physiologic birth workshop

Prenatal and Baby Prep Classes:

*The purpose of this list is to provide alternative childbirth education options outside of the hospital setting.

** If you offer CBE classes and would like to be added to this list, please contact me!


Birthing Matters Doula Services

Offering group and private childbirth education classes in the Greater Boston Area/ Metrowest. Classes focus on preparing mind and body for the birth of your baby. Meditation, mindfulness practices, optimal fetal positioning practices, and in-depth discussion of the physiological process of birth and early postpartum are included.


Mama & Me

Offering “Preparing for Natural Childbirth” class, which recognizes the uniqueness of each birth and offers comprehensive information on labor and delivery from a family-centered approach.


Birthing Gently

Birthing Gently offers a variety of classes designed to prepare you and your family for both the birth process as well as how to take care of mothers and infants after birth. These include childbirth education classes, newborn care classes and breastfeeding classes.  They provide any of these classes in private home settings for any interested family members. Private or semi-private classes can be customized for the needs and comfort of our clients. In conjunction with Healthy Families, they offer group classes for young mothers and couples.


Birth and Beyond

Offering ‘Birthing from Within’ and Hypnobirthing® Classes. Birthing from Within classes address the range of normal birth, how partners may provide effective support, dealing with worries, pain coping strategies, baby needs, and other concerns. Hypnobirthing® classes introduce a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth education, enhanced by hypnosis techniques, providing the missing link that allows women to use their natural instincts to bring about a safer, easier, more comfortable birth.


Well Pregnancy

Julie Brill offers a range of classes from natural birth to preparing for a cesarean. Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD brings twenty-five years of experience teaching childbirth classes to her work with you. I have clients whom have taken classes with Julie and only had delightful things to say about her and the level of preparedness they felt in labor.



Sibling Classes:


Newton Wellesley Sibling Preparation Class 
* aimed at preparation of siblings for hospital birth.

This class if for children four years and older accompanied by an adult. Through stories, video/slide show and hands-on activities a realistic view of a newborns appearance, needs, and abilities will be presented. The special role of the big brother/sister will be emphasized and a brief tour of maternity unit will be provided. Each child will make a craft and receive a “graduation certificate.”

Newton Wellesley The Youngest Siblings: Preparation for 2 & 3 year Olds

* aimed at preparation of siblings for hospital birth.

Children are given a brief tour highlighting the nursery and the new babies and will also see a postpartum room where their mothers will be staying. They are shown and will get a chance to practice how to safely hold a new baby. An age appropriate story about becoming a big brother/sister will be told and each child will receive a “graduation certificate.”


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