Childbirth Education Class

Our Childbirth Education Class will give you valuable information, open up avenues of support, and help to create confidence in your body’s abilities. Our goal for these classes is to not only educate but also create a community of birthing families and birth professionals.

Classes are taught  in Poulsbo on Sundays from 9-4. Snacks, beverages and a light continental breakfast will be provided.

Cost of series is $300.00 and we ask for a $100.00 deposit to hold your spot.

We have a special offered to Salmonberry clients that take our series and hire us as their doula.

What you will learn:

Physiology of birth and stages of labor

Self help measures to relieve many of the physical discomforts associated with pregnancy and postpartum

Healthy ways to reduce stress and anxiety during labor

Practice proven pain coping skills

Develop the confidence and trust in your body for birth and parenting

How to work with the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, birth and postpartum

Breastfeeding your newborn

How to write a personal birth plan

How to use a range of relaxation and comfort techniques during labor

How to take care of yourself and your baby post partum

How to address the changing needs of becoming a family

How to honor the difficulties and celebrate the joys of pregnancy labor and beyond

We have lots of cloth diapers, slings, rebozozs and baby back packs to explore.

Childbirth Education for the Greater Kitsap County including  Bainbridge Island, Suquamish, Poulsbo, Indianola, Kingston, Hansville, Bangor, Keyport, Seabeck, Silverdale,Bremerton and Port Orchard.