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Prenatal Class

VBAC Preparation
(Vaginal birth after cesarean)

“It takes courage to choose a VBAC and you deserve to be treated like any other birthing women”


A class for women who are wanting to explore a vaginal birth after a prior cesarean(s). We lay down the research and statistics behind a successful VBAC, demystify misconceptions surrounding VBAC births, and educate you on how to choose the right care provider.  We prepare you mentally, emotionally & physically, empower you towards a possible VBAC.


$850 (private sessions)



3 hours over 2 sessions 

Topics Covered

Session One

"Mind, Heart, Body Connection"

The first session touches upon mental & emotional preparation as an individual and a couple. Using holistic modalities, we look at trauma and emotional release

  • Understanding evidence-based VBAC facts & demystifying myths

  • 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

  • Learn how to use your hormones to facilitate labour

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

  • Connect with yourself and your partner


Session Three

"The Fourth Trimester"

The fourth session empowers you with the strategies to navigate the newborn stage, we emphasise the importance of partner connection and mental health

  • Understand the art & science of breastfeeding

  • Understand newborn sleep and the tools you can use 

  • Strategies to help you navigate the first few weeks

  • Perinatal mental health

  • Integrating your newborn with your child(ren) 

  • Self-care for you and your partner

  • Nourishing our relationship


Session Two

"Your Birthing Body"

The second session introduces you to the biomechanics of the pelvis and birthing body

  • Understand the fundamentals of the birthing body

  • The importance of balance, movement and gravity in labour

  • Optimal strategies for a VBAC birth

  • Spinning Babies | Optimal Maternal Positioning techniques

  • Identify and navigate roadblocks in labour

  • Partner support through preparation at each stage of labour

  • Understand the common medical and non-medical options

  • Writing your birth plan

  • Learn how to access the risks and benefits of interventions and inductions

  • Know your rights - advocating for your birth 

  • Navigating the hospital system

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