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Childbirth Education

Helping you prepare for childbirth  

Choose group or private classes.

 

GROUP CLASS - 1 Day

The class is for couples and single families is a comprehensive one day, interactive workshop. Limited number of families to ensure extra personalized attention and safety. This class goes beyond your basics to dive further into understand and building confidence.

Class will be facilitated by Sonja Martin who is a childbirth educator, postpartum doula, mother, lactation educator, pelvic floor & core consultant,  La Leche League leader, yoga and meditation educator, and experienced hypno birther.

Co-facilitator Sarah Susnar is an ECE, mother, certifying sleep consultant, lactation educator and postpartum doula. 

This is a class designed to cover all of the basics as well as complimentary natural child birth practices.  We will dive into unique comfort measures, breathing techniques and build a strong foundation of the various birth experience. Suitable for first time families and those expanding their families. 

Class Dates:

  • November 20th 9am-4pm
  • January 22nd 9am-4pm
 Investment $145 + HST  ---- Register HERE

Price is per couple, reduced rate for singles.

Some topics include: 

  • comfort measures practice 
  • breastfeeding supports from birth
  • nutrition and exercise
  • stages and phases of labour
  • warning signs
  • pregnancy discomforts
  • natural labour supports
  • risks and benefits of interventions
  • pain theories
  • anatomy and physiology 
  • caesarean birth 
  • immediate postpartum new parent and baby needs

 Class Goals: 

  • provide birth options
  • supporting various learning styles 
  • support couples mental health, connection and partnership pre and postnatally
  • inclusive environment
  • explore fears
  • make lasting connections with other expectant families
  • explore alternatives to medical interventions
  • build skills for the new baby period

Plus:

Parents will receive works sheets, PDF's and many additional resources for future reference.

  • We are available by phone or email for ongoing support before and after your classes.
  • Students receive a 20% store discount with our store for 6 months post course. 

newborn baby

Private class option:

We can provide 3 hour private classes in your home or via zoom.

We recommend booking two sessions to be able to go through the whole childbirth curriculum.

Investment: $150 per 3/hr. session.

Add on a 2 hour New Baby Care class 

  • newborn care
  • soothing techniques
  • infant sleep
  • breastfeeding/chestfeeding
  • postpartum planning

Investment: $75 

This is a virtual or in person new baby class for families. Topics include: newborn care, bathing, massage, comfort techniques, siblings, swaddling, feeding cues, sleep and safety. Includes follow up instructional videos and resources. 

Class instructor accreditations Include:

Trained and Certifying Childbirth Educator (CAPPA)
Infant CPR trained
Certified Infant Massage instructor (CIMI)
Prenatal/birth yoga Instructor
Meditation Instructor
La Leche League Leader
Certified Postpartum Doula (CAPPA, DONA, Bebo mia)
Certifying Sleep Educator/Coach (Bebo mia)
Certifying Lactation Educator (CAPPA)
Insured members of The Association of Ontario Doulas