Homebirth Prep Class
February 2 2024 | Friday | 6-8pm PST
Prepare for an evening of discovery as we delve into the world of home birth. We invite you to a thought-provoking evening where we will unravel birthing practices, culture, common misunderstandings, logistics and considerations. This session is designed for families who are curious about, or planning a homebirth. This event will expand your understanding of birthing at home.
We will explore some history of childbirth practices. By weaving these threads together, we'll offer insight into the evolution of birthing traditions, providing essential context for today's practices.
Demystifying Misconceptions: An Honest Discussion
Join us for a candid conversation that dispels common misconceptions surrounding home birth. We will break down myths, fostering a deeper understanding of the true essence of home birth.
Evidence-Based Insights: Navigating Home Birth Safety
Empower yourself with evidence-backed insights into the safety of home birth. Engage in informative discussions that will equip you with the knowledge to be confident in your birth and discover what is possible.
Crafting the Home Birth Experience: Logistics and Beyond
Discover the intricacies of home birth logistics, from the roles of those involved to the necessary preparations. Learn what a homebirth set up can look like including a birth pool set up and what registered midwives are required to bring to a homebirth.
Local Perspectives and Practices
Focus on our local community as we shed light on the practice of home birth. This brings to context what you have seen in social media and read in books and understand what really happens.
Essential Tools: Showcasing Home Birth Essentials & Hands on Experience
Learn about the foundational tools that support the home birth experience. Our event will feature displays of a full homebirth set up with a birth pool. Learn what to have in a home birth kit, offering a tangible glimpse into the setup that provides comfort during the birthing process.
Class is held at Bellies Community Space in Pitt Meadows
*Taught by Educators Michelle Short and Stephanie Penner. If you are unable to attend, you must give 3 days advance notice in writing to email@example.com . You will be able to transfer your registration to another person, attend this class at the next offering. Refunds will not be given unless your birth happens before the class.