Classes for Expectant Parents

**Please note that all classes are being offered virtually (regardless of location listed) until the Covid-19 crises has passed. These will be live, interactive, online classes with all the same content and activities as our in-person classes!

Babymoon: Preparing for Baby and Postpartum

ba·by·moon (ˈbābēˌmo͞on/)
noun
informal
1. a period of time following the birth of a baby during which the new parents can focus on establishing a bond with their child. “A babymoon is regarded as a crucial time for a family to establish itself.”

Designed to help you navigate the postpartum, this is 4.5 hour class is taken prenatally, ideally between 30-35 weeks. We will cover postpartum planning and support; changing identity, roles and relationships; breast/chestfeeding basics; infant needs, cues and soothing techniques; sleep scenarios; and more!

This ongoing class is offered at Homegrown Babies Childbirth Education and Doula Services (201 Charlotte St. Asheville, NC 28801). Register Now!

Breast/Chestfeeding

They say the best chance of breastfeeding and chestfeeding success is to take prenatal education on the subject! Join me for this three-hour class, designed to be taken during pregnancy (but feel free to come after baby arrives if you missed out!) Class is geared primarily toward breast/chestfeeding people, but partners are welcome if interested. If you have a partner that would like to attend, there is no additional cost, but please email me to let me know (to be sure we hold enough space in the classroom!)

In this three-hour class we will cover essential breastfeeding information to establish a solid foundation for success! Topics will include

  • normal newborn rhythms
  • feeding cues
  • latch and positioning
  • the physiology of nursing
  • breastfeeding and sleep
  • manual expression and pumping
  • how to store milk
  • going back to work
  • basic problem solving
  • when and where to get help
  • …and more!

This ongoing class is offered at the WNC Birth Center, 390 S. French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801  Register Now! 

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