Mar
29
to Mar 31

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

THIS SEMINAR IS NOW FULL, PLEASE REGISTER FOR APRIL :)

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, March 29th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, March 30th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 31st, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Apr
12
to Apr 14

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, April 12th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, April 13th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 14th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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May
17
to May 19

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, May 17th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, May 18th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 19th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Jun
21
to Jun 23

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, June 21st, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, June 22nd 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, June 23rd, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Jul
19
to Jul 21

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, July 19th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, July 20th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, July 21st, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Aug
9
to Aug 11

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"

Friday, August 9th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, August 10th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, August 11th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Feb
22
to Feb 24

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

For Parents Expecting March through May

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"


Friday, February 22nd, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, February 23rd 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 24th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

In order to register for this class earlier than one-month prior to the start date please email info@fpc-nyc.com. Online registrations opens one-month prior to class. 

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Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Sleep Workshop

Few things feel better than a good night's rest! Proper sleep is imperative for helping new moms heal after giving birth, and establishing a successful sleep routine for babies sets the foundations for a lifetime of healthy sleep habits.

If long nights with little-to-no shut eye have become far too regular, or if your baby is struggling with naps and bedtime routines, this workshop is for you!

This workshop will cover:

  • What is sleep training?

  • Age appropriate schedules

  • Breastfeeding/bottle feeding and sleep

  • Ideal sleep environments

  • Bedtime routines

  • Naps

Andrea Scannell is a mom of two and a Certified Infant and Child Sleep Consultant and a lactation counselor. For more about Andrea and her services: http://dreamalittledreamsleepconsulting.com/about-andrea-scannell/

 

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Jan
25
to Jan 27

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

For Parent's Expecting in Feb/April

"The MOST comprehensive childbirth class in NYC"

Friday, January 25th, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Saturday, January 26th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 27th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

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Dec
14
to Dec 16

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding & Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

For Parent's Expecting in January/March

 

"The most comprehensive childbirth education in NYC"


Friday, December 14th, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Saturday, December 15th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, December 16th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth

  • stages and phases of labor

  • coping measures and positions

  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety

  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures

  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home

  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting

  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor

  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury

  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Join Ashley Brichter of Managing Overwhelming Moments, She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula and mom of two.

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525

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Nov
16
to Nov 18

Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

Childbirth Preparation Weekend including Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

For Parent's Expecting in December/February

"The MOST comprehensive childbirth class in NYC"
Friday, November 16th, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Saturday, November 17th 1:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 18th, 1:00-6:00pm

At FPC, we see pregnancy as an opportunity to embrace a variety of approaches that can enhance your innate physiology. Our classes offer information and practice that will not only prepare you for childbirth but improve birth outcomes.

In addition to discussing:

  • anatomy and physiology of late pregnancy and birth
  • stages and phases of labor
  • coping measures and positions
  • breath and relaxation practices to reduce stress and anxiety
  • benefits, risks, and alternatives to common medical procedures
  • when to go to the hospital and what to pack or when to have your midwife come to you and how to prepare your home
  • questions to ask your provider and how to navigate the hospital setting
  • epidural anesthesia, induction procedures and cesarean surgery

We will address:

  • alignment and movement habits to encourage optimize fetal positioning and minimize pain in labor
  • strategies to shorten the pushing phase and prevent tearing or birth injury
  • optimal nutrition for muscle strength and flexibility

Partners are essential to a positive birth experience. Over the course of the weekend partners will gain confidence in their ability to support a laboring women and develop tools for staying calm and communicating effectively with the laboring mother and care providers.

This class also includes a comprehensive look at the first few weeks postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care. We will go beyond the basics of newborn care to develop a modern framework for responding to your newborn’s needs.

This childbirth series is ideal for clients between 28 and 34 weeks who want to play an active role in their birth. We welcome those planning on using pain medication and those hoping for a delivery free of interventions. Those working with a doula and those who would like to labor alone with their partner. Those delivering in hospitals, birth centers, and at home. Single Moms and Single Moms by Choice are welcome and encouraged to attend with a friend, doula, or loved one.

 

Cost for the 3-Day Workshop is $525
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Jun
18
6:30 PM18:30

Childbirth Basics for the Non-Birth Practitioner

Birthing for the Non-Pregnant!
What you need to know to support your pregnant clients.

Monday, June 18th
6:30pm-9:30pm

 

Our world is filled with outdated information and cultural myths about childbirth while maternity care in the United States is failing women. With the knowledge of physiologic childbirth, the right birth team, and prenatal conditioning women can dramatically increase their chance for a positive birth experience. As practitioners, you already have your clients' trust. This class will prepare you to support your clients on the path toward a more satisfying birth.

  • learn the basic, but awe-inspiring, mechanisms at play in labor, delivery and the fourth trimester
  • investigate differences between common practices and best practices for evidence-based care
  • develop a critical framework for helping clients navigate pregnancy and labor preparation
  • assess how the work you already do can directly improve your client’s birth outcome
  • gain access to incredible resources to share with pregnant clients
  • understand why all of this matters!

Massage Therapists, Mental Health Professionals, Yoga Teachers, Fitness Instructors, Acupuncturists, Stylists, Physical Therapists … if you work with pregnant women, this workshop is for you.

Cost of the workshop is $185

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