Dayton’s Private Childbirth Education

Finally, birth classes that won’t put you to sleep.

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Communication and Comfort Measures : $100

This info-packed course is a great supplement for experienced parents who want to brush up on current options and methods of natural and medical pain relief. You and your partner will identify and interpret your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding birth to help you develop an accurate and effective birth plan. We will explore medical pain relief options as well as non-medical comfort measures. You and your partner will learn about and practice a variety of positions for labor and birth. You will feel refreshed and prepared to birth your baby with confidence. Class time is approximately 2 hours.

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The Process & Positions : $125

In this in-depth class you will gain an understanding of the labor process and your medical pain relief options as well as natural comfort measures. You and your partner will identify and interpret your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding birth to help you develop an accurate and effective birth plan. You will learn and practice a variety of positions for labor and birth, and we will discuss and examine different fetal positions and how the baby cooperates with you throughout your progression. This is a great class for new and experienced parents who want to explore their options and improve their coping skills. Class time is approximately 2.5 hours.

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Completely Natural Birth : $150

In this interactive class we navigate the three unique stages of labor and learn which non-medical comfort measures to utilize for each stage. We will delve deeply into natural comfort measures and you and your partner will practice natural methods of relieving pain and pressure. Both of you will identify and interpret your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding birth to help you develop an accurate and effective birth plan. We will explore common and not so common fetal positions, and we’ll conclude by extensively reviewing and practicing a variety of positions for labor and birth. You will expand your knowledge of the labor process and have a clear understanding of coping mechanisms, giving you the confidence you need to have the experience you desire. Class time is approximately 3 hours.

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Labor and Birth with Medical Relief : $150

This engaging and bias-free class was designed specifically for women who know they want medical pain relief. You and your partner will identify and interpret your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding birth to help you develop an accurate and effective birth plan. We will discuss common pregnancy complaints and how to prevent and alleviate them. We will explore the labor process and the three unique stages of labor and what you can expect with medical relief. You will learn what pain relief options are available to you and how to maximize the benefits of them. We will also briefly discuss coping techniques for early labor and the time you spend waiting for medical relief. Class time is approximately 3 hours.

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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) : $200

This class is your comprehensive guide to planning for a VBAC birth. We will explore all of your options, including providers and birthing locations in the area who are supportive of VBAC births. You and your partner will identify and interpret your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding birth to help you develop an accurate and effective birth plan. You will learn the anatomy of birth and navigate the entire labor process to give you an in-depth understanding of what is happening every step of the way. We will cover medical pain relief and non-medical comfort measures that can offer relief for each stage of labor as well as your options for immediately following the birth. You and your partner will learn about and practice a variety of positions for labor and birth to maximize your labor’s efficiency and your chances at a successful VBAC. Class time is approximately 4 hours.

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Comprehensive Childbirth Class : $400

This thorough and engaging class covers everything you need to know to have a complete understanding of your pregnancy, birth, and immediately postpartum. You will “pack” your birth bag along the way and utilize exclusive tools to explore your thoughts, feelings, and expectations surrounding the entire labor and birth process, creating confidence in your birth preferences and the creation of an accurate and effective birth plan. We will navigate the physiological process as you engage in discussing the emotional, physical, and mental stages of pregnancy and labor. We will take an in-depth look at interventions and procedures so you are able to make informed decisions regarding your care. We will explore medical pain relief options, and you and your partner will learn and practice natural comfort measures and a variety of positions for labor and birth. You will have the knowledge and practical skills necessary to confidently prepare for and experience your very best birth. Class time is approximately 8 hours, and can be broken up into 2 4-hour classes.

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Looking for infant care classes?

We don’t offer them. We offer something better! If you want one-on-one, hands-on, compassionate guidance on learning your baby’s cues, discovering your baby’s unique needs, and exploring the best ways to meet them, you want a postpartum doula. We will come to your home and empower you to care for your little legacy with confidence.

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Create your own custom class!

We offer the unique ability to custom build your own childbirth class. Pick and choose from a variety of topics and we will customize your very own course for you. Call it whatever you want! You name the time, place, and topics you are interested in. We’ll handle the rest.

Build Your Own Birth Class

Why Choose Dayton Birth Prep?

Individualized

You get one-on-one attention, personalized curriculum, and answers to all of your questions. It’s more of a conversation than a class.

Convenient

No more working your busy schedule around group class times! Experience childbirth prep in the comfort and privacy of your own home, or at any location you prefer.

Continuous Support

Enjoy access to unlimited email support from your childbirth educator for the duration of your pregnancy.

Up-To-Date

Our comprehensive curriculum and exclusive educational tools are continually updated to provide you with the most accurate information available.

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