Childbirth Education Classes in Oakland

There are 2 classes offered in Oakland. Classes appear in order of start date.

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YogaLove Oakland

Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga

Pre and Postnatal Yoga is designed to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum participants simultaneously. Through meditation, hatha yoga and community building, participants diminish the discomforts of pregnancy and the postpartum period, connect with their babies, prepare physically and mentally for the challenge of labor and parenthood, and build relationships with other parents. Precrawlers are welcome and childcare for older children can be provided upon request.

Cost: $20.00

30 classes for a total of 1 hours

Classes meet Wednesday Friday from 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Classes start May 15 and end August 28

3851 Market Street , Oakland CA 94608

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Intuitive Birth

HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method

HypnoBirthing® recognizes the impact of thoughts and emotional state on the physiology of labor. These classes are dynamic and fun; rich with information about the birth process and how to work with your body and baby, how the birth companion plays an integral role in labor, and guidance to create your birth plan and make informed choices in any birth setting. You will learn... - How the mind and emotions affect the body - Why labor hurts and why it doesn't have to - Releasing fear, the enemy of labor - Preparing your mind and body for birthing - How to avoid interventions - Developing ultimate-depth relaxation - Understanding the stages of labor - Preparing your birth plan - Tapping into your own natural relaxant - Breathing your baby down for birth

Cost: $375.00

5 classes for a total of 15 hours

Classes meet Sunday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Classes start August 25 and end September 29

The Heartbeat Collective
3630 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland CA 94609
(510) 847-5902