Whether you are looking for a private or small group class, we offer a variety of childbirth classes designed for every kind of expecting parent.  Small group classes include: Labor and Birth, Baby Care Basics, Breastfeeding Basics, Lamaze and HypnoBirthing® and more!

  •  Labor and Birth is a two-session workshop that covers the labor and birth process including an overview of the physiological process of labor, birth & recovery, the support person’s role, comfort measures for pregnancy, labor & birth, breathing and relaxation techniques, positions to promote labor progress, effective pushing, common hospital practices, labor medications, induction and augmentation of labor, cesarean birth, early post-partum and recovery.
  • Baby Care Basics covers all the essentials of caring for your baby including baby feeding & sleep cycles, diapering, swaddling, bathing, soothing with the 5 S’s, circumcision, umbilical cord care, and early postpartum recovery.
  • Breastfeeding Basics is a single session workshop that covers  beginning breastfeeding with your baby including how to get started, positioning to optimize latch, feeding & sleeping patterns, hunger & satiation cues, promoting a good milk supply and more.
  • The full Lamaze childbirth class series is a 12 hour, 3-4 session workshop that is a more in depth Labor and Birth course and inlcudes elements of basic breastfeeding and early postpartum recovery. Workbook included. Shorter refresher class for second (or more!) time parents also available.
  • New! HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method childbirth class is a 13 hour, 5 session workshop that covers ways to use deep relaxation as a method of breathing peacefully into the birthing process. Book, digital relaxation recordings and scripts included.

*Individual breastfeeding classes, infant care classes, lactation, infant massage consultations also available.

Private classes are taught out of my home in Lake Balboa for individual couples. Small group classes starting soon at What A Babe! studio in Sherman Oaks.