Confidently prepare for a positive birth experience – Join The Birth Class
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The empowering, evidence based online birth education program that will help you confidently prepare for a positive birth experience
As you prepare to birth your baby, you may be feeling many things; excitement, overwhelm and perhaps fear of the unknown.
This is normal and expected, as is:
If this sounds familiar, you’ve come to the right place.
Featuring 10 audio lessons with perinatal health specialists, you can listen from the comfort of your home when you’re relaxed and receptive to new information. The Birth Class is a conversation starter between you and your birth partner that informs, encourages and empowers you to journey towards labour with knowledge and confidence.
and so much more.
Let’s look at exactly what you’ll learn inside the program.
We begin our journey by walking you through:
Lauretta teaches on all things anatomy, including:
Together, we discuss:
Our prenatal yoga teacher and birth educator, Jodi, walks us through:
Beth and I explore:
What you will learn:
A wealth of wisdom on:
In the final audio, you’ll learn:
We’ve detailed the main points from each audio module (including illustrations of active birth positions and stages of labour) so you can sit back and listen without needing to take notes.
A simple step-by-step template so you can write a thorough and organised birth plan.
A beautiful guided relaxation that reduces stress and encourages deep rest.
A simple breathing practice to help you slow down and connect with your body, your breath and your baby.
An essential list that you can tick as you pack your hospital bag.
This simple outline takes your support person through early and active labour – what to expect, how to support and what to say when challenges arise.
The ideal addition for visual learners.
Meditations to release tension, foster trust and navigate a change of plans.
An illustrated guide to antenatal expressing – everything you need to know about collecting and storing colostrum.
I've been listening to the podcast for a few years and found the stories inspiring and I wanted to be more informed during my first birth but I wanted to be in a comfortable environment that allowed me to listen in my own time with a familiar voice. This course is excellent for that and having the work book, information for my fiance and additional exercises is great as well. I don't feel the need to go to birth classes and I like that the course touches on different types of births (vaginal and caesarian) which gives me information I didn't think I'd otherwise need or actually wanted to look into. I still look to other sources for information because knowledge is power but this course is definitely a great one if you don't want to do additional research.
I recently purchased The Birth Class and have just started the course and absolutely loving it so far! My husband was very open to doing the course with me which I'm SO happy about! I can't wait to continue working through the course and learning about how I can have a positive birth for my second child.
After months of listening over and over again, I got my dream, natural birth with our second daughter. I worked with my body and it’s natural hormones. We were overdue by 11 days, and I had Jodi and Rhea’s words in my head in the days leading up to our 12 hour labour. It was one of the best days of my life. I’m so proud 💕
I couldn’t not pass on my immense gratitude for you and everything you do in the birth space, your podcast and of course The Birth Class!!
The content was easy to listen to and absorb and I loved how unbiased it was and gave examples of all types of birth and options available. Even though my second birth ended up in an induction (something I was personally hoping to avoid) it was absolutely amazing and I felt so empowered throughout the entire labour. I knew my options, the pros and cons of interventions offered to me and being so informed from The Birth Class allowed me to really focus on the moment instead of worrying about anything else. So thank you again! I recommended The Birth Class and your podcast to everyone and currently loving your postpartum series on the podcast!
My husband and I did this course together and I can't explain how much we learnt and how empowered I feel about birth now. It aligned perfectly with my philosophy and really helped me make informed decisions when it came to putting my birth plan together.
The knowledge we gained from this course helped us feel confident and excited about birth which, I won't lie, was really scary before.
Thank you so much to the team that put this together!
There’s no time limit on The Birth Class. Listen as many times as you like in this pregnancy and come back to it in the years to come.
Convenient Audio Format
Listen on your babymoon road trip, when you’re relaxing in the bath or on your morning walk around the neighbourhood. You’re one-touch away from preparing for a positive birth experience.
Affordable Access to Expert Advice from Perinatal Health Specialists
A unique opportunity to listen to a range of pregnancy and birth experts so you can make informed choices that are best for you.
Hi there, I’m Sophie — host of the top-rated weekly podcast Australian Birth Stories (15 million downloads and counting), creator of educational programs for pregnancy and motherhood, and mother to 3 boys under 10.
I have a Masters in Public Health, and for as long as I can remember, I’ve been deeply interested in babies and birth; a fascination that only amplified when I became pregnant with my eldest son, Niko.
Despite planning for a drug-free birth centre birth, what unfolded was a lengthy 36 hour labour with a hospital transfer, induction, epidural, episiotomy, forceps, and a postpartum haemorrhage....
I feel that it’s never too early to start educating yourself on the process of labour, and birth. Even if you’ve done it all before.
Generally, it’s a good idea to begin some form of education for you and your birth partner by about 20-24 weeks with the aim to have your labour preparation finished by 34 weeks. This gives you time to process what you have learned and think about how you will implement it on the day your baby arrives.
In saying that you have lifetime access to The Birth Class so you can grab it now and listen as many times as you like.
The breathing exercises and meditation are for pregnancy so you can start them as soon as you like.
Ideally, you should start birthing classes towards the end of your second trimester and aim to have them completed by 34 weeks.
Birthing classes teach you about the physiological process of birth which helps you to understand exactly what the body does in labour. With this understanding comes trust in the body’s natural ability to birth. Alongside this education, we teach a range of breathing and sound techniques and mindset tools you can use to navigate labour and birth, skills that are beneficial for birthing women and their support partners. Beyond this foundational knowledge, we discuss the range of pain relief options available for labour (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological), the risks and benefits of inductions and interventions, and what you can expect from a caesarean birth. We also discuss the hours after birth and how they’re affected by the type of birth you had and how you choose to feed your baby.
Research shows that a positive birth experience – regardless of where and how a woman is birthing – is dependent on two things: the birthing woman being able to make informed decisions and those decisions being supported and respected by her care provider.
Birthing classes give you accessible evidence-based information, language to confidently discuss your birth preferences with your care provider and practical skills to navigate labour and birth. If you want a positive birth experience, birthing classes are essential.
Childbirth classes encourage you to get prepared for birth. They start the conversation between you and your birth partner about your priorities and intentions for birth, they help you understand the process of birth and give you skills so you can approach labour, birth and postpartum with calm and confidence.
It’s a really great idea to understand what happens in your body during labour so you can understand the role of contractions and therefore welcome the pain of labour as good, positive, productive pain. It’s also beneficial to understand your pain relief options so you can make confident and informed decisions in labour. Labour and birth are unpredictable so discussing your preferences for all eventualities is a pro-active step to a positive birth experience.
Our online birth education course, The Birth Class, is $269 and gives you lifetime access to eight audio modules featuring a range of perinatal specialists who discuss everything from the role of hormones in labour, the process of a c-section, breathing and sound skills for labour, achieving a VBAC and what you can expect from the hours after birth.
You and your partner can listen where you’re most comfortable and when you’ve got the time and energy to absorb the information and consider how you want to plan for your birth. It’s a personal and intimate form of education that doesn’t involve uncomfortable group workshops or the time pressure of weekend classes. Listen in your own time – in the car, in the bath, on a Sunday morning when you’re in bed drinking tea – and listen as many times as you like. Online birth education starts available conversations between you and your birth partner that will ensure you go into labour with trust in the prices, an understanding of your options and practical skills to navigate all possible scenarios.
This audio series will be available for you to listen to conveniently via the web or through the free Kajabi app which is Apple and Android compatible.
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No matter how your experience unfolds on the day.
My intention is that this program leaves you feeling encouraged, excited and informed; demystifying the birth process, and freeing you from any fears or confusion you might be feeling as you get ready to meet your baby.
You’ve got this — and your virtual birth team and I have got you covered.
To your beautiful birth,
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