 minute online session to talk about what's important to you.

Materials Included

US based families will get all the materials to complete the exercises through the mail.

Included Modules

Activity Box

Collage of items from activity box

Many of the activities in this course are hands on learning. This course comes with a box with all the materials you’ll need to complete the exercise. No printing, no gathering materials, you’re all set!

Stacking the Deck for a Great Birth

I hope you enjoy this free sample class that will give you lots of information and activities that will help you to figure out what kind of birth is the best fit for you and how you can best prepare to get the birth you want. You’ll learn more about how the placenta works, how to know if your water has broken and what you should do if it has, and you’ll get an audio track to help you relax with a mind vacation.

If you like what you experience here, and you want more, I hope you’ll enroll in one of my complete childbirth preparation classes where you can learn much more as you prepare for your birth.

Scenario: Did My Water Just Break?

Expectant parents discussing with midwife

Clarifying What’s Important to You

Choosing Your Birth Place and Team

Using Leapfrog to Research Hospital Options

Complete Childbirth Preparation with In Person Session

This hybrid class includes online learning and a personal hands on session to learn labor skills. You can do the learning on your own time and schedule the hands on session at your convenience. Hands on sessions may be done anywhere within 50 miles of Sandy Utah, or within 75 miles for an additional travel fee.

Online learning includes videos, handouts, interactive activities, scenarios, and audio relaxation exercises. You’ll get a course workbook, a box with all the materials to complete the exercises, and labor skills reference book.

Includes lessons on:

  • Normal Physiology of Birth
  • Common Variations
  • Medical Interventions
  • Communicating with Care Providers
  • Planning for Birth
  • Labor Techniques
  • Transition to Parenthood

The hands on sessions are up to three hours long and include learning relaxation, breathing, visualization, partner massage, and more. They can be completed in one or two sessions.