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Upcoming classes, WORKSHOPS & events

Join us for an upcoming event or contact us to set up an in-home private class.

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Preparing parents for the journey ahead is one of our favorite things to do as a full service doula agency.

At High Country Doulas we teach parents about many different tools, techniques, philosophies, and strategies that can be used when journeying through this beautiful, yet challenging life event.

Join us for an upcoming group class, workshop, or schedule a private class in your own home.

Our up-to-date curriculum is taught by an experienced, Certified Childbirth Educator. It prepares you for all of the amazing aspects of childbirth as well as for the unexpected and challenging moments you may experience.

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Group Classes

Learn alongside fellow parents in a fun and interactive class that prepares both mom and partner for the journey ahead. Couples always laugh a lot and come out feeling prepared and connected.

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Private Classes

Learn in the comfort of your own home with just yourself, yourself and your partner, or with friends. Curriculums can be tailored to address exactly what you care most about.

Rates begin at $200 (may be shared with friends)

 

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

 

Click HERE to register or call 828-278-8949

  • PREPARING FOR CHILDBIRTH | July 18th & 25th • 5:30pm-8:30pm
    $175/couple | 6 hour comprehensive class (covers medicated & unmedicated birth). (Get 10% off when you also register for our Preparing for Baby class)
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • COMFORT MEASURES BOOTCAMP | August 7th • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    $15/couple | 1 hour workshop of hands-on childbirth comfort techniques
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • EATING FOR TWO | Sept 4th • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    $10 | 1 hour workshop covering prenatal nutrition & FAQs
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • CLOTH DIAPERS 101 | Oct 2nd • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    $10 | 1 hour workshop on everything cloth diapers!
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • PREPARING FOR CHILDBIRTH | Oct 12th & 19th • 5:30pm-8:30pm
    $175/couple | 6 hour comprehensive class (covers medicated & unmedicated birth). (Get 10% off when you also register for Preparing for Baby class)
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • PREPARING FOR BABY | Nov 2nd & 9th • 5:30pm-8:30pm
    $175/couple | 6 hour comprehensive breastfeeding & newborn care. (Get 10% off when you also register for Preparing for Childbirth)
    Class is held at Bluebird Exchange | 240 Shadowline Dr, Boone, NC 28607
     
  • Winter and Spring schedule TBD

 


Want to learn it all? Now you can! With High Country Doula's GOLDEN PASS.


Only $395 for 1 yEAr of unlimited classes & workshops
Valued at over $1,500


Upcoming events

Local Doula Meet-Up(for fellow birth workers)

  • Held every 2 months on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. 6:00pm

If you are a doula or other birth professional in/around Boone, NC you are welcome to join us for our casual meet-and-greet where we get to know one another and share knowledge together.

Climb out of the darkness

JOIN or support our High Country 'Climb out of the Darkness' team to bring awareness or Postpartum depression, perinatal OCD and anxiety and many other disorders that impact families in the High Country, NC and around the world. Click here to join our team or donate to PSI-NC (all funds raised stay here in the High Country). All mothers, families, doulas, counselors, care providers, & friends are welcome to join us.

Thursday, June 22nd @ 3pm at the Clawson-Burnley Park Shelter at the Boone Greenway

Click here to join the walk or to donate.

 
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About our most popular classes:

Preparing for Childbirth and Preparing for Baby
(Can be taken individually, or bundled to save 10%)


Preparing for childbirth

6 hours | $175 per couple

Long gone are the days of breathing techniques and a "one size fits all" approach to childbirth

At High Country Doulas we teach parents about many different tools, techniques, philosophies, and strategies that can be used when journeying through this beautiful, yet sometimes challenging life event.

Our up-to-date curriculum prepares you for all of the amazing aspects of childbirth. Learn about the stages of labor, comfort measures, epidurals, long labors, birth plans, and more.

Classes are interactive and help prepare the mother’s birth partner to be confident in their ability to provide comfort during labor.

Our main instructor, Samantha Lee Wright is certified to teach childbirth education through the Childbirth and Postpartum Association (CAPPA). She has been teaching childbirth classes for over 5 years and has designed her curriculum specifically for families delivering in the High Country.

Topics are tailored to the group’s interest.

Classes typically cover a wide array of topics including:

  • “Natural” (unmedicated) labor
  • Comfort techniques, movement, and strategies
  • Non-medical comfort tools and techniques
  • Epidurals and other pain medications
  • How partners can get involved and help with labor
  • The stages and phases of labor
  • Preparing for a Cesarean Birth
  • Writing an effective birth plan
  • Communicating your wishes to your provider and/or partner
  • What to expect in the hospital
  • Hospital interventions and alternatives
  • Packing for the hospital

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Preparing for baby

6 hours | $175 per couple

Postpartum care and expectations, plus breastfeeding, bottle feeding, newborn sleep and soothing, and more. 

This interactive and engaging class teaches new parents the skills needed to care for their new baby(s) during the first 0-6 months of life as a family. This class covers newborn comforting, swaddling, sleep patterns, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, postpartum care for mom, and so much more.

Our main instructor, Samantha Lee Wright is certified to teach childbirth education through the Childbirth and Postpartum Association (CAPPA). She has been teaching childbirth classes for over 4 years and has designed her curriculum specifically for families delivering in the High Country.

Topics include:

  • Baby’s first hour of life
  • Bringing baby home
  • Newborn sleep patterns, comfort measures, and basic care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bottlefeeding
  • Working moms and breastfeeding
  • Postpartum self-care and recovery
  • Postpartum depression and emotions
  • Dad’s/partner’s role during the postpartum period
  • And more!

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