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Prenatal Class

Cesarean Birth Preparation

A cesarean birth can be planned for various reasons and it can be empowering and gentle. This class is designed to prepare couples for an empowering and gentle belly birth. We educate you on what to expect before, during and after your birth. What to expect when breastfeeding, how can your partner support you and how to help your mind and body heal.


$700 (private sessions)



2 hours over 2.5 sessions 

Topics Covered

Session One

"Mind, Heart, Body Connection"

The first session touches upon mental and emotional preparation as an individual and a couple. It also introduces you to the biomechanics of the pelvis and birthing body.

  • Understand the neuroscience of how your brain works and the connection to your physical body

  • Learn techniques to access your subconscious mind and release negative thoughts

  • Explore the parent within; identify and clear triggers through inner healing

  • Connect with yourself and your partner

  • The importance of balance, movement and gravity in labour

  • Spinning Babies | Optimal Maternal Positioning techniques

  • Preparation before, during and after a cesarean birth

  • Partner support


Session Two

"Making Informed Choices"

The second session focuses on your cesarean journey, advocating for your rights and the fourth trimester

  • Understand the common medical and non-medical options

  • Gentle cesarean; prepare your mind, heart & body before, during and after

  • Writing your birth plan

  • Know your rights - advocating for your birth 

  • Navigating the hospital system

  • Understand the art & science of breastfeeding

  • Understand newborn sleep and the tools you can use 

  • Strategies to help you navigate the first few weeks

  • Rehabilitating your mind, heart and body (scar mobilization)

  • Perinatal mental health

  • Self-care for you and your partner

  • Nourishing our relationship

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