The doula collective teaches classes to help prepare families for birth and postpartum. Check back for updated class times! We change locations all over Michiana to cover the different areas.

Birth Prep: Advocacy & Birth Planning Class

Come to an interactive class to learn and practice communication skills to be able advocate for yourself in the birth space. We’ll also work on finalizing your birth plan or preferences and talk about how that might change in different birth scenarios. We can’t control how birth will unfold but we can take steps to stack the odds in our favor for an empowering birth experience regardless of outcomes.

Birth Prep: Comfort Measure Class

Come to an interactive class to learn and practice all the comfort measures and positions you can use during childbirth to help YOU or your partner during labor. This class will be taught by local birth doulas.

What you will learn in this interactive class:

  • Breathing Techniques
  • Birth & Peanut Ball Positions
  • Movement techniques whether you are sitting, standing or laying down
  • Positions that you can do (with or without an epidural)
  • Massages and counter pressure

Childbirth Education Classes

We teach this class every other month to families to have a positive and empowering birth experience.

What you will learn in this interactive class:

  • What happens in labor, delivery and postpartum
  • Advocacy skills
  • The variations of normal and not normal
  • Medical Interventions
  • Comfort Measures
  • Practicing Laboring, Breathing and Pushing Techniques
  • Immediate Postpartum