Berkshire Prepared Birth Class

natural birth

Prepared ChildBirth Class Pittsfield, MA, $200 per couple

A 3-week class. Meets week day evenings usually 6:00-8:00 pm, but we’re flexible.  Email us to schedule. This is a semi-private class so you receive personal attention. Limited to 1-2 couples. Meets in Pittsfield, MA near Berkshire Medical Center.

Over three weekly meetings couples will have the time to ask questions and build upon their relaxation and labor coping techniques preparing for a natural birth experience.

This class will give you the confidence and skills to have a birth experience without medication.  It is taught by a certified childbirth educator and doula who had two amazing natural births and can offer you personal guidance, affirmation, and support.

In addition to learning about the birth process couples will gain an understanding about what happens after the birth and how to make postpartum a smooth transition.  Topics include:

  • The power of childbirth
  • Practical strategies to prepare for giving birth
  • Breathing & Relaxation practice each meeting
  • Labor signs
  • Labor positions
  • Labor comfort tools
  • Birth place options
  • Practical ways fathers or support people can help
  • Newborn Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum Changes

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