"I am so passionate about connecting with parents, locally and abroad, both new and experienced, and guiding them in this wonderfully rewarding and challenging transition through Parenthood."
After becoming a Mom and experiencing the three beautiful births of her daughters, Kristie realized just how much of a difference thorough preparation and support can make!
With an Education background, Kristie turned her experience and interest into a life passion, by becoming a Placenta Encapsulation Specialist and Childbirth Educator. She has since spent the last 1.5 years providing holistic Childbirth Education to expectant families through The Womb Room, and helping provide them with information, comfort and confidence it takes to achieve a positive birth and introduction to parenthood.
Kristie Graybill is originally from Louisiana, but now considers Baltimore her home. She has spent the last 9 years teaching Language Arts to 5th graders in Baltimore.
Birth Boot Camp Educator
Placenta Encapsulation Specialist
Master's Degree in Education
Kristie Graybill's Classes:
Holistic Hospital Birth Series
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!
Detailed workbook included. *Note that for any missed classes, instructor will provide a make-up video for home-viewing. $295 per couple.
Out-of Hospital Birth Series
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this 'Out of Hospital' Birth Series 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: Amazing Coping Strategies for Labor” workshop compliments this childbirth class nicely.
Each session is 2.5 hours in length, with a total of 4 sessions. Detailed workbook included. $295 per person or couple.
Learn the basics of birth in this full-day class, starting from prenatal nutrition and exercise for staying healthy and "low-risk"; what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean sections; coping techniques and comfort measures basics; and writing a birth plan. Class time is 7 hours (including a lunch break). $295 per couple.
This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You will 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 will want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. Class time approximately 2.5-3 hours. $195 per couple.
This is your manual for early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (with bonus 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. $195 per couple.