The Key to a Great Childbirth Class is… Interaction

Childbirth Education Classes

Modern interactive classes are specifically focused on what matters most to the people attending them. Classes that are tailored to the needs of attendees and rooted in evidence are the ones most frequently attended, and that is exactly what we’ve become known for.

When you take a childbirth education class with Central Carolina Doulas you are investing in and participating in preparing for the most important day of your lives. The day you will meet your baby!

This is YOUR CLASS. It is about preparing YOU and YOUR partner for the experience of a lifetime. An experience that you will remember forever.

Birth doesn’t have to be defined by fear.

Birth doesn’t have to be micro-managed.

Birth doesn’t have to be confusing.

Birth (and how you feel about it) improves when it begins with EDUCATION. 

All classes are designed for participant interaction. No question is too big or too small as our instructors enthusiastically help you explore this amazing time in your lives!

Classes can be booked privately during the weekdays or group weekend classes available (these monthly classes tend to sell out quickly, so book your spot in advance). Contact us to book your class today.

Doula teaching birth preparation class to sitting participants.

Browse our class offerings and choose the ones that feel right for you!

Preparation for Better Birth Childbirth Class

3 Hours | $150 per couple

This 3-hour childbirth education class is designed to equip attendees with the evidence-based information necessary to navigate birth. Partners will leave with tangible tools that will allow them to better understand how they can attune, provide support, and be even more valuable to their loved one during birth.

This class will focus on:

Spinning Babies® Parent Class

3 Hours | $150 per couple

This 3-hour interactive class introduces parents to the basic Spinning Babies® techniques for comfort in pregnancy and ease in birth.

This unique curriculum will enhance and supplement your understanding on how your body and your baby work together during pregnancy and birth. The Spinning Babies® Parent Class does not replace a childbirth education class.

In a safe environment, you will learn the stretches and resting positions designed to bring you comfort during your pregnancy on a daily basis, as well as the pelvic dynamics and positions to help maximize space for your baby’s journey during labor. 

This class is ideal for pregnant people after 24 weeks gestation and accompanied by their birth partner. Access to online education materials included with this class.  

This session includes:

Newborn Care Class

3 Hours | $150 per couple

Caring for a new baby when you have no experience can be frightening but we’ve got you covered! Schedule this Newborn Care class prior to 38 weeks gestation in order to prepare yourselves with the necessary knowledge for confident early parenting.

If you missed the opportunity to take this class prenatally and your baby has already arrived, contact us to schedule a session with one of our postpartum doulas. During the visit, your doula will teach you in real-time to care for your newborn.

This class will cover:

Just the Plan Please!

2 Hours | $100

Need help tailoring your birth plan? Not quite sure where to begin? 

This 2-hour in-depth birth planning session provides you with the opportunity to explore the birth options available at your specific birthing location. Through this explorative process you will determine your preferences for navigating birth and the early postpartum period.

Our experience in attending births at all of the local hospitals provides us with a unique perspective. We rely on that perspective as we guide you in understanding how to confidently advocate for yourself on your journey to meeting your baby. Identifying your philosophies and preferences around labor and birth will help you confidently communicate your wishes to your medical provider.

This session includes:

Car Seat Safety Consultation

30 MINUTES | $25* suggested Donation

Looking for reliable and personalized car seat safety education for your child?  Whether it’s preparing for your newborn or when your toddler is ready to move up to their “big kid” car seat, we have you covered. 

Our owner Aida is a Safe Kids Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST). We integrate newborn care and travel safety tips as we teach parents to accurately install their child’s car seats and confirm with an installation safety check. We also provide private consultations for families with children with special health care needs to determine which car seat may be best for you.

* All donated proceeds from private car seat consultations go to Central Carolina Doulas Child Safety Fund, which provides free child safety education and car seats to families in need at community events. 

This session covers:

Baby-Wearing Consultation

30 Minutes | $30

Interested in learning more about baby-wearing but not sure which baby carrier is right for you? Or maybe you’ve been gifted a baby carrier and not sure how to use it?  

We have you covered with our private baby-wearing consultations. Schedule a consultation and browse our extensive library of baby carriers to try on. Aida will personally help you navigate the different types of carriers, help you find one that suits your needs, and provide an overview of safety tips. You can either BYOB (bring your own baby) or use one of our baby dolls to learn how to properly adjust the fit. 

All classes are designed for participant interaction. No question is too big or too small as our instructors enthusiastically help you explore this amazing time in your lives!