CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Saturday September 14 - Sunday September 15
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2815 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
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Los Angeles

HOSTED BY JJ BRAKE AND ELIZABETH BACHNER

GRACEFULL CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION IS A PERFECT BALANCE OF SCIENCE, EXPERIENCE, AND WISDOM. THE POWERHOUSE DUO OF JJ BRAKE (MOTHER OF 3, PARENT EDUCATOR AND MFT) & ELIZABETH BACHNER (LICENSED MIDWIFE AND ACUPUNCTURIST) HAVE A PALPABLE ENTHUSIASM FOR TEACHING AND GUIDING BOTH MOTHERS AND PARTNERS ON HOW TO NAVIGATE LABOR. KNOWN FOR THEIR HUMOR, THEY HAVE BEEN EDUCATING FAMILIES FOR YEARS, BREAKING DOWN THE COMPLEX MEDICAL LANGUAGE OF LABOR INTO SIMPLE LANGUAGE. THEY OFFER PRACTICAL AND TACTICAL APPROACHES AND STRATEGIES TO FACE THE UNKNOWN WHILE PROVIDING HANDS ON TECHNIQUES YOU CAN TAKE INTO THE BIRTH ROOM FOR AN EMPOWERED BIRTH EXPERIENCE AT A HOSPITAL, HOME OR BIRTHING CENTER.


• THE SCIENCE AND WISDOM OF LABOR AND BIRTH
• THE ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY OF THE FEMALE BODY
• TIPS AND TECHNIQUES ON HOW THE BIRTHING PARTNER CAN SUPPORT THE MOM IN LABOR
• SIGNS AND STAGES OF LABOR
• PAIN COPING TECHNIQUES
• LEARN THE POWER AND CLOSENESS OF SHARING THE BIRTH EXPERIENCE WITH YOUR PARTNER
• CREATING A BIRTH PLAN
• PHYSIOLOGICAL CHILDBIRTH AND THE HORMONE COCKTAIL
• WHAT YOU CAN CONTROL AT THE BIRTH SO YOU CAN SURRENDER
• NECESSARY VS. UNNECESSARY INTERVENTIONS
• EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL PREPARATION FOR CHILDBIRTH
• HOW INTERVENTIONS ARE USED
• HAND ON PRACTICE OF THE POSITIONS FOR LABOR AND PUSHING
• TRANSITIONING INTO PARENTHOOD THRU THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CHILDBIRTH

THE CLASS IS TAUGHT ON TWO DAYS, 1-6PM (10 HOURS TOTAL) ON BOTH SATURDAY & SUNDAY AS A WEEKEND INTENSIVE.

SILVER LAKE HAS LOTS OF GREAT RESTAURANTS. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO MAKE A DATE NIGHT OUT OF IT AND ENJOY OUR LOCALS FOR A MEAL BEFORE OR AFTER.



WHO SHOULD COME

GRACEFULL FAMILIES, FRIENDS, EVERYONE, AND ANYONE CARING FOR SOMEONE EXPECTING, WANTING TO FEEL MORE CONFIDENT AND PREPARED; PLEASE COME!


PRICING

$475 PER COUPLE

PLEASE CALL THE CENTER AT 323.486.7134 TO SEE IF THERE IS SPACE. IF YOU ARE NOT A GRACEFULL CLIENT ALL CLASSES MUST BE PAID FOR BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND.

THANK YOU.