Childbirth Preparation: We offer classes in both English and Spanish.
Our three part Childbirth Preparation Series creates space for you and your partner to embark on this journey together. Every Saturday 10am-12pm at Spirit of Life Midwifery.
There is also an opportunity to have private classes if desired. In group classes you will have the opportunity to connect with other expecting parents, and ask any questions you may have.
We realize that your free time is valuable. Our small group or private sessions provide comprehensive information.
- How your body prepares for labor and how to recognize the signs of labor
- The stages of labor – what to expect at each stage
- Timing contractions
- When to call the Midwife – When to go to hospital, or birthing center
- What to expect when you arrive at the hospital or birthing center
- Natural Coping techniques (Breathing, Massage, Hydrotherapy, etc.
- Pain Medication Options Home vs Hospital
- Cesarean Delivery
- Tips for Partners
- Postpartum Care
- Baby Care
Labor is a normal body process and we like to offer you the most comprehensive information for a more fulfilling birthing experience. Our goal is to help you determine which options are right for you; for some this means using natural pain relieving methods, for others it means getting an epidural, or a combo of both! We offer unbiased, evidence based information on your birth Journey.
All instructors are certified childbirth educators, Midwives, or trained Doula’s that have attended numerous births throughout South Florida. We use a combination of slide and video clips to help illustrate various aspects of birth.
Childbirth Preparation is a 6-hour one-day intensive class, or 2 hours increments over three days. snacks are provided on the weekend intensive classes.
When to take: Third trimester
Class Cost: $150 for one or two people. This includes the pregnant mom and her partner or support person.