Enlightened Expectations

This two-week natural birth preparation class (formerly, Inspired Birth) will appeal to first time parents or as a refresher for experienced parents. This class is offered in an intensive format. Enjoy two evenings with your partner and other like-minded expectant families.

You will learn how to utilize effective breathing techniques and begin the process of discovering what fears or anxieties might hold you back from achieving your ideal birth. We will also practice with your partner to learn relaxation, coping, and comfort measures. This comprehensive class delves into several useful coping strategies for labor including relaxation and focus techniques as well as popular self- hypnosis/guided meditation techniques for labor and natural birth. Packed with partner tips and tricks to allow your partner to assist in your planned natural birth intuitively and effectively.

Taught by Student Midwife, Doula, experienced Childbirth Preparation and HypnoBirthing Instructor, Tracie Lynch. Offered at Casa Natal in Morgan Hill, South Bay Homebirth Collective in San Jose, and Blossom Birth in Palo Alto.