Labour Prep for Couples

Event Details

This event is running from 12 November 2017 until 4 February 2018. It is next occurring on February 4, 2018 7:00 pm

This hands-on information is not covered in any other local prenatal classes!  Tips, tales and practical stuff to help you feel more prepared for labour. We will practise many labour positions and provide ideas for what the birth partner can do to help. Learn about medical informed consent (and how to really get it) so you both feel more control during the birth experience.

Topics include comfort measures that really work, positions for labour/birth, massage techniques, communicating effectively with each other and medical caregivers, strategies for avoiding unnecessary interventions.  We squeeze over 35 years of experience being doulas into a 2 hour session of fun and movement.

Suitable for first-time couples or parents having their subsequent kids.  Doulas and other support people welcome!

2 hrs, Regina.
$50 / pregnant woman, including her birth partner(s)

Offered monthly.  Next available dates from which to choose:
Sun Nov 12, 7-9pm
Sun Dec 03, 7-9pm
Sun Jan 14, 7-9pm
Sun Feb 04, 7-9pm

(more dates TBA)

Please go to the Couple’ Labour Prep Class  page to register for the Couples’ Labour Prep Class and get info about location, what to bring and other details.  Please contact Angie for more info.

* Our definition of “couple” is the pregnant woman and her birth partner, which in our classes has included mother’s partner/husband/wife/spouse, a friend or relative, a doula.  Women may bring more than one birth partner at no extra charge.

The facilitators
Angie Evans and her doula-partner Karen Herriot, experienced childbirth educator, doula, breastfeeding counsellor and pre and post natal yoga instructor.

Angie Evans

Angie Evans

Birth Doula / Trainer (250+ births), Childbirth Educator, Master Herbalist, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist / Trainer (200+ placentas). Works in partnership with Karen Herriot.

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