Certified Lamaze Childbirth Classes

There isn't one RIGHT way to birth a baby. However, we believe there is one RIGHT way to prepare for whatever birth lies ahead. By educating yourself on your options, how to make informed decisions, and how to work together to have a positive experience. 

Take the fear, uncertainty, and confusion out of pregnancy and birth by attending a childbirth education designed to give you real, no fluff facts so you two can make the choices that are RIGHT FOR YOU!

***Contact Us for Military and Emergency Services Discounts ***

Insurance Reimbursement is often available with a class receipt.

Types of Classes We Offer:

 
 

GROUP LAMAZE CLASSES - $195

Our PREPARING FOR BABY: PREGNANCY, BIRTH & HOME Classes Cover: 

  • Pregnancy comfort, nutrition, and safety
  • Picking a care provider and place of birth
  • Labor Pain - Why and what to do about it
  • Different kinds of birth (non-medicated, medicated, induction, cesarean)
  • The natural process of birth
  • Coping strategies and the role of a partner
  • The role of interventions and how to decide which ones to use
  • After the birth: what to keep in mind - healing, caring for baby, and breastfeeding.

Parents expecting multiples can stay for an extra free hour of discussion and education.

Registrants for this class also receive handouts, a workbook, and complimentary review videos to watch at home!

A $65.00 nonrefundable deposit is due to hold your spot in the class. The remaining balance is due by the first day of class.


LAMAZE WORKSHOPS

Birthing Confidence offers 2 hour in-person workshops in Northern Virginia and online.

Latest Online Workshops

Current In Person Workshops


PRIVATE LAMAZE CLASS - $250

Schedule your private class sessions at times that are convenient for you. The class curriculum is customizable based on what you want to learn and your concerns and expectations. 

We tailor your class schedule to your needs. We can do them in small doses or a 1-day intensive.

Before booking, please email jamie@birthingconfidence.com to confirm we can accommodate your schedule. 

$250.00 for 6 - 8 hours of class time.  $100.00 deposit is required to hold your scheduled private sessions, and the remaining balance will be due before the first session. 


PRIVATE VIRTUAL LAMAZE CLASS - $200

Schedule your virtual class sessions at times that are convenient for you. The class curriculum is customizable based on what you want to learn and your concerns and expectations.

Be sure to have: A computer, internet connection, a microphone, and camera.

Before booking, please email jamie@birthingconfidence.com to confirm we can accommodate your schedule. 

$200 for 6 - 8 hours of class time.  $100.00 deposit is required to hold your scheduled private sessions and the remaining balance will be due prior to the first session. 


TOPICS WE COVER IN OUR CLASSES

  • How to achieve optimal nutrition during pregnancy
  • Common pregnancy and birth concerns
  • Pregnancy exercise and relaxation techniques
  • Picking a care provider and place of birth
  • Fear & Pain – let’s address it & look at the facts
  • The benefits of different kinds of birth (non-medicated, medicated, induction, cesarean, vbac)
  • The natural process of birth
  • Coping strategies and the role of a partner
  • The role of interventions
  • How to make informed decisions about interventions
  • Birthing positions
  • The gentle cesarean
  • After the birth: what to keep in mind – healing, caring for baby, and breastfeeding
  • What happens in postpartum to your body and mind
  • Partner’s postpartum role and other support
  • Problem-solving common fears in postpartum
  • Review of birth plan and role play of possible situations