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Classes

Welcome to the BirthWays Classes! We appreciate you choosing BirthWays to be a part of your journey during this pregnancy and parenting experience! We have a wide variety of options available, from birthing and breastfeeding, to parenting and newborn classes. Use the links below to find out the current schedule for each class and how to register. Remember, we offer some great multi-class discounts, so be sure to take advantage of this benefit if you plan on taking more than one class with us. If you have any questions about the classes or how to register, please email Tisa for support.

To obtain a multi-class discount, sign up for a Childbirth Preparation Class at the regular price and receive 20% off of TWO New Parent and Baby Classes.
Enter the Promo Code BPP when you register to ensure you receive this discount. This offer excludes the Breastfeeding classes.
The discount only applies to the classes offered under the heading of New Parent and Baby Classes, and you MUST register for all the classes at the same time to qualify for the discount.

Please click on a class below to see the available dates.

Childbirth Preparation Classes
Childbirth Preparation (6 week series)
Childbirth Preparation Intensive (3-part series)
Hypnobirthing
Labor Support Techniques

New Parent and Baby Classes and Groups
Breastfeeding
Newborn Care
CPR for Infants & Children
New Mom’s Group – NEW

Workshop Series

View our upcoming weekend introductory workshops

Free Informational Classes
Meet the Doula Night – FREE
Homebirth Information Night – FREE
HypnoBirthing Information Night – FREE

yelp_logoCancellation Policy: If you cancel your registration at least 14 days in advance, 75% of your fee will be refunded or 100% credit towards a future class. If you cancel less than 14 days in advance or if you do not show for a class and fail to notify us by e-mail, your class fee will be forfeited. For questions or to cancel a class, please email classes@birthways.org

For providers looking to teach, offer classes, or rent BirthWays, please click here.


Childbirth Preparation

Complete childbirth class offered as a six week series. Topics include: common procedures and alternatives, stages of labor, creating your labor and support team, relaxation and breathing techniques, and comfort measures

Price: $225.00

Date: April 29, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: June 2, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 4

Date: July 1, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 6

Date: September 2, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: October 2, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: November 3, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8


Childbirth Preparation Intensive

Complete childbirth class offered as a three class series. Topics include: common procedures and alternatives, stages of labor, nature and purpose of contractions and what to do when you are having one, assembling a support team, relaxation and breathing techniques, and comfort measures

Price: $200.00

Date: May 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 6

Date: June 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: July 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: August 9, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: September 13, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: October 11, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: November 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: December 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8


Hypnobirthing

Learn more about the HypnoBirthing philosophy and technique

Price: $300.00

Date: May 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: September 8, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8


Comfort Measures & Labor Support Techniques

Review and explore new techniques to help you in labor and delivery. Learn first hand tips from a doula, childbirth educator and mom about what works to help you in the birth of your baby.

Price: $90.00

Date: May 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: October 19, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7


Breastfeeding

Learn how to get off to a good start, build a robust milk supply, recognize newborn cues, know your baby is getting enough milk, and strategies to prevent or address common difficulties. Partners strongly encouraged to attend!

Price: $40.00

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This date is full. Please send us an email to inquire about the wait list.

Date: June 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 3

Date: June 26, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 6

Date: July 14, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 4

Date: August 13, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: September 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: November 13, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8


Newborn Care

Greet your new baby and begin your new roles of discovery and care with competence and confidence

Price: $100.00

Date: May 3, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 4

Date: July 19, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Available Spaces: 6

Date: August 30, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: September 13, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8

Date: October 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 8


CPR for Infants & Children

Prevent, assess and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for children up to 12 years old

Price: $100.00

Date: April 26, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 4

Date: May 24, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: June 14, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5

Date: July 5, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: August 9, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: September 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: October 11, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: November 15, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7

Date: January 3, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Available Spaces: 7


New Moms Group

Six week facilitated mom's group series.

Price: $175.00

Date: April 29, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Available Spaces: 6


Meet the Doula Night

Meet local Birth and Postpartum Doulas face-to-face and ask those questions you've been wondering about.

Price: Free!

Date: May 18, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: June 15, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 14

Date: July 20, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: August 17, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: September 21, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: October 19, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: November 16, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: December 21, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: January 18, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: February 15, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20

Date: March 15, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Available Spaces: 20


Homebirth Information Night

Meet other families also considering a home birth and local midwives who can answer your questions.

Price: Free!

Date: May 18, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Date: June 15, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Date: July 20, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM


HypnoBirthing Information Night

Price: Free!

Date: August 10, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Available Spaces: 20

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