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Sat, Aug 31



Preparing for an Empowered Birth Intensive: August Session

The comprehensive birth preparation series that centers you as the expert when it comes to your body, your baby, and your birth.

Preparing for an Empowered Birth Intensive: August Session
Preparing for an Empowered Birth Intensive: August Session

Time & Location

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Aug 31, 2024, 10:00 AM – Sep 01, 2024, 6:00 PM


About the event

Prepare to step into your power in BIRTH.

In this course, you will:

  • Build a deeper understand of what an “empowered birth” looks like for you;
  • Break down the nuances of physiological birth and how modern medicine can both support and hinder your body’s natural processes;
  • Go over strategies for responding to your body’s cues for a smoother and more efficient labor experience;
  • Practice communicating assertively and effectively with your care team.

This course includes:

  • 6 hours of evidence based instruction;
  • 3 hour in-person lab to go over labor positions, comfort measures, and ways to be priming the body for birth through movement;
  • Exercises and activities to practice applying what you’ve learned to real life labor scenarios;
  • Group discussion and reflection -based activities to develop strategies for problem solving and risk assessment;
  • Partner exercises to building confidence and connection to help you both get on the same page when it comes to your preferences;
  • Step by step frameworks for building your own daily practice routines so you can prepare your mind and your body for the marathon of birth;
  • Full color PDF course workbook with pages that can be printed, cut out, and packed in your labor bag;
  • Birth plan checklist and template
  • Digital Educational Resources Guide with my favorite evidence based resources to further support topics discussed in class;
  • Ample time for Q&A.

Class Schedule:

Saturday Session will meet virtually from 10am -5pm with 1 hour lunch and two 10 minute stretch breaks.

Sunday Session will meet in person from 3pm-6pm.

Class Location:

Virtual session will be held live on Zoom.  The class will be recorded and a link to watch the replay will be available to anyone who can't make the scheduled timeframe.

In person session will meet at a private location in Berkeley, CA.  Address will provided to participants upon registration.


  • Family Ticket

    This ticket is good for one family. You may have as many family members as will be a part of your birth team participate in the virtual session with this ticket, but due to capacity limitations, only 1 family member may attend the in-person lab.

    +$8.75 service fee



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