Childbirth Education

Blissful Births offers a selection of childbirth education approaches and formats. These are basic descriptions of each. If you'd like to know more about each class, or the pricing scales, all of that information is on the specific page for that class.

Birthing From Within® Classes

Birthing From Within Classes typically focus on an attitude of mindfulness; birthing and living in awareness, as well as working with what ever birth brings. Most often couples come together as small groups of three to six in an intimate, nurturing class environment. It will cover a lot of practical information including labor, birth, emotional preparation, informational preparation, postpartum, and caring for your newborn. This is done avoiding typical lecture, instead using thought-provoking dialogues, memorable exercises, and interesting videos.

Preparation for Parenthood Classes

Preparation for Parenthood Classes are a comprehensive series of classes that include childbirth, breastfeeding, and parenting education in the full series, or each in parts. The focus is on empowerment and creating the birth experience that each family feels is right for them. They are private classes, done mostly one-on-one with couples, or in small groups. The classes range 6 to 12 hours of education. The format is flexible, but most commonly done over 3-5 weeks.