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Childbirth Class Series - 4 weeks

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This 4 week class is designed for those who don't have enough time for a 12 week Bradley class series but who would still like to understand:

  • The basics of a normal labor and delivery
  • How to manage pain
  • How to stay low risk and healthy
  • What challenges and interventions they may encounter (and what to do about them)
  • How to be well supported by their partners/support persons

Each session will include labor rehearsal, activities, and video enrichment.

Workbook, phone/email support, and additional resources are included.


Class meets once a week for 4 weeks.

Each class session is 2.5 hours long.

Class meets online via Zoom. Contact us with any questions!

Private sessions are also available.


Course Outline:


Week 1 – The Basics

  • Basic pain management strategies
  • How to stay healthy and low risk
  • Labor Stages
  • How your partner/support person can help


Week 2 – Labor Support

  • Advanced pain management strategies and options
  • Positions and advanced techniques
  • When to leave for the birth place
  • What is a normal labor and birth?


Week 3 – Planning your birth

  • Priorities: how to decide what is most important to you
  • Common challenges and interventions
  • How to avoid major interventions/complications (Cesarean. episiotomy, induction)
  • How to tell if your provider is on the same page as you


Week 4—The First Days

  • 3rd stage labor
  • Preparing for postpartum and the fourth trimester
  • Bonding and recovery
  • What to expect in the early days


Add-on class options available:

  • Breastfeeding class
  • Baby care class


Instructor Alexandra Puppelo, MA, is fully affiliated with the AAHCC. This is not a Bradley Method class.


***Disclaimer: Alexandra Puppelo, MA, is not a medical professional. Course content and instruction shall not be misconstrued as medical advice. For medical questions about your pregnancy, labor, delivery, and postpartum concerns, consult your medical provider. ***