Small group one day intensive classes are offered once a month in Brooklyn while private childbirth classes can be scheduled in the comfort of your home at any time. All of my classes are designed to give you the broad spectrum of the normalcy of the birth process.
After giving birth to their baby with the support of a doula, most couples will exclaim, “I couldn’t have done it without you!” What they are really saying is that they have felt the positive experience of birth. They didn’t feel alone or helpless or acted upon. A doula completes the community of people it takes to allow a woman to give birth to her baby.
A postpartum consultation can give the mother that extra needed support in navigating this life transition so that she feels comfortable and secure with feeding, organization and the emotional ups and downs of those first days and months. It can also ensure that each family member feels integrated and educated within this new family dynamic.
Breastfeeding counseling sessions can be arranged in your home if you feel that you need some extra help with position, latch, frequency or pumping. I am a certified lactation educator counselor (CLEC) and able to help you get more comfortable with breastfeeding during those first few days and weeks at home.
No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. — Epicetus