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Beginning with Birth Childbirth Education – 207 Charlotte St, Family to Family, Asheville. 828.777.8899. Chama Woydack, LCCE, HBCE, CD(DONA). Beginning with Birth is a fun, interactive course for first time or experienced parents. In six engaging sessions, you’ll gain the tools you need to have a joyful, healthy pregnancy, labor and birth, however it unfolds.
Birth Asheville Natural Childbirth Classes - Georgette Blackford, I offer a 10 week series with classes that are 2 1/2 hours in length. I’m here to tell you that pregnancy and birth CAN be a beautiful, life changing event without drugs, without fear, and even for some, without pain. With a healthy pregnancy, good support, and proper education, anything is possible, including a peaceful, intervention free birth experience.
Buncombe County Health Department Childbirth Classes - 828.674.8477 or 828.250.5040. The Buncombe County Department of Health works with community partners to assure that childbirth classes are available in English and Spanish, especially for women who have Medicaid. Medicaid pays for classes. Women without Medicaid can also sign up for classes and are responsible for paying for classes by check, cash or private insurance. Classes conducted by MAHEC Family Health Center, Minnie Jones Health Center, and Mission Hospital. See link for more details.
Communitas Doula Holistic Childbirth Classes - 828.242.6594. Asheville. Mayari Waymouth, CD(DONA). This is a five-part series of classes that cover a range of topics important to pregnancy, labor and birth, and newborn care. The classes are intended for parents who are interested in exploring natural birth through a variety of media, from birth art to discussions about physiology and labor to videos of beautiful natural births.
Empowered Birthing - 30 Ravenscroft Dr, Asheville 28801. 828.231.9337. Laura Beagle, CD, LMBT, and Jo Roberts, RN. We are currently restructuring our childbirth class offerings. For the latest information and an updated class schedule, please call us at 828.231.9337.
Homegrown Babies Childbirth Education – 207 Charlotte St, Family to Family, Asheville. 252.256.1692, Info@HomegrownBabies.com. Whether you’re a first-time or experienced parent, alone or with a partner, striving to have a VBAC, water, or unmedicated birth, these classes will enrich your knowledge not only of childbirth but of your relationships: to your partner, your care provider, and yourself. Inquire about hypnobirthing and Lamaze classes.
Informed Beginnings Childbirth Education - Susan Mooney, BS IBCCE, 828.303.6352, firstname.lastname@example.org. Fun, interesting and comprehensive childbirth education designed to meet your needs. I have been teaching classes in natural childbirth for 20 years. My classes are based upon the principles and philosophies of the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative.
Mission Hospital Childbirth Classes - various locations. One Call Scheduling 828.213.2222 or 877.213.1221.
Pardee Hospital - 800 N Justice St, Hendersonville 28791. 866.790.WELL.
Park Ridge Health’s The Baby Place, Celebrate Pregnancy One Day Childbirth Class - Park Ridge Health. 828.681.2229 or 855.774.5433. This is not your typical childbirth class! This class is offered in an interactive format to help you learn and retain all the right and most important information. Please bring three comfy pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class. Topics covered in the course include the following: • Dealing with pregnancy ailments • Labor process & labor support techniques • Breastfeeding & newborn care. Register here for this one day class (click on classes) or call 828.681.2229 or 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).
Peaceful Beginning Peaceful Birth Forums - 640 Merrimon Ave, Spa Materna, Asheville 28804. 828.258.3327. All pregnant couples are welcome and we invite doulas, nurses, family members & other maternal care professionals to attend and share in the discussion. The forums are “birth circle” style, focusing on normal birth and breastfeeding.
Women’s Wellness and Education Center Empowered Birthing Childbirth Classes - 4 Arlington St, Asheville 28801. 828.333.0598. These fun, informative and hands-on classes were developed and are taught by Trish Beckman, nurse midwife. This 6 hour class session is focused on the natural process of birth. Trish believes that if couples can learn how the baby works with the pelvis and how the hormones support the process they can learn to work with all the natural tools available to support and promote normal birth.
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