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Having a baby is a life-changing experience, and it can be both overwhelming and exhilarating. Oftentimes to help relieve the anxiety in preparing for the birth, it is beneficial to enroll in childbirth education classes. These are wonderful opportunities to learn about the birthing process, the ability of your body, and to be around others who are going through the same journey with you.

Birth education classes help build your confidence in your body’s ability to give birth, give you the opportunity to discuss your concerns about labor with a like-minded community of mothers and instructors, allow your partner to learn about childbirth and to know best how to support you on your big day. You can learn about pain relief strategies and go on a tour of the center.  

At Beginnings Birth Center, we are happy to offer many childbirth education class options. We offer classes on labor and birth as well as on infant care including breastfeeding. We teach our classes on-site at the center and we have staff that oversees our classes. We look forward to getting to know you, educating and preparing you, and walking with you on your miraculous journey!

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

http://bradleybirth.com/jennamontgomeryJenna Montgomery, instructor   469-704-1885

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Wanting the BEST start for your baby? The Bradley Method series is designed for small classes with lots of individual attention. The standard length is 12 weeks covering 12 units of instruction. The Student Workbook is included with classes. It has over 130 pages with over 75 pictures and illustrations. Your local teacher of The Bradley Method is an independent affiliated instructor. 

By taking classes in The Bradley Method of natural childbirth, you will learn about:

  • Prenatal nutrition & exercise
  • Relaxation for an easier birth
  • Husbands as coaches
  • Birth plans and more!

Hypnobabies Colorado Springs

Madison Lopez, instructor (253) 266-1099

​​HypnobabiesCOS@gmail.com

https://www.hypnobabiescoloradosprings.com/class-schedule.html

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Have you ever wondered what is Hypnobabies? Hypnobabies is a very successful 6 week, 3-hours per week, complete childbirth education course that was adapted with permission from Master Hypnotherapist Gerald Kein’s “Painless Childbirth Program” techniques rather than using simple relaxation, breathing or guided imagery. This allows our Hypno-Moms to enjoy “eyes-open childbirth hypnosis”, easily remaining deeply in hypnosis while walking, talking and changing positions; being as mobile as they would like to be during childbirth. Hypnobabies is well-known for helping women to create much shorter, easier and more comfortable labors, making childbirth the joyful experience it was meant to be.

These are babies whose parents choose to easily and naturally prepare for childbirth using the Hypnobabies method of Hypnotic Childbirth, which some might call “hypno-birthing”. Hypnobabies however, is very different in that at Hypnobabies we teach real medical hypnosis techniques, creating an automatically peaceful, relaxing and more comfortable pregnancy, a calm confident Birth Partner, and an easier, much more comfortable  natural birthing for our Hypno-Mom.

Hypno-Mama For Birth with ENSO

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This 5-week childbirth class series uses hypnosis and meditation techniques to teach families vital skills which help facilitate a smooth pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. You will be empowered through evidence-based childbirth education, hypno-meditation techniques, and traditional labor coping skills. Families will leave class ready to take on all the twists and turns that labor and parenthood throw their way!

Childbirth Education by Westside Birth Connection

Candace McCollett, instructor   http://westsidebirthconnection.com/childbirth-education/

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I provide informative, interactive, confidence-building classes that leave parents with the feeling of trust in the child birthing process. The classes are eclectic in nature, pulling information from independent resources such as Dr. Robert Bradley, Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth, author Sheila Kitzinger and midwife Ina May Gaskin. We focus on breathing techniques and many different comfort techniques that I have learned from my experience attending births as a doula, both in the hospital setting and the home setting. I offer significant discounts for active military families, low income families and my current doula clients.

GROUP classes are offered on Tuesday evenings 6:30pm-9pm at Beginnings Birth Center. Group classes are 8 weeks long, which includes multi-dimensional instruction, a ten chapter student notebook, unlimited phone / email support, and a complimentary postpartum/breastfeeding visit. For a schedule of current classes, please visit my Facebook page. If you have given birth before, please feel free to pick and choose the classes you would like to be “refreshed” on, only $40 per class (see the class outline page on this website for more details).  

HypnoBirthing by Into Loving Arms

Colleen Newton, instructor     719-330-5551

hypnobirthing@intolovingarms.com

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Come learn deep relaxation techniques for a calm, peaceful pregnancy and instinctive birth experience. This class dispels myths, reduces fear and anxiety, and promotes a joyful expectancy for the upcoming birth of your baby. Classes are capped at 4 couples to make for a more personal experience and are filled on a first come, first served basis. Classes run for 5 consecutive weeks.

One Day Hybrid Childbirth Education by ENSO

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Don’t have the ability to commit to a 5-week series for childbirth education? We have created a 1-day childbirth class that combines in class and online content so that you will get everything you need with your tight schedule. 

Natural Labor Coping by ENSO (a refresher course only – not a comprehensive class for first unmedicated birth)

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Learn & Practice in this 3 hour class:

  • Create the optimal birth space
  • Breathing techniques
  • Positioning
  • Natural comfort techniques
  • How to avoid interventions

Learn to use these comfort tools: essential oils, birth ball, massage tools, rebozo and heat pack

Prenatal Yoga with ENSO

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Community + Movement + Laughter = A recipe for the best pregnancy ever!

This class is limited to women at all stages of pregnancy who have confirmed with their provider that prenatal yoga is a good choice for them. Whether or not you have practiced yoga before, you will enjoy making friends other pregnant women, stretching and strengthening your body, and learning more about labor, birth, and motherhood. Please bring water and prepare to be barefoot. Some mats are available to borrow, but if you have your own please bring it with you.

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MOST RECENT BLOG POST

Beginnings Bulletin: May 2018

We are so excited to announce that construction began last week on Beginnings Birth Center! Old walls are coming down and the new space is starting to take shape. The layout includes 3 birth suites, 4 exam rooms, a beautiful family – friendly waiting room, reception desk, education space, and kitchen.

Strength

“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

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