Childbirth Classes in Baltimore
Becoming a Parent is full of unknowns.
Imagine coming into it feeling prepared, confident, and empowered.
Having a positive birth experience comes from understanding the phases of labor and how to work with them.
Join our breastfeeding, parenting, and childbirth classes in Baltimore at The Womb Room and become empowered to have the type of birth and Mothering experience you've always desired.
Benefits of Birthing Classes:
Research shows that people who take childbirth classes are better prepared for labor and delivery, and are less likely to experience psychological distress during or after birth.
Increase confidence in birth.
Learn your options for where and how to give birth, and where you will get support.
Create a Birth Plan that represents your values and preferences.
Connect with other soon-to-be parents.
Childbirth Classes in Baltimore:
This 6-week class will: provide you with the tools and information you need to understand the process of labor and birth, teach you relaxation techniques for increasing comfort in labor, and help you understand hospital procedures and medication options.
Whether you’re hoping for an unmedicated birth or are looking forward to an epidural, planning for a c-section or hoping for a VBAC, this class will leave you feeling empowered and prepared to navigate your baby’s special birth-day! Next start date - October 18th!
$295 per person or couple
*All classes are being held virtually at this time.
Link to join, and other necessary information will be provided upon registration.
Out-of-Hospital Birth Series
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a 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 and birth videos of out-of-hospital births. While comfort measures and relaxation are taught in this class series, the “Comfort Measures" class (info below) compliments this childbirth class nicely. This class is 2.5 hours in length each session with a total of 4 sessions. Detailed workbook included. Offered bimonthly! $295 per person or couple
This one-day course is designed for the extra busy couple. Topics covered include basic nutrition and exercise to stay healthy and low-risk; what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean section; coping techniques and comfort measures basics; and writing a birth plan. Course time is 7 hours and includes a 1-hour lunch break. Detailed workbook included! Offered monthly! $195 per person or couple
This is your manual for early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5 hour video course included), newborn procedures, baby-wearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Class time is approximately 2.5-3 hours. Offered monthly! $125 per person or couple.
Start with the basics and join us as you learn what you need to know to get breastfeeding off to the very best start. You'll be prepared with the knowledge you need to help your baby latch, to know that breastfeeding is going well, and some tips and tricks to get you through the rough patches. This class is taught by local International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Katy Linda. Class time is 2 hours. Offered monthly! $125 per person or couple.
Prenatal Nutrition 101
featuring Registered Dietician, Jamie Adams, MS, RD, LDN, CPYT
Wednesday, November 4th 6:30-8pm
Nutrition not only plays a key role in your baby's development, but also YOUR physical and mental health throughout pregnancy. This class will provide the information and tools to help you feel confident in the kitchen while nourishing your body as you prepare for baby!
Learn the optimal foods and nutrients to include throughout each trimester to support baby's development; foods to avoid during pregnancy; balancing stress, energy, and blood sugar levels; nutrition and lifestyle tips to managing common pregnancy symptoms. Bonus Recipe e-book included!
Class will be recorded for those who cannot attend at the scheduled date/time.
$95 per person or couple