Education

Birth Steps Childbirth Education

Upcoming 2014 dates:

3 Sessions: January 28, February 4, February 11
Tuesdays, 6:15 – 8:30pm

3 Sessions: April 3, April 10, April 17
Thursdays, 6:15 – 8:30pm

Price: $100 | Alliance JCC Members: $75
ID: 10128

Preparing for the birth of your baby is an important and valuable choice. Empower yourself to make the best possible decisions by being educated about birth and possible interventions. Own your birth! Take the steps to uncover any fears that may limit you, I will help guide you to follow your heart and trust your birthing instincts.

To Register:
Alliance JCC
401 Elmgrove Ave Providence RI 02906
Contact Leah or call Alliance JCC at 401-421-4111

In addition to these scheduled classes, individualized, private, in-home classes as well as group series are offered. Contact Leah if you are interested.

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Upcoming 2014 dates:
1 session: Tuesday, February 25 or Tuesday, April 29
6:30 – 8:30pm
Price: $35 | Members: $25
Class location -  Alliance JCC401 Elmgrove Ave Providence RI 02906
ID: 10129

Whether this is your first baby or you are adding another child to your family, this early parenting class gives you a look into bringing your baby home.  Topics include what to expect physically and emotionally, how to care for yourself and your baby (babies) as well as older siblings, attachment and role and relationship changes as you become a parent or add to your family.  Build confidence and trust yourself as you define your parenting style and become the parent you want to be.

To Register:
Alliance JCC
401 Elmgrove Ave Providence RI 02906
Contact Leah or call Alliance JCC at 401-421-4111

Baby Moon Education Weekend Retreat

baby moon, childbirth retreat, baby moon get away, mystic baby moon, childbirth classesBaby Moons are the trendy pre-baby vacation for couples to spend time together and relax before baby makes three (or four). This Baby Moon Weekend Retreat combines that fun getaway with your childbirth education needs.

We will incorporate education on normal birth and it’s emotional and physical aspects. Between meals and outings, our time together will include discussions, group activities, demonstrations, videos, creative expressions, movement, time to experiment and continue to build your trust in birth. Learn more and register.

 

VBAC Education

Only 8% of Moms attempt a VBAC, but of those who plan one, 80% deliver vaginally. I love supporting and educating families about VBAC, I have witnessed in others and personally experienced the healing effects and the sense of empowerment attained through a VBAC. Private, in-home education or group classes may be arranged. If you have a few friends thinking of VBAC, I’m happy to help you organize a group session.

 Lactation Education

Private prenatal breastfeeding education helps you have a glimpse into what to expect and to have a general basis of breastfeeding baby, benefits of breastfeeding, children asking about breastfeeding, siblings breastfeeding, cute baby face, baby hand on faceunderstanding of breastfeeding in preparation for your baby(ies) arrival. Once your baby(ies) come home, solid, early support helps you get off to a positive, strong start. In-home or in-hospital consultations can guide you to confident nursing and can assist in managing common early breastfeeding concerns.

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