Birth Education Classes in West Texas
“the knowledge of how to give birth without outside interventions lies deep within each woman. successful childbirth depends on the acceptance of the process.”
you deserve to have an amazing birth!
Your Birth Boot Camp class will give you the tools you need to have an amazing birth! You will fill your “toolbox” with a variety of tools to use during your labor including relaxation, comfort measures, labor positions, and our top 10 tools for partners!
Birth is beautiful, but birth can be hard. Having someone who can get real with you about the feelings and emotional process while still empowering you to advocate for yourself during the clinical healthcare parts is important. Being a doula is full-service.
Chloe makes sure to keep up to date on all laws, research, and opinions related to birthing so that you can keep up to date with the most valuable birth news and perspectives.
This is Chloe’s life’s work. Passion is important. This isn’t just a clinical job. Chloe lives for making her life about birthing and babies and happy mamas! This is why she is your birth bestie!
COMPREHENSIVE CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION
Suppose you desire an unmedicated birth, are first-time parents, or are preparing for a VBAC. In that case, this Birth Boot Camp class will prepare you on all levels – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Workbook and supplies included. This class is taught over a 10-week period of 2.5 hours per session. Plus, 3.5-hour breastfeeding video.
Birth Boot Camp: Basic Training
This one-day Birth Boot Camp class is designed for the extra busy couple! Topics covered include basic nutrition and exercise to stay healthy and low-risk, what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean section, coping techniques and comfort measures, and writing a birth plan. The class is usually held on a Saturday. Your workbook and other supplies are included.
Birth Boot Camp: Training for an Amazing Hospital Birth
Our hospital class is designed for couple who is planning an amazing hospital birth but wants more than their typical hospital class. More education. More fun. More relaxation and labor practice. More information on interventions, including medicated and cesarean births. This class gives you the ability to make informed decisions as your birth unfolds. Workbook included. This class is 15 hours total, typically taught over six 2.5-hour sessions. Plus, 3.5-hour breastfeeding video.
Birth Boot Camp: Training for an Amazing Out-of-Hospital Birth
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor. While comfort measures and relaxation are taught in this class series, the “Comfort Measures: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor” workshop complements this childbirth class nicely. Workbook included. Class time is broken down into five 2.5 hours sessions. Plus, 3.5-hour breastfeeding video.
Comfort Measures Workshop
This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You’ll take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor. This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. We truly believe that our comfort measures class is valuable far beyond labor. This workshop is about life skills that you will use over and over again. It is also a great add-on to our other classes. Even if you take the 10-part series, these comfort measures and unique relaxation scripts will add to your birth experience. Workbook included. Class time is approximately 4 hours.
Food & fitness: a program for the childbearing year
Being healthy and low-risk will not only help you in the delivery room, but you will feel better during pregnancy, and birth, and recover more quickly postpartum. You will learn how-to’s in class and build a great physical foundation for your pregnancy, birth, and baby. Workbook included. Class time is approximately 3 hours.
Homecoming: Life with a New Recruit + MRE Course
This is your manual for early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5-hour video course included), newborn procedures topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. We know there is lots of information out there about caring for your baby. In fact, it is too much for a new parent to sift through. Beyond that, you need more than a book to learn about caring for your precious new baby. This class arms you with more than skills, it gives you comfort, community, and confidence. Workbook included. Class time is approximately 4 hours. Plus, 3.5-hour breastfeeding video.
Basic information about anatomy and where the baby currently lives. Simple, straightforward, and age-appropriate instruction about the birth process. Tips for your child on what they can pack for the birth in their own bag. Specific tips for you, the parent, on preparing your child for birth. A coloring page about them and the new baby. Activity page about the baby and birth. Tips for how your child can HELP at birth- we want them to feel special and be useful. Space for them to write or draw their own version of the birth story after the sibling’s birth in the workbook. Class time is approximately 1-2 hours
Hybrid Birth Classes
Want to take a quality birth class, but don’t have the time or energy to take a 10-week, 6-week, or even a one-day class? Hybrid classes are perfect for you! Pick any of my birth classes to take online during the week, and we will have a weekly meeting set up to go over the information and additional education. Your class workbook and all materials are included in the cost.
We have a lot going on here at Midland Doula!
April 22nd, 2023
June 17th, 2023
9 AM- 5 PM
This one-day Birth Boot Camp class is designed for the extra busy couple! Topics covered include basic nutrition and exercise to stay healthy and low-risk, what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean section, coping techniques and comfort measures, and writing a birth plan. Class is usually held on a Saturday. Your workbook and other supplies are included.