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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

Mini Workshop Series
Craniosacral Therapy Clinic for Infants and Introductory Tummy Time ™ Class
Womb Wellness & Maya Abdominal Therapies
Finding Emotional Balance and Well Being During Pregnancy
From Fondue to Mac and Cheese: A Talk about Couples and Intimacy during the Early Years of Parenting
Eating for Two, then Eating for You: Postpartum Nutrition for Healing, Breastfeeding & Getting Back to Pre-pregnancy Weight
Acupressure Techniques for Labor and Delivery

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

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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 is listed per couple.

Price: $225.00

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

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


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 is listed per couple.

Price: $200.00

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

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

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

Available Spaces: 1


Hypnobirthing

Learn more about the HypnoBirthing philosophy and technique. Price is listed per couple.

There are no available dates for this class at this time.


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 is listed per couple.

There are no available dates for this class at this time.


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 is listed per couple.

Price: $40.00

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

Available Spaces: 3

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

Available Spaces: 2

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

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


Newborn Care

Greet your new baby and begin your new roles of discovery and care with competence and confidence. Price is listed per couple.

Price: $100.00

Date: November 16, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

Date: January 11, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Available Spaces: 5


CPR for Infants & Children

Prevent, assess and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for children up to 12 years old. Price is listed per couple.

Price: $100.00

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

Available Spaces: 1

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

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


New Moms Group

Six week facilitated mom's group series.

There are no available dates for this class at this time.


Craniosacral Therapy Clinic for Infants and Introductory Tummy Time ™ Class

An introduction to craniosacral for babies and Tummy Time ™ class. Andrea Byers and Tomi Knutson

There are no available dates for this class at this time.


Womb Wellness and Maya Abdominal Therapies

This introduction to womb wellness will explore how traditional Maya healing wisdom is beneficially applied to modern times, especially around matters involving fertility and digestion. Lila Frechette

Price: $5.00

Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Available Spaces: 12


From Fondue to Mac and Cheese: A Talk about Couples and Intimacy during the Early Years of Parenting

Join us for a special talk about the general trajectory couples experience in their intimate relationships postpartum and beyond. Learn some basic and proactive tools of engaging with your partner during the early years.

Price: $5.00

Date: October 26, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 23


Finding Emotional Balance and Well Being During Pregnancy

Learn tools and tips on how to manage the emotional ups and downs of this major life transition into parenthood! Amber Schevon, LMFT

Price: $5.00

Date: November 2, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 23


Eating for Two, then Eating for You: Postpartum Nutrition for Healing, Breastfeeding & Getting B

Learn practical tips on optimizing nutrition while healing from birth and breastfeeding. Marni Weinstock

Price: $5.00

Date: November 8, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Available Spaces: 23


Acupressure Techniques for Labor and Delivery

Come and learn great ways to improve your birth experience with acupressure! Aimee Ruiz, L.Ac., Acupuncturist and herbalist

Price: $5.00

Date: November 9, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Available Spaces: 3


Meet the Doula Night

Learn about Birth and Postpartum doulas, their roles and Scope of Practice, get your questions answered, and meet some of the local doulas!

Price: Free!

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

Available Spaces: 15

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: February 15, 2015
Time: 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM

Available Spaces: 19

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