Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education is more than just the mechanics of a baby being born.  Childbirth education is about gaining the information and knowledge to make informed decisions about YOUR birth.  It is about being aware of possible interventions that may be presented to you, and having the confidence to ask the right questions when determining if the intervention is truly necessary.  It is about having awareness of what your body is doing in the course of each stage of labor, and knowing when to use appropriate coping mechanisms. It is having the knowledge about what can influence the progression of your labor, both positively and negatively. It is about understanding what is happening to your body postpartum, and what is needed to establish a good breastfeeding relationship.  It is understanding the interventions that are offered to YOUR baby after birth, and having the knowledge to make the most informed decision for YOUR baby. 

 

Birth and beyond childbirth education

The Birth and Beyond childbirth education curriculum I teach stands out from most other courses in that the education you receive encompass not only pregnancy and labor information, but detailed information on the commitment of a partner during labor, the effect the birthing environment has on labor, breastfeeding, postpartum, and newborn information. Birth and Beyond also has home birth and VBAC module that can be added to your series!  Click here to visit the Birth and Beyond Resources website to learn more about the organization. 

My courses are informative, interactive, and fun.  The series will leave you and your partner feeling empowered, educated, and informed to make the decisions to have the birth YOU desire, as well as feeling confidant in navigating your postpartum and breastfeeding/infant feeding journey.  Included in my series you will also learn Infant/Child CPR.  

I offer several different packages designed to help guide you in YOUR journey of pregnancy, birth, & beyond.

 

GROUP SERIES  ****Registration now open for the spring Weekend Series.*****

$400 per couple

Dates and times to TBD. Class will be held in Eastern Suffolk County.   

CBE course covering 16 hours worth of information

Infant/Child CPR (non-certifying, AHA Guidelines)

Spring Group Series 05-19

I am excited to announce this 3 class weekend series!  This course will be fast paced, and each day will be filled with wonderful information. Due to the fast paced nature of a shorter course, there will be some videos and activities that may be asked of you to complete during the week prior to class.  This course will be held in Rocky Point. 

Saturday May 4th 9am-1pm

Saturday May 11th 9am-1pm

Saturday May 18th 9am-2pm (hour longer to accommodate CPR portion of the class)  

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR GROUP SERIES 05-19

 

Add on Packages:

Lactation – $200

Additional 2 hour breastfeeding / infant feeding preparation course

1 Postpartum lactation visit or 1 hour postpartum check in

Lactation support via phone/text through the first three months after baby is born

Postpartum – $200

1 hour prenatal postpartum planning session

1 hour postpartum check in 

3 hours of postpartum support (Additional hours can be purchased for $40hr)

 

PRIVATE SERIES

Private series are held in the comfort of your own home, at your convenience. (Travel fees may apply)
Series can usually be completed in 4-6 weeks.

Birth & Beyond Classic– $600

CBE Course 16 hours

Infant/Child CPR  and choking

Special handmade gift bag

 

Birth & Beyond Plus– $800

CBE Course 16 Hours

Infant / Child CPR and choking

Additional 2 hour breastfeeding / infant feeding preparation course

1 Postpartum lactation visit or 1 hour postpartum check in

Lactation support via phone/text through the first three months

Special handmade gift bag

 

Birth & Beyond Ultimate-$1000

CBE course 16 hours 

Infant / Child CPR and choking 

Additional 2 hour breastfeeding / infant feeding preparation course

1 hour prenatal postpartum planning session

1 Postpartum Lactation visit

Lactation support via phone/text through the first three months

1 hour postpartum check in 

3 hours of postpartum support (Additional hours can be purchased for $40hr)

Special handmade gift bag

I believe that everyone deserves high quality childbirth education. Please do not let financial constraints deter you from seeking out the birth education you want.  I will work with families in financial hardship to obtain the education you want and deserve.  Use the contact me form to start the conversation. 

Birth & Beyond Resources also has a program to help families financially.  I will work with Birth & Beyond to help you obtain your birth education wishes.