Childbirth Education Classes
Prepare for the journey ahead with our fun, engaging, and up-to-date childbirth classes!
Say NO to boring CBE and say YES to High Country Doula’s group or private classes.
Group Childbirth Classes
Classes are taught in 3 modules, to be purchased a la carte.
Modules are 3 hours each, offered back to back on the same day, so you can prepare for birth, infant feeding, and early babyhood all in a single day!
Offered approximately once a month alternating between our Boone, NC and Tri-Cities, TN locations.
Each module is purchased a la carte. Attend 1, 2, or all 3!
Birth – 9am-12pm – $45
Prepares moms and their partners for the big day!
The stages of labor and strategies for each unique part
When to go to the hospital and what happens when you’re there
Medical pain relief options
Communication with your partner and your medical team
Interventions, options, and alternatives
Infant Feeding – 1pm-4pm – $45
Learn the must-knows about breastfeeding and other options for baby feeding.
Initiating and identifying a proper latch
Feeding rhythms and norms
Proper bottlefeeding technique
Returning to work, pumping, and more
Early Postpartum – 4:30pm-7:30pm – $45
Prepares you for the most challenging aspects of early parenting; postpartum recovery and early newborn care.
What’s my parenting philosophy?
Newborn sleep patterns
Expectations and tips for recovery after vaginal or cesarean birth
Dispelling myths around postpartum depression
Finding your new normal as a family
Saturday, March 9, 2019 | Johnson City, TN
Saturday, March 23, 2019 | Boone, NC
Saturday, April 20, 2019 | Johnson City, TN
Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Boone, NC
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | Johnson City, TN
Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Boone, NC
Saturday, August 10, 2019 | Johnson City, TN
Click below to register for all class dates and modules. You will select your date and modules on the checkout form.
Private Childbirth Classes
Learn in the comfort of your own home by yourself, or invite your fellow pregnancy friends. Curriculums are tailored to your exact interest and class can be schedulled to perfectly fit your busy schedulle.
Private class rate: $65/hr (minimum 2 hrs)
TOPICS ARE TAILORED TO YOUR INTEREST
Our classes can cover a wide array of topics including:
Staged of Labor \\ “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 \\ \\ Preparing for a Cesarean Birth \\ Identifying your birth philosophy \\ Writing an effective birth plan \\ Communicating your wishes to your provider and/or partner \\ Husband/partner led childbirth \\ Doulas \\ Choosing your care provider \\ What to expect in the hospital \\ Routine hospital interventions and alternatives \\ Prenatal exercise, nutrition, and mental preparation \\ Packing for the hospital \\ Baby’s first hour of life \\ Bringing baby home \\ Newborn sleep patterns, comfort measures, and basic care \\ Breastfeeding \\ Bottlefeeding \\ Alternative feeding \\ Pumping \\ Postpartum self-care and recovery \\ And more!
We look forward to serving you.