Our Classes, Workshops, & upcoming Events

All offerings are available to any pregnant person (you don't have to be our doula client!), and partners are encouraged to join for free.

Birth doula clients receive free childbirth ed, and 25% off workshops.

CLASS

Preparing For Childbirth - Lamaze

$175 / private class

$200 / group class

We have two options for childbirth ed, both taught by Bria (Lamaze certified childbirth educator):

  1. ​Private class: This class is 2 hours long, taught online or in the client's home.  Class is tailored to your unique needs.  This is a good fit for clients who have birthed before.

  2. Group class:  This class is 7 hours long (we take breaks!) and taught online.  The class is Lamaze-style, and goes over everything you need to know about birth so that you can create a plan, and prepare for unexpected changes.

 

In both classes, we'll cover all of your options - not just your hospital "policies". 

Sample Agenda for Group Classes:

  • Part 1: learn about pregnancy, and begin prepping for labor and the idea of pain, and the stages and phases of labor. 

  • Part 2: review physiological birth (what to expect if your body just does its thing - with no interventions), and non-medical comfort measures.

  • Part 3: let's talk about options and possibilities for medical interventions, including inductions, pain meds, and Cesareans.

  • Part 4: what to expect after baby is born - birth of the placenta, newborn procedures, postpartum, and an intro to infant feeding (breast/chest feeding, pumping, supplementation, etc.). 

While class can be taken any time during pregnancy, we recommend trying to schedule it between 26-32 weeks. 

Upcoming group offerings:

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Sunday, February 27, 2022

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WORKSHOP

Preparing for Postpartum Workshop

$50 / workshop

Our workshops are 1-session, 2-hours long.  Currently, these are offered in a group setting over Zoom.

Everyone prepares for birth, and the baby... but we often forget to prepare for our own postpartum journey!  This workshop is focused on the needs of the parents.

  • Healing: bleeding, cramping, tearing, incisions, and diastasis recti. 

  • Physical needs: an extended rest period, nourishing food, loving touch.

  • Emotional needs: asking for help, postpartum mood disorders, maintaining your relationship with your partner, and new personal identities.

Upcoming Workshop: None at this time.  In lieu of the workshop, book a private coaching session with Bria!

WORKSHOP

Lactation Workshop

$50 / workshop

Our online workshops are 1-session, 2-hours long.  Currently, these are offered in a group setting over Zoom..

This workshop will go over all of the breast/chest feeding basics, pumping, and bottles.  We will guide you in developing a feeding plan for you and your baby.

Upcoming Workshop: None at this time.  In lieu of the workshop, book a lactation service with Tabitha!

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WORKSHOP

Newborn Basics Workshop

$50 / workshop

Our workshops are 1-session, 2-hours long.  Currently, these are offered in a group setting over Zoom.

The goal of this workshop is to teach you how to care for a newborn.  We'll cover:

  • Physical needs: sleep, eat, poop, bathe, dress.

  • Emotional needs: comfort, stimulation, etc.

  • Safety: car seats, babywearing, etc.

Upcoming Workshop: None at this time.  In lieu of the workshop, book a private coaching session with Bria!

EVENT

Parent Group

Free!

An informal space for pregnant or newly postpartum parents to connect, find community, and ask questions of each other or one of our doulas.

We meet weekly, virtually.  Attendees are not required to be Bright Earth Doulas clients.  Join whenever you can!

Schedule: every Thursday, 10am - 11am CST

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