Birth Coach Class
Small Group Class
Private One on One Class
This 4 hour class is available as a private or small group class and
classes take place at our downtown location from 9am to 1 pm.
2023 Group Class Dates
*Pre Registration is required.*
Put me in coach!
This class is intended for partners and support people who want to take an active role in supporting the birth process. It can be taken from 20 weeks on.
Birth Coach should be taken in addition to your childbirth education course
and is not intended as a replacement for childbirth education.
(typically taken later in pregnancy)
Learn techniques and specific positions to encourage labor progress,
help ease tension and pain and to be an active and valuable part of the birth team.
No matter your birth plan, home or hospital, medicated or unmedicated,
induction or waiting for labor to begin on it's own,
this class has all the tips and tricks to prepare you!
Topics we'll discuss:
Station & Dilation: What is it and why do I need to know that?
Signs of Labor
How to time contractions
When its go time
Decision Making in labor
Communicating with your provider
What to expect at your chosen place to birth
Positions for Progress
Interventions and Inductions
Pain Relief Options
How to create a birth plan
You'll leave this class with the knowledge and tools to feel confident
supporting your loved one in labor and birth.
you'll receive my customized Goals for Welcoming Baby handout to know your options
and communicate your birth plan with your provider and birth team.
Attendees of this class have the option to add on virtual doula services
at a discounted rate for added support during labor and birth.
Meet your instructor
Samantha Steen is a certified birth doula, childbirth educator, Lactation Counselor, Body Ready Method Pro and Spinning Babies® Parent Educator. She has been serving families in our community for years. She's a Mom of 5 kiddos and 3 furbabies. She enjoys sarcastic humor, nerdy t shirts, loads of coffee and dreams of one day retiring to an off grid cabin to enjoy the simple things in life.