Let's say you're going on a trip.
You know where you want to end up, but how are you going to get there? What do you want the journey to look like? You'll need different knowledge and supplies if you're flying, road tripping, or cross country backpacking, right? You see what we're getting at here, right? Birth is the same way.You know you're destination is a happy healthy baby in your arms, so let's talk about your journey to get there!
Through Your Birth Experience, we walk you through the process of envisioning your ideal birth, whether that's all natural, with an epidural, a planned cesarean birth, at home, in the hospital, or anything in between. You and your partner will be equipped with the tools and information that you need to make it a reality, even when things don't go according to plan. We will also explore you and your partner's communication styles to help you communicate with each other and the rest of your support team so that they provide the kind of support that best suits you.
We recognize that pregnancy is a busy time and often times expecting parents don't have weeks to set aside for a class. That's why this is class is a concise but complete 6 hour session, where you will leave with everything you need to have your ideal birth experience.
When: July 23rd, 12pm-6pm (including breaks and a provided lunch)
Who: You! This class is for everyone having a baby, whether you're actively planning to go unmedicated, to get an epidural, or if you have no idea or want to go with the flow.
Where: In the comfort of a private residence in Jeffersontown, KY. The address will be provided for you after registration.
The Perks: Includes a Your Birth Experience parent manual, 5 total hours of instruction covering:
- in depth, evidence based information on the process of childbirth and potential intervention
- a unique approach to envisioning your ideal birth experience
- practice labor comfort and relaxation techniques
- learning about your unique communication styles and medical decision making styles to help you create the best environment and birth team for your birth experience
- creating a birth plan to communicate your needs and desires to your birth team
The Cost: $160, includes class instruction for the pregnant person and their partner, class materials, lunch and refreshments, membership to student facebook group, and ongoing virtual and phone support from your instructor up to 6 weeks after your baby is born.