We have four class options:

  • Comprehensive Six Week Childbirth Class 

  • Four Hour Review Class for Repeat Moms and Dads

  • Spinning Babies® Parent Class

  • Power Class

-Scroll to the bottom of the page for detailed class descriptions-

  COMPREHENSIVE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

  

  Our 6 week series is continuing and is currently available online   with weekly Zoom follow up meetings in a class setting for personal   interaction. Call Carolee at 604-0927 or 224-9024 for details. 

  

Thursdays: Starting May 14th, 6:30 pm.(late June through mid- August due dates)

Class Fee                                                  $200

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)*             25

FOUR HOUR REVIEW CLASS

Temporarily on hold due to Covid-19.

Class Fee:                                         $ 80

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)       $ 25*

GUIDED SPINNING BABIES ® PARENT CLASS

There is a new format due to the Covid-19 situation. Parents will watch the Parent Class DVD followed by a live Zoom class

Call Carolee at 604-0927 or 224-9024 for details. 

Thursdays: Starting July 9th, 6:30 pm.

(late August through mid-October due dates) 

Class Fee                                                  $200

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)*             25

APRIL CLASS- (date to be determined).

Class Fee:                                         $60 

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)   $25* 

There is a maximum of 5 couples

Thursdays: Starting Sept.10th, 6:30 pm.

(late October through mid-Sept. due dates)

Class Fee:                                               $  200

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)*:            25*

MAY CLASS- (date to be determined) 

Class Fee:                                         $60 

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)   $25* 

There is a maximum of 5 couples.   

POWER CLASS- text Naomi at 209-0603 for details

Thursdays: Starting Nov. 5th, 6:30 pm.

(late December through mid-Feb. due dates)

Class Fee:                                               $  200

Deposit (to hold your spot in class)*:            25*

Temporarily on hold due to Covid-19. 

Class fee:                                         $160

Deposit: (to hold your spot in class)   $25

*   deposit is deducted from class fee;  balance  due  by 1st day of  class, unless previously paid online or weekly payment plan has been arranged

 

All classes are held in downtown Redding at the offices of Redding Midwifery Center, 1727 South St. 

 

 

Comprehensive Six Week Classes: (each class is approximately 2 hr. 15 min, while last class is 30 min. longer)

Our classes are a fusion of principles found in Bradley and Lamaze classes while also incorporating principles of Spinning Babies®, movement, and visualization.  Our classes are perfect for moms planning to deliver at home, at a birthing center, in a hospital, or for those still trying to decide!  

Both first time mamas and experienced moms will benefit from our classes.  Our classes will make any mom feel more prepared and ready to face the unknown journey of childbirth.  And we love helping dads find their purpose and role as coach, as unique individuals, during the childbirth experience. Together, you will be empowered to advocate for yourselves as needed throughout the birth process.

 

Nervous about being a single mom?  Don't be!  Grab your mom or BFF and attend together; we'd love to have you join us!  

 

We'll help decrease your worries, lessen your anxiety of the unknown, and equip you with a strategy to face unexpected decisions with a peaceful inner confidence.  Join us for a hands-on, engaging journey of preparation for parenthood and learn how to:

 

  • Prepare your mind and body for the athletic event called labor

  • Manage early labor at home

  • Relax and work with your labor and not against it

  • Use positioning to facilitate your labor's progress

  • Help ensure a positive birth experience

 

Topics for our six weeks include Nutrition and Exercise, Nuts and Bolts of Labor, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Interventions,

Meeting the Challenges of Breastfeeding, and Coming Home- Now What?

 

Review Class (4 hours)

  This class is a great review for anyone who has had a previous childbirth class, whether with Grace Doulas or elsewhere.  Review labor relaxation and breathing, acquire renewed confidence in your ability to manage all the stages of labor, and build teamwork and trust with your partner. You will learn visualization techniques, usage of the rebozo, Spinning Babies® exercises to promote optimal positioning of the baby, and advocacy questions to navigate through decision making.  

Minimum of 3 couples needed for class to take place. 

Guided Spinning Babies® Parent Class-  (NEW FORMAT DUE TO COVID-19)

  • Online Parent Class video streaming/download from the Spinning Babies® website

  • Access to the Spinning Babies® Parent Class Materials and Handouts  

  • One hour virtual consultation, via Zoom, to go over questions and practice techniques

 

  This class highlights your baby's active role in birth.  During labor, baby needs to pass through the "3 levels of the pelvis".  Learn techniques to help your pelvis and its muscles that support or restrict your pelvic levels.  Together, you and your birth partner can use these techniques before and during labor to help "make room for baby!"  Spinning Babies reveals how the baby can find optimal positions for labor, and make birth, and pregnancy, more comfortable!  Learn exercises to help bring balance to your body before labor begins.  This class is for expectant parents only. 

Maximum of 5 couples per class. 

Power Class  (9 hours total)

  Our newest class offering for those with limited time!  Prepare for your upcoming labor and birth in one intense weekend filled with 8 hours of instruction.  Class will begin with 2 hours on Friday night and follow with 6 hours on Saturday (besides the lunch break).  Stages of physiologic birth, labor relaxation and positioning, interventions, breastfeeding, and postpartum.

Minimum of 3 couples needed for class to take place. 

  • Credit Cards accepted using PayPal

  • Payment plans are available

  • Square Cash usage available

  • Receipts available for pre-tax

      medical savings accounts