Prenatal Childbirth & Postpartum Care

Education Workshops

(All workshops/classes listed below are being offered remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep you safe and follow social distancing guidelines)

 Childbirth Education Workshop

with Milly Friedman

Take Day 1 & 2 together for:

$250 (Village Doula Collective Clients)

$300 (anyone else)

Day 1  (10 am to 4 pm)

This comprehensive workshop offers learnings about the anatomy and  physiology of pregnancy and birth. The idea of “physiology before force”, how to apply this to your pregnancy and birthing time. We will discuss and do activities to support mental preparation, an overview of the “hormone cocktail of birthing”, comfort measures as well as advocacy tools for both the Birthgiver and their Birth Partner.  

Private Childbirth Education is also available. Click here to contact

Please email Milly for information on taking only day 1 (without postpartum workshop)

Postpartum Mom & Baby Care Workshop with
Kelly Campbell

Take Day 1 & 2 together for:

$250 (Village Doula Collective Clients

$300 (Anyone else)

Day 2  (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)

In this workshop we will focus on what comes next after baby
arrives. We will go over some essentials of newborn and mom
care. We will create a plan for your postpartum period that is
specific to your family and chat about what to expect. You will
leave with handouts, recipes and so much more, this will be
everything you need to know about adjusting to your new life with
your newborn.

Please email Kelly for information on taking only day 2 (without Childbirth Education Workshop)

Hospital Birth Preparation and/or Comfort Measures for Birth

with Ricky Issler

$80 for Hospital Birth Preparation Workshop only (approx 1.5 hrs)

$80 for Comfort Measures Workshop only (approx 1.5 hrs)

or $140 for both together (approx 2-3 hrs)

You are unsure about doula support or are choosing not to hire a doula, but you would still love some guidance prenatally to prepare for your hospital birth.  I'm happy to help!  Having attended many births at all the hospitals in Edmonton and surrounding area, I am very familiar with all of the protocols and procedures and can give you the information you need to navigate your way through your hospital birth experience and know about all of the options available to you, helping you have an empowered and positive birth experience.

 

Add on the Comfort Measures Workshop where you will learn techniques to stay calm, comfortable and relaxed during your labour and your partner will learn what they can do to support you.

Hypnobabies® Childbirth Hypnosis Classes

with Ricky Issler

$400

(if registered 3 weeks prior to class start date)

Hypnobabies is a 6-week complete childbirth education course where mothers easily learn very effective self-hypnosis techniques to be able to stay calm, relaxed and comfortable during their birth experience.  We teach a very deep form of hypnosis which takes moms far beyond deep relaxation and breathing techniques.  Hypnosis actually conditions the mind, through repetitive training, to convert birthing sensations from painful sensations to comfortable ones.  Expectant mothers use learn how to use "Hypno-anesthesia" - a medical hypnosis technique that people employ when preparing for surgery without any drugs.  With numerous hypnosis tracks, detailed workbooks & handouts, hypnosis scripts and online support from an international network of Hypno-moms and instructors, Hypnobabies® Childbirth Hypnosis will increase your confidence, eliminate your fears, and allow you to enjoy your baby's birth in comfort, joy and love!

See our Hypnobabies page or Ricky's website for more information.

Private Prenatal Education

with Heather Hill

$200 for 5 hr workshop

For families that may not have a birth doula, but would like personalized education, instruction and hands on support to prepare for birth and the postpartum period.

5 hours of instructions in the client’s home

Topics include Physiology and Anatomy of Birth, Comfort Measures for Labour, Postpartum Birther and Baby, Breastfeeding Basics

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