GentleBirth & Birth Prep Classes

Childbirth Classes to Fit Your Needs

Just as we prepare for any big event in our lives, preparing for birth and the postpartum with a multi-dimensional childbirth ed class is the way to go.  I love the approach that GentleBirth brings to the table; with an emphasis on mindfulness, mental relaxation and brain-training in addition to preparing your comfort measures 'labor toolkit' and being informed on your birth rights and how to advocate for yourself.

Welcome!

One of the things that I love about the birth world is that I'm constantly learning new information that doesn't only prove useful for birth, but that becomes a life skill and paradigm change that I can carry with me for the rest of my days.

I try to convey this message in all classes that I teach; that the learning you do to prep for your baby's arrival is never a waste of your time and money investment; it is something that will benefit you for years to come.

As a GentleBirth Instructor, I offer private and group 1-Day Blended and multi-day classes that touch on the most important GentleBirth concepts-

  • Brain Training through Mindfulness & Focus, Hypnosis, Visualization and more
  • Sports Psychology Principles and how they apply to birth
  • Understanding the Science behind Pain and Fear and how to optimize your Emotional Resilience
  • Birth Physiology, Possible Interventions and Evidence-Based Care
  • Advocating for Your Rights and Birth Priorities
  • Building Your Birth Toolkit with Comfort Measures
  • Includes 8-10 hours of Instructional Time
  • Blended classes include additional online modules for extra prep at your own pace

GentleBirth = Brain Training through Mindfulness, Hypnosis, Sports Psychology & more + Birth Education through Evidence Based Birth Practices, Birth Physiology and Helping YOU set your Birth Priorities

In addition, I offer a variety of 1-hour Consultations and Express Childbirth Classes to fit your calendar and budget needs  Let's explore what works best for you!

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GentleBirth Classes

Great for parents looking to train their brains and prepare their mindset for a more positive birth experience.  

  • Available in a 1-Day or Multiple Day version, about 8-10 hours of instructional time
  • Taught in privacy of your home or elsewhere at your preference
  • 30-Day Access to Online Modules, including Breastfeeding
  • Introduction to the award-winning GentleBirth App
  • Access to Fatima's Exclusive Client Resources
  • 1-Hour Video Call after your class with Fatima to review the online module and postpartum care and to answer any questions

COST: $350-$420

Express Classes

Tight on time? Want to customize your class? Check these options out!

  • VBAC Preparation- 1 hr Consultation- Local Providers, Optimal Positioning, Evidence-Based Care & Community Support Resources
  • Comfort Measures for Birth (2.5 hours)- Hands-On Comfort Techniques, including mindfulness, comfort touch, optimal positioning and more.
  • Postpartum Preparation & Nourishment for the New Mom (1.5 hours): Includes 2 samples of ideal postpartum foods, and covers worldwide traditions for caring for the new mother
  • Access to Exclusive Client Resources

COST: $50-$135

Consultations

Overwhelmed with birth planning and not sure where to start?  Schedule a 60-minute birth consultation!

  • In-person or via Video Call
  • Crucial first-step to help set you up for a positive birth experience!
  • Explore types of providers, birth locations, birth philosophies and tips to help you figure out what your most important first steps are
  • Explore Birth Education Classes and Philosophies that resonate with you
  • Discuss informed consent, how to advocate for your rights and evidence-based care
  • Apply towards your Doula Services or GentleBirth Class fee if you choose to work with Fatima

COST: $50/hr

Childbirth Education is Mind & Body Connection, Evidence-Based Research and Birth Physiology Combined

"I had a VBAC ... and Fatima was my doula.  She was wonderful, informative, supportive and I'm grateful she was by my side throughout it all.  From consultation to laboring at home and pushing, she was calm, patient, knowledgeable and motivating.  Highly recommend."

- Shukri