Childbirth Classes


 
Karissa's goal is to provide comprehensive and entertaining classes to engage Mothers and Partners. The journey to parenthood is a miraculous one, and classes are empowering and enjoyable...with a little levity along the way!


Private Childbirth Classes
 Karissa is currently offering private sessions. If you are a practice interested in hosting a group childbirth class, please contact Karissa.
 
4 Week Comprehensive Childbirth and Breastfeeding Class, (4) 3 hr classes
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Cost $399
Course Topics
  • Hands on comfort measures including massage and rebozo work
  • Relaxation techniques including mediation, visualization and breath work
  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and birth
  • Recognizing stages and phases of labor
  • Advocacy and communication with Health Care Professionals
  • Crafting a birth plan
  • Interventions: risks, benefits and alternatives
  • Preparing for the postpartum period, aka “The Fourth Trimester”
  • Newborn Care
  • Setting yourself up for breastfeeding success
  • How breastfeeding works
    • What a good latch looks and feels like
    • Baby positioning
    • Feeding cues
    • Infant intake and weight gain
    • Pumping 101 

ONE DAY Childbirth Class, 8 Hours
Registration: Click Here
Cost: $299
Course Topics

  • Hands on comfort measures including massage and rebozo work
  • Relaxation techniques including mediation, visualization and breath work
  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and birth
  • Recognizing stages and phases of labor
  • Advocacy and communication with Health Care Professionals
  • Crafting a birth plan
  • Interventions: When the plan changes
 

Refresher for Seasoned Parents, 4 Hours
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Cost: $150
Course Topics
  • Hands on comfort measures including massage and rebozo work
  • Relaxation techniques including mediation, visualization and breath work
  • Refresher of anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and birth
  • Recognizing stages and phases of labor
  • Advocacy and communication with Health Care Professionals
  • Personalized Crafted Class to Meet Specific Needs

 

Breastfeeding Basics, 3 Hours
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Cost: $99  
Course Topics
  • How breastfeeding works, Anatomy and Physiology
  • Setting yourself up for success prenatally
  • The Partner's role in breastfeeding
  • What a good latch looks and feels like
  • Baby positioning, it's not ballet!
  • Feeding cues
  • Infant intake and weight gain
  • Pumping 101 includes scheduling, pump assembly and milk storage information