Certified Lamaze Childbirth Classes

Research has proven that taking a childbirth class can improve your birth experience and your confidence as a new parent. 

So why wouldn't you take a childbirth class?

The goal of our Preparing for Baby: Pregnancy, Birth, and Home class is to provide a balanced perspective; combining the benefits of natural pain management with medical practices, if needed so that mom can have positive and safe birth experience.

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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 - $25

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

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THE ONE HOUR CLASS - $75

Do you just have specific questions or want to run something by an objective person? Or maybe you just want to talk through a few topics related to pregnancy, birth or postpartum. Our one hour coaching/class session would be perfect for you.

We can meet at your home, over coffee, or over video conference to discuss whatever is on your mind. I'll share the latest research on the topic and we will talk through the pros and cons. Schedule your session today!

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


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