Individualized, In-Home Childbirth Education in Asheville

EVERYTHING YOU NEED, NOTHING YOU DON'T. IN THE COMFORT AND PRIVACY OF YOUR OWN HOME.

You'd like to feel prepared and confident heading into the birth of your child and bringing baby home, but group classes just aren't what you are looking for. Doulas of Asheville childbirth education and newborn care classes is your solution.

A modern take on evidence-based childbirth classes and new baby classes tailored to your unique needs and desires.

We can adjust our curriculum to include just what you prefer, meeting in your home for as little as a single 2-hour session or several sessions over the course of a few weeks. Our modern childbirth classes and postpartum preparation is perfect for you, whether you plan to give birth without medication, with the help of an epidural, are having a planned cesarean, are looking to breastfeed or bottle feed, attachment parent or parent on a schedule... and everything in-between.

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WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU PLAN AND PREPARE FOR THE KIND OF BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM EXPERIENCE YOU WANT.

Doulas of Asheville childbirth classes and newborn care classes are taught by Elizabeth Pauley, a Registered Nurse with more than a decade of experience caring for new parents and babies. Together, you will discuss exactly what you want included, or not, in your curriculum and create a private, in-home, childbirth education class and/or newborn care class that meets your unique goals.

Elizabeth will be your personal confidant and guide, taking the time you need to answer your questions, calm your concerns, and help you feel prepared and confident as you give birth and bring your baby home.

You'll enjoy the top-notch content, as well as the discretion, convenience, and exclusivity that only private, in-home classes can provide. 

WE'LL CREATE A CLASS THAT'S PERFECT FOR YOU.

Rest assured that you'll gain the knowledge you are seeking to have an informed and empowered birth and postpartum experience, without any bias toward one birthing decision over another or judgement of what you decide is right for you and your family. 

 

Your Doulas of Asheville Birth Class or Baby Basics Class May Include Any of the Following Topics:

Identifying Your Birth / Postpartum Goals and Preferences (and Communicating Them With Your Partner) / Review Your Hopes, Wishes, and Local Options / Create a Written Birth or Postpartum Plan / Common Pregnancy Complaints / Prenatal Nutrition / Review of Standard Protocols at Your Birthing Location / Common Testing During Your Pregnancy / Anatomy of Labor & Birth / What to Expect During an Unplanned or Planned Cesarean Birth / Fetal Position During Pregnancy and Birth / What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag / The Labor Process, Including Labor Stages and Phases / Signs of Labor / Ways to Cope During Early Labor / Trial of Labor After Cesarean (TOLAC) and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) / Preparing for A Planned Cesarean Birth / Non-Medical Pain Relief / Physical Comfort Measures /  Medical Pain Relief / Positions for Labor and Birth / Interventions / The Welcoming Hour / Bringing Baby Home: Planning Your Ideal Postpartum Experience / Breastfeeding and/or Bottle-Feeding Basics / Infant Care Basis / Nursery Setup & Baby Product Guidance

 

You have enough on your plate! Let Doulas of Asheville private childbirth education & new baby classes lighten your load.

 

Contact us to talk about your needs and desires and how Doulas of Asheville can support you as you prepare for your child's birth.