Classes

Make informed decisions, have a great birth team, and move calmly and confidently into your parenting journey with evidence-based birth, postpartum, and family education.

Learn from a professional New Parent Educator from the comfort of your own home.

Choose from private or group classes conveniently booked around your busy schedule!

Childbirth Education Classes

Enjoy a dynamic group or private class in the comfort of your own home. These comprehensive, evidence-based courses cover all of the essentials to lead you into a confident and positive birth experience.  Group Classes are held on Saturdays and digital downloads are sent out in advance.

Childbirth Class: Preparing for your best birth
This comprehensive 6-hour class covers it all!

  • Physiology of pregnancy and birth - what to expect and how to uniquely cope with each phase

  • Comfort measures, relaxation techniques, and positions for labor

  • Birth culture, your beliefs about birth, and how to leave your fears behind

  • Managing your medicated or unmedicated birth, cesarean, or VBAC

  • Options for pain management and common procedures

  • How to communicate your needs and surround yourself with the optimal support team

  • Common newborn procedures and what to expect in the first weeks postpartum


  $250  (Materials Included)

Express Childbirth Class
This express 3-hour class covers the essentials!

  • Physiology of pregnancy and birth

  • Comfort measures, relaxation techniques, and positions for labor

  • Uncovering your beliefs about birth, and how to leave your fears behind

  • Managing your medicated or unmedicated birth

  • Options for pain management

  • How to build your optimal support team


  $150  (Materials Included)

Newborn Care Classes

Enjoy a dynamic group or private class in the comfort of your own home. These comprehensive, evidence-based courses cover all of the essentials for a confident and positive postpartum experience. Welcome baby with all the love and less of the worry!

Newborn Care Essentials: How to get sleep, find yourself, and nourish your relationship in the newborn phase

This comprehensive 6-hour class covers it all!

  • Newborn care practices - what is commonly practiced, and what options are available for families?

  • What to expect and how to ease your postpartum recovery

  • Feeding Solutions - The basics of breastfeeding, pumping, bottle feeding, and what might be right for you

  • Optimizing sleep under safe and healthy guidelines

  • Newborn health essentials, diapering, bathing, and when to call the doctor

  • Development and characteristics - what to expect in the first weeks of life and how you can give baby a strong headstart

  • Ways for any caregiver to bond with baby

  • Information on babywearing, massage, and other soothing techniques for a happier baby

  • Adapting to life with baby- how it changes, securing relationships, setting boundaries, and planning ahead

$250  (Materials Included)

Newborn Care Express

This express 3-hour class covers the essentials for welcoming home baby!

  • Common newborn care practices

  • What to expect during your postpartum recovery

  • Feeding Solutions - The basics of breastfeeding, pumping, and bottle feeding

  • Safe and healthy sleep guidelines

  • Newborn health essentials, diapering, bathing, and when to call the doctor

  • Encouraging newborn development and recognizing normal newborn characteristics

  • Ways for any caregiver to bond with baby

  • Soothing techniques for a happier baby

  • Adapting to life with baby- how it changes and planning ahead

$150  (Materials Included)

Specialized Classes

Breastfeeding Essentials

Learn the basics of breastfeeding and set yourself up for success with more confidence and knowledge from the moment baby arrives. Videos and printed resources will be yours to keep and reference as long as you need!

$75 (Materials Included)

Grandparent Refresh

A newborn class for Grandparents! If it has been a while since you cared for an infant, you can brush up on all of the up-to-date, essential information parents will trust you to know while caring for your grandbaby.

$75 (Materials Included)

New Dads & Newborns

A newborn class just for the dads! All of the essential information on how to care for your baby tailored to the unique skill set that you bring to the table.

$75 (Materials Included)

*Classes are currently being held virtually due to covid-19 precautions.

*Contact for information on our bi-annual donation based group classes.

Chelsie Duckworth

BirthSpacekc@gmail.com  

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