Vicki Elson, MA, CCE, CD teaches “Baby Welcome!” childbirth preparation classes in Northampton, MA. Parents planning to give birth in the hospital or at home are welcome. Partners and helpers are welcome. Classes aren’t preachy about any particular “right” way to give birth, but emphasize confidence, strength, joy, informed choice, flexibility, and sensible parenting with love.
Vicki has been teaching these classes since 1983, and it’s still fun! She’s a mom, grandma, and doula, and she trains childbirth educators too.
Sliding scale $100-200 per family. Maximum 5 families per class. Aspiring childbirth professionals are invited to audit the class.
EMAIL VICKI to find out when the next series begins!
Yes, you can!
Getting to know each other
Confidence exercise: Amazing Yourself
Vicki’s birth movie
Physiology of birth
Juggling work and family
Labor tools experimentation – what works?
Complications and interventions
Postpartum care of the mama
Birth movies to cheer you up