We teach using the Birthworks International Curriculum.
6 Week Series
May 9 - June 13 (Tue)
July 20 - August 24 (Th)
September 7 - October 12 (Th)
November 7 - December 12 (Tue)
June 10/11 (FULL)
Classes are taught at The Juniper House in Chesapeake
6-week Comprehensive Series
Ideal for first time parents or for someone who has perceived a previous birth as a negative experience.
One evening a week for 6 weeks from 6:30-8:30pm.
Ideal for parents who need childcare for siblings, have unusual work schedules, or fast approaching due dates.
Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.
We work with your schedule especially if you and your partner have long shifts, or don’t feel comfortable in group settings.
2 sessions needed, each being is 2.5hrs long.
All sessions take place at The Juniper House in Chesapeake.
$175 per session
Every participant/couple is provided with a folder that contains valuable handouts, exercises and information.
In our class, we cover:
Emotional preparation for birth, exploring own beliefs and attitudes about childbirth as well as recognizing concerns
Nutrition and exercising
Relaxation techniques and comfort measures for pregnancy, birth, and beyond
Hands-on practice and labor tools for partners
Understanding the importance of a safe birth environment
Recognizing the stages of labor and birth, coping techniques
Optimal fetal positioning and pelvic positioning to help you understand how you can open it up for your child and make it an active participant in the birthing process
Assessing medical interventions and procedures, understanding them, benefits and alternatives
Grieving, healing and preparing for unexpected birth outcomes
Preparation for the “fourth” trimester/postpartum and feeding options
BirthWorks International has a unique approach that focuses on strengthening the birthing instinct within pregnant peoples. Even though we are in an industrialized and modernized world, BirthWorks International teaches that it is possible to create a pregnancy, birth, and postpartum environment that embraces a calm and natural birthing experience.
*We offer a 5% military and first responder discount.