Birth Boot Camp specializes in preparing couples for an amazing pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience. Please check out the class options and their descriptions below. If you are unable to attend a live class there is online options.
Birth Boot Camp: Training for an Amazing Out-of-Hospital Birth If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor. While comfort measures and relaxation are taught in this class series, the “Comfort Measures: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor” workshop compliments this childbirth class nicely. Workbook included. Class time 10 hours, typically broken up into four 2.5 hour sessions. Cost: $200
Birth Boot Camp: Training for an Amazing Hospital Birth * coming soon* Our hospital class is designed for the couple who wants more. More education. More fun. More relaxation and labor practice. More information on interventions, including medicated and cesarean births. They want to be able to make informed decisions as their birth unfolds. Workbook included. This class is 15 hours in total, typically taught over six 2.5 hour sessions.
Food & Fitness: A Program for the Childbearing Year Being healthy and low-risk through nutrition and exercise will not only help you in the delivery room, but you will feel better during pregnancy and recover more quickly postpartum. Birth Boot Camp has designed a program especially for you. Build a great physical foundation for your pregnancy, birth, and baby. Read the 50+ page workbook cover to cover, or use it as a reference. Class time approximately 3 hours. Cost: 90$
Comfort Measures: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor * coming soon* This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You’ll take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor. This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. The beautiful workbook that comes with this workshop is one you’ll want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. Class time approximately 4 hours.
Homecoming: Life With a New Recruit This is your manual to early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5 hour video course included), newborn procedures; babywearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Workbook included. Class time approximately 4 hours. Cost: $100
Breastfeeding: The Ultimate MRE This downloadable video, taught by IBCLC Mellanie Sheppard, includes: expert advice, specific instructions on how to breastfeed, tips on how to properly latch and prevent nursing pain, how to know if your baby is getting enough milk, stories from other moms, troubleshooting problems, returning to work and pumping your milk, nursing in public with confidence, and much more! Running time: Approx. 3.5 hours