We offer a range of education options to support you along your journey from before pregnancy all the way to parenthood. Our classes are small, intimate, and highly interactive, allowing you to get to know the other new and expectant parents.
the birth journey (read more)
This in-depth, interactive childbirth education class covers late pregnancy wellness and self-care, coping techniques for labor, care and support options in the birth center, and postpartum care and support for mom and baby. The class includes a section specifically designed to help you know what to expect if you are planning a birth center birth and another on how to work together with the hospital team to make decisions about medical treatments and get the support you need if you have your baby at the hospital. Participants have opportunities to practice relaxation and active birthing techniques in the birth center environment. This comprehensive course is a must for all first-time parents or those who have not experienced un-medicated labor and birth. View Schedules + Register
expecting more: a childbirth refresher focused on creating a positive birth experience (read more)
If you’ve already given birth, this interactive workshop will help you reflect on your prior birth(s) and plan for a new and positive experience with your next baby. You will have a chance to ask questions about how things work at the birth center and refresh your learning on labor, birth, and mother/baby care after birth. The workshop includes an opportunity for you and your partner or birth companion(s) to practice comfort and coping techniques in our birth suites. View Schedules + Register
breastfeeding basics (read more)
Prepare to get breastfeeding off to the best start possible. Learn how breastfeeding works, latch and positioning techniques, how to know when and how long your baby needs to nurse, how to produce enough milk, breast care, preventing and managing breastfeeding challenges, and how to fit breastfeeding into your lifestyle. This class is a must for anyone breastfeeding for the first time. View Schedules + Register
new moms group (read more)
Come to our clean baby-friendly environment and meet other new moms. Each expert-led weekly meeting has time for questions, support, and discussions of the topics on the minds of new moms. You’ll learn infant massage and developmental play activities to do at home, too! View Schedules + Register
Our classes are small, intimate, and highly interactive, allowing you to get to know the other new and expectant parents in your class.
newborn care basics (read more)
Come together with other expectant parents to learn about care of your baby after you go home. Topics covered include normal newborn appearance and behavior in the hours and days after birth, monitoring your baby’s wellbeing, swaddling, diapering, and bathing your baby, arranging to have the support you need in the early weeks postpartum, working with your baby’s pediatric care provider, and much more. This class is strongly recommended for all birth center families and required for first-time parents. View Schedules + Register