Other Classes & Circles
Natural Childbirth Weekend Workshop
March 9 & 10, 2019, 9:30am-5:00pm
Clackamas, Portland New Seasons Market (map)
This class is based on philosophies to help prepare for an empowered birth experience, to learn to work with your body and help eliminate fears. We believe that people learn best when it’s fun and interactive and include all learning styles. Our class is full of games, videos, practical hands on exercises and time to connect with the other parents.
You will leave class full of information on ways to be a participant in your birth, natural ways to cope and a feeling of readiness for you and your coach!
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
-Foundations to a healthy labour and how to stay low risk
-Learn practical ways your partner can support you through all stages of labour, even when you want things get hard
-Natural comfort measures, including acupressure and massage techniques
-How to pack a comfort kit for labour and provide mama more relief
-What you will experience in each stage of labor and learn when to go to your birth place
-Learn how to experience less pain in birth!
-Ways to help your baby into the best position for birth
-Creating a ‘labor-friendly’ environment, at home or in the hospital
-Epidurals – The compassionate use of epidurals, side effects etc.
-Become aware of all your choices in birth, learning how to advocate for your preferences
-Best ways to write a birth plan
-Transform your birth fears and learn how to avoid common interventions
-Learn what to do if complications arise and how to stay a part of your birth experience
-How to reduce your chance of a cesarean
-Your Placenta – Its job throughout pregnancy, and possible uses after birth to reduce Postpartum Depression
-Learn about yourself and your partner, what relaxes you physically, emotionally and mentally
Cost is $325 for the couple, Workshop location is Clackamas New Seasons Market. Class is from 9:30am-4:30/5pm, breaking for lunch and snacks.
Room is limited so to save your spot, so request the registration form to save your spot online!
Bradley Method Series
10 Week Series
April 23, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm
1207 East Reserve Street Vancouver, WA, 98661 United States (map)
WANT TO FEEL PREPARED AND CONFIDENT FOR BIRTH?
Come join us for a comprehensive and fun, 10 week birth series, based in the Bradley Method philosophies. We teach couples how to work together, be empowered, and give tools on how to achieve a natural birth. This class prepares you and your partner for positive birth experience and we’d love to have you join us!
Some of the topics covered include:
– Daily exercises to encourage a faster labour (based from Spinning Babies education)
– Ways to keep your birth low risk
– Breathing awareness for pain management
– Ways to cope with discomforts of birth
– How your coach can support you in all stages of labour
– Signs and stages of labour – know when to go to the hospital!
– Common interventions and how to avoid them, reducing your risk of cesarean.
– Pain medication options, risks and benefits
– How to make a Birth plan
– Relaxation practices & Mindfulness techniques for a peaceful birth
“I still rave 3 years later about the positive impact this class made on our birth experience! It was because of the techniques Sherilee so effectively taught in class as well as the support she provided leading up to giving birth that kept us strong and made it possible for us to have an amazing natural childbirth!”
$375 per couple, Classes always fill, so register soon to save your place!
During this class, Amy Rainbow, a Certified Babywearing Consultant will help you create your own unique babywearing plan, customized to your lifestyle, goals, and budget.
You will learn about the latest carrier types, their uses and which one could be the best fit for you. Each couple will get a personalized fitting (with a real weighted doll) and send you off with confidence for the first time you carry your precious baby!
Workshop intended for one caregiver or two co-caregivers prior to welcoming baby, but is beneficial at any time. This workshop will not have specific carriers sold, but all participants do get access to deals with local partners.
Class is limited to 6 couples, online registeration is required to hold your space. $29 per couple.
More detailed info and ticket orders at adjoyn.com/services