Birth Preparation    $300

18-hour birth preparation classes designed for families who are planning hospital, birth center, or home births. Up to 5 expectant couples (birth partners welcome) per class. Please inquire about individual classes in your home if you are unable to attend our listed dates. 

  • Understanding the Pregnant and Birthing Body

    • Anatomy & Physiology

    • Basics of Body Mechanics: Preparing for Birth and Postpartum

  • Demystifying Prenatal Care

    • The Tools of the Trade

  • Rites of Passage

    • Birth as a Mystical Experience

  • Physiologic Labor & Birth

    • Holistic Stages of Birth (as defined by Whapio)

    • The Golden Hours: The Immediate Postpartum

  • The Fourth Trimester

    • The Breastfeeding Relationship

    • Attachment and Discipline

  • These Are My Hours

    • Documentary film featuring Emily and Carey

    • Q+A and commentary about the film

Individual Classes

If you would like to have a private class in your home, at your convenience, please contact us for availability.

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