This group is a non-judgmental and compassionate place to explore our changing relationships with our bodies and food, share our triumphs and struggles, and be supported in fostering a loving, peaceful, and joyful relationship with our changing bodies. Hosted by Childbirth Educator and Doula, Asiyah Abdul-Mu'min. Click here to register.
This five-week series is taught by Morgan West of Hummingbird Midwifery. It is perfect for families planning on home or birth center births. You will learn the tools you need to be confident and connected throughout the birthing process, and will be in community with other expecting families. Click here to register.
Welcoming Rachel Alkire of the Grow Family Acupuncture offering an introductory session in infant massage.
The Fabric of Connection - Rebozo and Somatic Awareness Workshop for Birth Professionals.
In her Embodied Birth and Fabric of Connection classes, Ilka integrates and synthesizes all the knowledge she has acquired in the last 20 years about how to be in the body, embody the mind, and trust the inner process. Her classes are fun and hands on, full of practical knowledge so you can start using your new skills confidently!
Birth outcomes are more favorable when a woman feels completely supported, whether by her partner, doula or immediate family. Partners will gain insight into offering the emotional and physical support a woman needs in labor, and how to protect the birth environment promoting a more relaxed space to welcome your child into.
Being a mother is an entirely new identity. This phase of life is something you have never experienced before and is a LOT to balance. Join Dana Bitzer in an experience of designing your life to be full and purposeful without the mama burnout, regret, or guilt!
Join us as families share their birth stories at a potluck brunch. We hope that through this medium we can celebrate our families and their diverse experiences of birth, and also allow space for pregnant families to grow in their knowledge as their birth-days near.
An inspiring 8-week class for moms and their pre-crawling babies. Come to connect deeply with your own parenting vision and values, learn from other mothers, and acquire proven communication tools to raise a self-confident and compassionate child.
This circle is open to any pregnant person hoping to dive deeper into their desired experience of birth through a creative exercise. This is a great opportunity to be with other pregnant people in preparation for the transitions of childbirth and early parenthood! RSVP here.
Becoming a father is a life-changing event, which may be both joyful and terrifying. While the role of mother is typically more visible, fathers undeniably play a critical role in the lives of their children. This group will offer you the community and support that you need!
This weekend-long course offers full training and certification for postpartum doulas. This course provides everything an aspiring postpartum doula will need to confidently and effectively support new families in the most holistic and gentle way. Including 3 hours of breastfeeding instruction with a board certified lactation consultant. For more info and to register: cornerstonedoulatrainings.com/sign-up
This intensive 24-hour workshop covers everything an aspiring doula will need to build and maintain a sustainable and successful birth practice. Leave this course with the confidence, knowledge, and skills to begin attending births immediately! For more info and to register: cornerstonedoulatrainings.com/sign-up
The recent media spotlight on American maternal health & birth outcomes has placed doula care in the mainstream healthcare conversation. How do doulas and doula advocates protect their right to practice as they see fit? What is external regulation vs internal regulation? What are the steps towards formal organization? How can the use of client management technology support these efforts?
The Bay Area Homebirth Collective hosts a Postpartum circle open to all families with babies-in-arms. Come be held in community during the transition into life with your baby, and connect with other families doing the same. Space is held by a collective midwife. Suggested donation of $1-$10.