Classes & Events

Birth Junkies

Come join us to learn, share, and support each other as doulas and birth professionals.  This support group is for any and all birth workers, who support women prenatally and postpartum, to come together

We meet on the 1st Thursday of every month from 7-9 pm. 

Birth Chat

Are you pregnant or have you recently given birth?  Join us for birth chat and support each other through the prenatal and postpartum period.  Ask questions, share your birth story, and help other families learn through community.

We meet on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-9 pm .

Placenta 101 & Encapsulation

Learn about the history, anatomy, & functions of the amazing placenta, as well as the benefits of encapsulation. See what all the placenta does & has to offer postpartum for soon to be moms.  This class is taught by Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist Emma Whitlock.  She is a certified birth doula and home birth midwife assistant, who specializes in placenta health and care.  

Free for expecting families

Registration is required

Next Class

July 8th from 7-8:30 pm

Peanut Ball Uses in Labor

These classes are taught by Certified Peanut Ball Instructor, Emma Whitlock.  She focuses on the many uses of the peanut ball for natural and medicated birth, as well as for in home use and hospital use.  Emma is also a certified birth doula, certified placenta encapsulation specialist, home birth midwife assistant, 

Professionals Class

Learn about the peanut ball, how to use it, & its great benefits during labor. This workshop will cover positions to use the peanut ball at home or in the hospital, especially to help with an epidural.

 

$85 for professionals

worth 3 DONA approved CEUs

Receive a FREE position chart!

Parent Class

This class is the same as the professionals peanut ball class, but geared towards parents and how best to use the ball for birth support.  Learn about the peanut ball, how to use it, & its great benefits during labor.  We will cover positions to use at home or in the hospital, especially to help with an epidural

$25 (includes 2 tickets)

Receive a FREE position chart!

The Safety of Home Birth 

Are you interested in having a home birth, but not quite sure what that really means?  Are  you unsure about the safety and the protocols of having your baby at home?  Join home birth midwife. Rosie Messina ,as she goes over all the ins and outs of having a safe home birth, answers questions, and educates you on all your options.

This class is free, but requires registration. 

Please register each guest separately, even if they are your partner.

Next Class

TBD

Breastfeeding

This class is taught by Lisa Falkenstein.  Lisa is a certified lactation counselor (CLC) and a certified postpartum doula (CPD) that has served the community for over 10 years. She brings years of experience working hands on with breastfeeding & postpartum families.  Many of the families she serves, transition back to work while maintaining their breastfeeding relationship.

Breastfeeding: 

Getting the Right Start

This 1.5-2 hour class  is designed for the expectant mother and their partner.

 

It covers breast anatomy, nipple evaluation, positioning and latch-on, evaluating a feeding, sore nipples, engorgement, nipple confusion and much more. It is designed to empower you and give you multiple resources to use throughout your breastfeeding journey.

$50 a session (includes 2 tickets)

Next set of classes:

July 15th from 7-9 pm

August 12th  from 7-9 pm

The Employed

Breastfeeding Mother

This 1 hour class is designed for those moms who will be going back to work while breastfeeding.  There is a half hour question and answer session following the class.

“How am I going to keep up breastfeeding and work?” This is a question working moms face every day and it seems overwhelming. This class describes how to successfully combine working and breastfeeding. Includes how to select a breast pump and breast milk storage. You will leave empowered and with solid resources.

$50 a session (includes 2 tickets)

Next set of classes:

July 19th from 10-11:30 am

August 16th from 10-11:30 am

Fertility, Pregnancy, & Postpartum:  Nutrition & Health

These calsses are taught by Aubrey Phelps  who is a registered functional nutritionist specializing in perinatal and pediatric nutrition. She believes in a holistic approach to health, focusing on all aspects of health and wellness. Aubrey works to find the root causes of imbalance and then craft a unique plan, specific to the needs, goals, and imbalances of her client. Her passion is helping women re-establish balance, being a resource, and providing a village for her clients. Aubrey is also a momma to three little ones earth-side and three angels she has yet to meet.

Optimizing Your Fertility 

Trying to conceive can be stressful in the best of circumstances.  In this class we will discuss the different modifiable factors that influence fertility and can help support a healthy pregnancy and baby.  The focus will be on nutrition and lifestyle considerations, like key nutrients for egg and sperm health, as well as timing to optimize your chances for success.  This class id ideal for those trying to conceive, suffering from infertility or secondary infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and those preparing for IVF or other fertility treatments.  

$75 a session (includes 2 tickets)

Please register each guest separately, even if they are your partner.

Next Class

July 13th from 7:30-9:30 pm

Radiant Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great joy and often great anxiety! In this class, you will learn how to best support your growing little one, as well as your own changing body. Using nutrition and lifestyle changes, you will discover ways to help reduce the common discomforts of pregnancy, nourish your body and baby, and prepare for labor, delivery, and beyond. This class will also focus on changes you can make to help mitigate your risk for complications, including gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. This class is ideal for the first and second trimester.

$75 a session (includes 2 tickets)

Please register each guest separately, even if they are your partner.

Next Class

July 18th from 12-2 pm

Replenished Postpartum 

Once baby comes, the focus often shifts from mom to the new baby. Unfortunately, this can lead to a lot of negative effects on mom's health, including depletion, postpartum mood disorders, breastfeeding issues, and difficulty bonding with baby. The transition into motherhood is a challenging one, even when adequately nourished and rested. This class will focus on ensuring you are doing what you can to set yourself for a healthy, supported postpartum period, as well as discuss the nutrition and lifestyle considerations essential for helping mom recover from birth while caring for baby. This class is ideal in the third trimester or newly postpartum. 

$75 a session (includes 2 tickets)

Please register each guest separately, even if they are your partner.

Next Class

July 27th from 7:30-9:30 pm

Coming Soon

Daddy Camp

Home Birth Centered Childbirth Education

Hospital Birth Centered Child Birth Education

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