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Childbirth Education Essentials

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A one-day, group class for you and your partner to prepare yourselves for birth: Understand the labour process, fill your toolbox, and find your calm and confidence as you prepare for the big day. Email to register. *Spaces can fill quickly for this class, early registration is recommended!


Event Location: The House of Now, 536, 5th St. Courtenay

Cost: $150 per couple 


Join us for a one-day, 8.5 hour childbirth class that covers the essentials all families need to prepare for labour. 

This is a comprehensive curriculum that covers the anatomy and physiology of birth, stages of labour, medications and interventions, the hours immediately following birth, and so much more. 

You’ll find that this class is engaging, interactive, and thorough, leaving both you and your partner confident and prepared: gaining a greater understanding of the birth process, practicing strategies and techniques for comfort and coping during labour, and uncovering and demystifying fears and concerns leading up to your big day. 

Fee for the class is $150, and includes the expectant mother + one support person, muffins+fruit+coffee, lunch, and a course manual to take home. 

*Max of 6 couples; space is limited, register early to ensure your spot!*

About the Instructor:

Andrea Postal is a Certified Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator with a passion for supporting families on their personal and unique birth journey. After welcoming her own beautiful babies into the world, birth work was a natural extension of the reverence and passion she’s always had for birth, women, families, and the sacred passage into parenthood. Andrea trained and certified with DONA International as a Birth Doula in 2014, and Certified as a Childbirth Educator in early 2017. In addition to attending births and teaching classes, Andrea facilitates a community postpartum group, offers in-home postpartum support, and provides professional placenta encapsulation through her business, In Bloom Births.

Earlier Event: March 25
Childbirth Education Essentials
Later Event: November 3
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