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Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Classes Big Belly Services – Carrie Kenner, owner, is a leader in the doula community and believes that birth is a transformative experience. Childbirth classes, including VBAC classes, are taught in the Eastlake area by a variety of instructors and are based on the book Birthing from Within. Additional class offerings cover topics of early pregnancy, breastfeeding, newborn care, becoming a father, diapering and baby-wearing. bigbellyservices.com

The Birth Zone – Liz Chalmers has received midwifery training and actively supports the Seattle midwifery community. Liz inspires women to trust the innate wisdom of their bodies to birth. Her classes are offered in Redmond. birthzone.com

Expecting Miracles – Classes are offered through the Pregnancy Resource Center in Everett. They are free of charge to teens and single mothers, or couples with unexpected pregnancy. Classes also available in Spanish. expectingmiracles.com

Flourish – In-home, flexible, one-on-one classes that are tailored to meet individual needs and schedules. These are taught by Jen Laird, active doula and educator. flourishinseattle.com

The Birth Zone – Liz Chalmers has received midwifery training and actively supports the Seattle midwifery community. Liz inspires women to trust the innate wisdom of their bodies to birth. Her classes are offered in Redmond. birthzone.com

Great Starts – Classes are offered at many locations and incorporate a variety of approaches to childbirth. Classes are also available covering topics such as breastfeeding, newborn care, infant CPR, sibling preparation for kids, and vaccination. parenttrust.org

Sharon Muza – Classes are taught by Sharon Muza, one of Seattle’s leading birth activists, and are based on Lamaze principles. Classes are offered privately or in groups. Sharon also teaches a 4-hour course on labor techniques, and a one-day class focusing on VBAC. sharonmuza.com

Northwest Natural Childbirth – Classes are taught be Betsy Hoffmeister in West Seattle with a style that is “fun, irreverent and sometimes intense”. Betsy is also an experienced doula and lactation consultant. Discounts offered to military or based on financial need. betsysbabyservices.com

Penny Simkin, PT – Penny is a noted author, educator, doula and birth counselor, and she is one of our “founding mothers” in the field of childbirth preparation. Childbirth prep classes are focused on either in-hospital or out-of-hospital birth. Sibling prep classes are also available. pennysimkin.com

Take New Paths – Preparation in hypnobirthing taught in a private setting by Dolly Sundstrom, active doula and hypnotherapist. takenewpaths.com

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