Natural Childbirth Education for Cleveland Families!
Plan and prepare for the most transformative experience of your life!
Cleveland Natural Birth is thrilled to offer expectant and new parents a variety of classes for the childbearing year. We use the Birth Boot Camp childbirth and parenting education curriculum and Lamaze principles coupled with personalized coaching techniques, to curate truly exceptional classes and workshops for growing families. Our distinctly collaborative education model is modern and full of evidenced-based information from WHO recommendations and the Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative, midwives, obstetricians, doulas, lactation consultants, chiropractors, nutritionists, physical therapists, and a community of perinatal experts. Our training will help you have an intentional, joyous, and positive pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding experience!
Comprehensive Hospital Birth Series
This series is designed for couples who desire the optimal natural hospital birth experience. You will gain valuable information, insights, tools, and exceptional communication skills to prepare you for an awesome labor and birth. In a distinctly collaborative learning environment, we will explore your birth philosophy and goals, and how to make sure they are in alignment with the birth team you choose, the hospital you select, and the decisions you make throughout pregnancy and labor. We guide you and your partner to take actionable steps, so you can have a truly informed and satisfying birth experience. We learn all about common tests and procedures during pregnancy and labor, anatomy and physiology of birth, variations of normal labor, birth plans, natural comfort measures and mindfulness exercises, avoiding unnecessary interventions, and when medical assistance is truly appropriate. We dig deep into understanding and respecting the sacred process of birth, uncovering how to trust your intuition as authoritative knowledge, all while building strong relationships with your expert care team. 4, 2.5-hour classes, $250. Preview the Hospital Course student workbook.. Next course: May 3/10/17/23, 6-8PM @ Core Life Chiropractic in Shaker Heights. Register HERE!
Comprehensive Home Birth Series
The Birth Boot Camp Out-Of-Hospital Childbirth Education program is designed, specifically for families planning to have their baby at a freestanding birth center or at home. This 4-session course covers anatomy and physiology of labor, normal variations of labor and birth, natural pain relief strategies, comfort measure techniques, and discusses the practice of mindfulness with relaxation and visualization exercises. Couples leave this course feeling exceptionally confident, excited, and prepared for their transformative birth center or home birth experience! 4, 2-hour sessions. Preview the Out-Of-Hospital Curriculum.
Natural Pain Relief Strategies
This Comfort Measures workshop is designed for couples who want to know more about natural pain relief options and labor comfort measures, to help them confidently navigate birth. During this hands-on class, we explore valuable tools and techniques that can help mom and her partner stay relaxed, comfortable, and positive during labor. We will also address a variety of labor positions and their benefits. Birth partners will leave this class with a deep understanding about how touch and intimacy can impact a person in labor. We will conclude this class with a discussion on the importance of relaxation in labor, and a guided visualization exercise. Partners will approach their baby’s due date with confidence, knowing how to support mom throughout labor and birth. 2.5 hours, $75. Preview the Comfort Measures workbook. Next course: June 7, 6-8PM @ Core Life Chiropractic in Shaker Heights. Register HERE!
If you have already had a natural birth and simply want to brush up on your childbirth education, a refresher course is available. 3 hours, private course by request.
Homebirth Preparation EXPRESS
This private course is designed for couples planning a home birth, that prefer more individualized attention, at a condensed pace. We cover most of the same topics in the longer home birth course, including: variations of normal labor, relaxation and visualization exercises, preparing your home, and extended comfort measures. Couples leave this course feeling rooted in confidence, excited, and ready for their transformative home birth experience! 4 hours. private course, by request. $165