Remote live childbirth education classes

There are 3 live, virtual classes available for enrollment. Classes appear in order of start date.

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Penny Simkin, Inc.

Penny Simkin's Childbirth Preparation

Come away from your series feeling confident and prepared with skills to cope with labor, ask key questions about your care, communicate your preferences for birth, and transition to your new role as parents of a new tiny human! Taught by Penny's long-time assistant Katie Rohs. Comprehensive eight week series for families including topics such as late pregnancy, the onset of labor, and working with physiologic birth. Bonus class solely devoted to comfort measures and working with the intensity of labor. Each series also includes two classes focused on early breastfeeding and newborn care.

Cost: $375.00

This is a live, virtual class.

This class meets from July 12 to August 30.

Classes meet Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

This class meets 8 times for a total of 22 hours.

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MaternityWise International

EpiDoula - Advanced Skills Training

MaternityWise offers AMAZING topics to make your birth support skills stand out! Advanced Training: EpiDoula. (Attend in-person or virtually) Gain real, practical skills to use when clients have an epidural. Significantly reduce complications. Specific epidural-maternal-fetal positioning and hands-on practice for doulas who want to do more to prevent bad outcomes. This workshop will provide you with skills that are not found in any other program and you'll be learning from a birth professional with 30 years of experience. "This workshop is worth every penny, as it has completely changed the way I am able to doula my moms with epidurals. My great outcome stats speak for themselves!" - Jenny Marx

Cost: $275.00

This is a live, virtual class.

Class meets Friday July 22 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

This class meets once for 6 hours.

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Parent Trust for Washington Children - Great Starts Birth and Parenting Education Program

The Lamaze® Birth and Parenting Preparation Series - Kim James, BDT(DONA), ICCE, LCCE

What we do in class: •Practice labor pain coping skills and techniques • Practice position and alignment skills for the most efficient labor and birth • Create birth environments that enhance your ability to cope • Manage fear, stress and anxiety for childbirth and parenting challenges • Practice making shared decisions with our medical care providers • Learn when medical tools and procedures enhance health and well-being and when they do not • Learn how to use pain medications for maximum satisfaction and effectiveness • Discover new skills for postpartum communication and harmony with your partner • Learn breastfeeding skills for easier initiation • Practice skills for calming newborns and getting more sleep

Cost: $315.00

This is a live, virtual class.

This class meets from October 3 to November 21.

Classes meet Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

This class meets 8 times for a total of 16 hours.