A 2016 study published in Birth Issues in Perinatal Care concluded that childbirth education classes and birth plans are associated with vaginal delivery.
Would you like to take fun, informative classes taught by a Bradley Method® affiliated husband/wife team?
Do you want a class where the instructors' goal is to empower and educate couples about labor, birth, and newborns?
Would your partner appreciate a childbirth class co-taught by a dad who gives the viewpoint of coach and father?
Do you want live online interactive classes where questions are welcomed and encouraged as they arise?
Advocacy and empowerment
Birth story from a recent student
Navigating positive communications with hospital staff
Pregnancy nutrition--the Brewer Diet
Relaxation technique practice
Creating your personal birth plan
Stages of labor and techniques for comfort in labor
Labor rehearsal and games
Information on complications, variations, and cesarean prevention
Breastfeeding and newborn care
How can I be a great partner and coach?
What does a contraction feel like?
When should we go to the hospital?
What are tips to prevent a cesarean?
What is an episiotomy?
What are successful techniques to get a VBAC?
What is the most recent medical evidence about birth?
Do you want to hear positive birth stories from a mom who has given birth on the east and west coast?
What is the best pregnancy diet?
How do we effectively communicate with the staff at the hospital?
Expectant couples from around the nation attend our virtual classes. We have taught in North Carolina, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Karen has a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and a M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jeff has a B.S. from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University.
Karen teaches classes with her knowledge of laboring and giving birth to 9 babies. Jeff gives the perspective of husband, coach and father. We are experienced birth advocates.
Through childbirth education, you can feel empowered by understanding the process of birth, the choices you have, and gain the confidence to advocate yourself.
This website contains information about our virtual classes and is not the official website of The Bradley Method®. The views contained on this website do not necessarily reflect those of The Bradley Method® or the American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth®.
For more information on the Bradley Method®, for an international listing of instructors, or to contact the American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth® directly, please contact: The Bradley Method® Box 5224 Sherman Oaks, CA 91413-5224 (800) 4-A-BIRTH or (818) 788-6662
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Good nutrition and the the pregnancy diet. Information from Dr. Brewer.
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The world experts on breastfeeding and a free mother-to-mother support group.
Pregnancy and Maternity Care Resources
Has cearean rates by states, data resources, types of cesareans.
Birth professionals in central North Carolina including doulas, birth photographers, yoga instructors, and chiropractors.
Connects growing families with pregnancy, birth, and postpartum professionals.
Provides information and handouts on tips to sucessfuly have a vaginal birth after having a cesarean.
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