Preparing Your Mind & Body
Join us as we navigate through the many birth options, helping you and your partner overcome fears and anxieties, learn relaxation positions and techniques and connect as a couple on a deeper level. Whether you are 100% sure you would like to plan for a natural birth or you simply want to learn as much as you can about pregnancy and labor, I believe these classes are for you!
We discuss the incredible capabilities of a woman’s body during labor and birth. You will learn what to expect during each stage of labor as well as learn how to confidently prepare for variations or rare complications.
Partner-coached focused so your labor partner knows how to confidently support and advocate for you in a loving way, while also setting any possible fears at ease. Classes will provide hands on practice of optimal labor positions, comfort techniques and encouragement.
You and your partner will receive real, first-hand experience from a mother of four who has had vastly different – in length and intensity – natural birth experiences, both in the hospital and safely at home.
Last, adjusting to a “new normal” after baby can be a wild ride! We discuss postpartum care, breastfeeding and baby care basics to help you and baby have a great start.
The Bradley Method® Childbirth Series
The Bradley Method® has been proven for generations as it has been helping couples for over 50 years! The classes advocate the natural process of labor without the use of routine drugs or unnecessary interventions, encouraging couples to know their options so they can be educated and empowered on their baby's birth-day. The Bradley Method® has the highest success rate of unmedicated vaginal births at over 86% - something no other childbirth method comes close to achieving!
Check out additional benefits of Bradley classes here. You and your partner will gain knowledge from start to finish, helping you feel prepared for labor, birth, postpartum, breastfeeding and transitioning to your new family.
This is a 12-week childbirth class series. I recommend couples join when they are in their 5th or 6th month of pregnancy to allow enough time for class completion. Includes a Student Workbook & access to the online Student Center.
12-Week Class Tuition: $350.00
6-Week Natural Childbirth Class
This option is perfect for the couple who wants comprehensive information but does not have 12 weeks to commit before baby’s estimated arrival. Although this course is not a traditional Bradley Method® course, it leaves parents-to-be feeling ready for their upcoming birth and journey into parenthood.
This series will also cover prenatal wellness, the stages of labor, partner support, labor positions, relaxation & comfort techniques, breastfeeding basics and postpartum care. Includes a Student Workbook & access to the online Student Center.
6-Week Class Tuition: $275.00
“We participated in the 12 weeks of classes with Amanda and LOVED IT! Amanda was so sweet and caring towards each couple there. She made learning fun and interesting with games and conversation as opposed to just lecturing or having us read. I can honestly say that where there was fear before, there is now excitement! I feel more prepared and am so glad that we chose to use the Bradley Method! Highly recommend Amanda!!!”
Krysti, mom of baby Nora
"Thank you for helping us achieve our dream! We are truly grateful for everything! Your class definitely made all the difference!”
Janna R., mom of baby Charlotte
“We wanted a natural birth and because of everything she taught us we were successful! Thank you forever!! I loved how in depth the classes were! I thought I knew a lot about birth already, but boy did I learn a lot! The class made me feel empowered and excited about becoming a mother. Amanda prepares you not only for birth, but for your transformation into motherhood.”
Ali F., mom of baby James
UPCOMING CLASS SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY NIGHTS, 7:00-9:15 PM
NOV 7, 2019: 6-WEEK NATURAL BIRTH SERIES
JAN 9, 2020: 6-WEEK NATURAL CHILDBIRTH SERIES
More classes may be started based on interest.
A little something extra!
You have me! During our time together I'm available via phone, text and email. Having someone to connect with during your pregnancy is invaluable and provides priceless peace of mind. You will also receive access to an online Student Center with additional handouts, including birth plan examples, labor positions and and evidence-based information.
You have other wonderful mamas for support, too! If interested, you may join a Facebook Birth in Confidence Group with other past and current students. This group is designed to provide encouragement and support during pregnancy, the journey into parenthood and beyond. Also, when the weather is nice we plan occasional play dates!
If you attend a full class series with me, you are welcome to attend another series complimentary for any future pregnancies.
Who doesn't love a discount?! Register for a class series and birth doula services together, and you will receive $50 discount!