Natural Birth Series
Natural Birth Series is especially helpful for women interested in natural childbirth; however, the information is valuable for all birth experiences. Rene' Johnson is an ICEA Certified Educator and DONA Certified Doula who has taught thousands of couples and provided doula support in Baton Rouge since 1980. She presents in-depth knowledge, birth wisdom, practical experience, and a collaborative approach for creating your best birth.
This 4-part class, 3 hours per session, is limited to 8 couples to allow for discussion and personal attention.
Class location: Birth Center of Baton Rouge, 7941 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA.
Class fee: $175 for mom and one support person, includes class book and materials.
Refund Policy The class fee, less a $40 administrative fee, will be issued until 7 days before the beginning date of any class. Refund requests must be in writing via email.
"I had taken childbirth classes, read many books, and given birth 3 times when I attended Birth Help's classes. I learned so much that I didn't know before, and that knowledge helped me have the natural childbirth experience I had dreamed of."
March Tuesday Series meets on March 6, 13, 20 and 27. All sessions 6 p.m. - 9 p.m
April-May Tuesday Series meets on April 3, 10, 17, and 24. The whole-class makeup date is May 1, used only if a class must be postponed. All sessions 6 p.m. - 9 p.m
May-June Tuesday Series meets on May 8, 15, 22, and 29. The whole-class makeup date is June 5, used only if a class must be postponed. All sessions 6 p.m. - 9 p.m
June-July Tuesday Series meets on June 12, 19, 26, and July 3. The whole-class makeup date is July 10, used only if a class must be postponed. All sessions 6 p.m. - 9 p.m-
July-August Tuesday Series meets on July 71, 24, 31, and August 7. The whole-class makeup date is August 14, used only if a class must be postponed. All sessions 6 p.m. - 9 p.m
Class topics include:
Tips and hints for achieving natural birth
Helpful positions for labor and birth
Pain management for labor and birth
Avoiding pain medication & making your best decision
Composing your Birth Plan Pregnancy anatomy and physiology
When to call your midwife/OB
Stages and phases of labor
Measuring labor progress
Understanding common medical procedures
Decision making about medical procedures
Collaborative decision making
Labor and birth videos
Class fee: $175 for mom and one support person, includes class book.