Birth Boot Camp Comprehensive
If you desire an unmedicated birth, are first-time parents, or are preparing for a VBAC, this class will prepare you on all levels – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Online workbook included. This class series runs 25 hours and is typically taught over a 10-week period, or ten 2.5 hour sessions. Class is $325.
Class 1 – Defining the Mission: Why Natural Birth
Class 2 – P.T. and Chow: Physical Training and Nutrition for Birth
Class 3 – Setting Up Camp: Choosing Where to Birth
Chain of Command: Who is in Charge of Your Birth?
Class 4 – Countdown to D-Day: Final Preparations Before Giving Birth
Class 5 – Deployment: Baby on the Move
Class 6 – Supporting Arms: Mom’s Most Important Ally
Class 7 – Cadence: The Sights and Sounds of Birth
Class 8 – The Fog of War: Keeping a Clear Head in Labor
Class 9 – The Plan of Action: Establishing Your Priorities and Making a Plan
Mission Accomplished: The Immediate Postpartum Period
Class 10 – Life With a New Recruit
Homecoming: Life with a New Recruit
This is your manual to early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5 hour video course included), newborn procedures; babywearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Workbook included. Class is $100, and runs approximately 4 hours.
Comfort Measures: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor
This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You’ll take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor. This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. The beautiful workbook that comes with this workshop is one you’ll want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. Class is $100 and runs approximately 4 hours
Siblings At Birth
The tone for the growing family starts by the way we approach birth as a family. When children are included in the preparation for childbirth with their own birth class, they see the coming baby as a celebration. The Birth Boot Camp Sibling Class is not just about changing diapers and learning that babies cry. This class strives to prepare your child for the birth of the baby. The sibling birth prep class is $50, plus $15 for each additional sibling, and runs about 1.5-2 hours.
The Reboot Refresher childbirth class is designed for couples planning their second (or third or fourth) natural birth. The Reboot Refresher class is tailored just for you to address your particular concerns and needs for your subsequent natural births. Workbook included. Class time approximately 4 hours. $75 per couple.
Booked privately and taught in the comfort of your own home.
Training for an Amazing Out-Of-Hospital Birth
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor. While comfort measures and relaxation are taught in this class series, the “Supporting Arms: Amazing Strategies to Cope With Labor” workshop compliments this childbirth class nicely. Workbook included. Class is $200, and runs 10 hours, typically broken up into four 2.5 hour sessions.
Training For an Amazing Hospital Birth
Our hospital class is designed for the couple who wants more. More education. More fun. More relaxation and labor practice. More information on interventions, including medicated and cesarean births. They want to be able to make informed decisions as their birth unfolds. Workbook included. This class is $250, 15 hours in total, typically taught over six 2.5 hour sessions.
This one-day course is designed for the extra busy couple and is only available in person. Topics covered include basic nutrition and exercise to stay healthy and low-risk; what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean section; coping techniques and comfort measures; and writing a birth plan. Course runs 7 hours with a one-hour lunch break.