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Learn the essentials of childbirth in NYC through comprehensive classes that cover topics such as labor and delivery, pain management techniques, breastfeeding, and postpartum care.

4 classes in-person in NYC have spots left, and 5 classes live online are available.

Comfort Measures

Boober @ 15 Warren Street, New York, NY

Discover the transformative power of pain-coping skills as you prepare for labor and birth. Learn a diverse range of comfort measures and coping techniques to reduce pain, decrease stress, and increase your comfort during childbirth. Equip yourself with the tools and techniques needed to approach labor with confidence and minimize discomfort.

(18) All levels 18 and older

Childbirth Basics

Boober @ 257 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Get ready for your upcoming birth journey with our comprehensive childbirth education class. Gain knowledge, confidence, and essential skills to have a safe, healthy birth aligned with your ideals. Join our engaging and intimate setting to connect with other expectant parents and learn from experts with over 20,000 assisted births.

(18) All levels 18 and older

Childbirth Intensive

Boober @ 257 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Prepare for your upcoming birth journey with our comprehensive childbirth education class. Gain knowledge, confidence, and a toolbox of pain-coping skills to approach labor with comfort and ease. Join our expert-led sessions to learn and practice effective techniques for a safe and empowering birth experience.

(18) All levels 18 and older
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Get Ready – Childbirth Express

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Prepare yourself for the incredible journey of childbirth. Gain knowledge, confidence, and practical skills to navigate the stages of labor, understand hospital procedures, explore pain relief options, and advocate for yourself. Join other expectant parents and leave feeling relaxed and prepared for the birth of your baby.

(1068) All levels 18 and older
$250
for 2 students
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Preparing for Postpartum

Boober @ Online Classroom

Discover how to navigate the unique challenges of the postpartum period during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gain valuable insights and create a personalized postpartum plan with expert guidance from Jada Shapiro of Birth Day Presence. Don't miss out on this essential course for new parents.

(18) All levels 18 and older

Childbirth Basics

Boober @ Online Classroom

Prepare for the journey of parenthood with Birth Day Presence's comprehensive virtual class. Discover the stages of labor, pain management techniques, birth options, and more, all presented in an inclusive and supportive environment for families of all types.

(18) All levels 18 and older

Comfort Measures

Boober @ Online Classroom

Prepare your mind and body for childbirth with a diverse range of comfort measures and coping techniques. Discover how to minimize discomfort and approach labor with confidence, equipped with the transformative power of pain-coping skills. Join us at Boober for an empowering journey towards a more comfortable and confident birth experience.

(18) All levels 18 and older

Lamaze Childbirth Preparation (Weeknight)

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ *Online Class

Get ready for your special "birth" day with a balanced approach to childbirth at Lamaze International - DC Chapter. Learn about anatomy, labor signs, comfort measures, hospital procedures, and more in this fun and informative class. Plus, a make-up class is available just in case!

(2) All levels 16 and older
$195

5 sessions

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HypnoBirthing (Online)

Sakinah Birth @ Online Class

Discover the transformative power of HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method and learn how to approach childbirth with calmness, joy, and confidence. This evidence-based program will teach you and your partner valuable techniques for a more comfortable and relaxed birthing experience, while also fostering a deep bond with your baby. Uncover the secrets of instinctive birthing with HypnoBirthing.

All levels 18 and older
$350

5 sessions

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Lamaze Complete Childbirth Preparation

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Lamaze complete childbirth education — it’s not just breathing! Labor lasts an average of 12-16 hours. Will you know what to do? Childbirth can run the gamut from ecstatic to traumatic. Increase your chances of having a wonderful experience by learning strategies to deal with the challenges of labor — easing the pain of contractions, reducing interventions and making informed decisions. Prepare for your labor by learning: The process and...

(1068) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$275
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Childbirth Education One Day Dive

Boober @ 141 W 72nd St #1, New York, NY

Prepare for an empowered birth experience with a comprehensive childbirth education course that goes beyond the basics. This engaging and interactive class provides expectant parents with the knowledge and skills to confidently navigate labor and delivery. Join a supportive community of families and discover effective pain relief techniques, evidence-based care, and more.

(18) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$375
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4 hr Childbirth, Breastfeeding & Newborn Care (English)

The New York Doula @ 64 W 3rd St, New York, NY

This class offer a combined breastfeeding and newborn care class which will help new families to become familiar with the basics of feeding your infant in the first 6 weeks after birth and how to care for your infant in the first 6 weeks after birth. Partners encouraged to attend! Take this class before you have the baby. Topics covered will include: How to make sure your baby is latched on correctly How to avoid sore nipples and infections ...

All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$256.64
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Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

Boober @ 605 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Breastfeeding is easy right? Yes! For many women, it is. But there are some common pitfalls to avoid. If you are prepared with what to look out for from the first moments to first days, you have a much higher likelihood of ease with breastfeeding and a plentiful milk supply.  We offer a combined breastfeeding and newborn care class which will help new families to become familiar with the basics of feeding and caring for your infant in the...

(18) All levels All ages
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$199
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Homebirth Childbirth

Boober @ 182 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY

The homebirth childbirth class Birth Day Presence is well rounded and accessible. As doulas and childbirth educators, we have assisted thousands of expectant parents through a wide range of birth choices and experiences. We welcome all types of families and individuals. This is a class specifically for parents-to-be who are planning to give birth at home with a midwife. The homebirth childbirth class is a blend of lecture, video, demonstration, and...

(18) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$399

2 sessions

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Sex, Pleasure and Birth Workshop

Boober @ 182 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Sex, Pleasure and Birth! with Debra Pascali-Bonaro of Orgasmic Birth Learn about the sexuality of pregnancy, labor, and birth; using images, sound and story Debra will guide you to explore the intimacy of childbirth, normal hormonal physiology of labor, birth, breastfeeding, sexuality and Orgasmic birth. Learn how to use pleasure as a tool for comfort and ecstasy in birth and life. Understand how birth ambiance affects labor,...

(18) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$125
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Expecting Twins: For Couple

Twin Love Concierge @ **Virtual Classroom

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, all scheduled upcoming classes will be moved to a LIVE SKYPE CLASS which will enable parents to take from home. We will continue to monitor the situation and return to locations only after it is safe to do so.  Twin Love Concierge’s Manhattan and Brooklyn’s Expecting Twins Classes classes help connect you with other expecting twin parents in your local area whilst educating you on all the key areas...

(5) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$150
for 2 students
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Pre/Postnatal Yoga

92nd Street Y

Learn a variety of breathing and relaxation techniques to help you breathe more fully and increase concentration. Strengthen specific muscles to support pregnancy, delivery and the body’s recovery after giving birth.

(1068) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
Free

3 sessions

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Manage Sleep & Circadian Disruption w/ Herbal Medicine

Boober

Managing Sleep and Circadian Disruption with Herbal Medicine How does being up all night for a birth alter your body's secretion of cortisol? Why is it more difficult to get good "catch up" sleep following a birth if you get home during the day? How does eating in the middle of the night at a birth affect your blood sugar metabolism, digestion, and your sleep cycle the following night? In this workshop we will explore the link between "chronodisruption"...

(18) All levels 18 and older
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HypnoBirthing®

Element Natural Healing Arts

Students attending this class will learn the art and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner. This hypnobirthing class is as much a philosophy of birth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing and stress-free birth. The knowledge of how to give birth naturally lies within each and every woman. Emphasis is placed on pre-birth parenting and the consciousness of the pre-born baby.

All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules

3 hr Childbirth,Breastfeeding & Newborn Care (English)

The New York Doula

What are the topics in this class? Signs of labor, stages of labor Physical changes and happenings during labor and how to know whether they are normal or not Emotional changes and happenings during labor and how to embrace them Partner's role  Your birth team Most important questions to ask your care provider Relaxation and breathing techniques Positions for different stages of labor Pain coping Procedure when being admitted in labor...

All levels 18 and older
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Reviews for Childbirth Classes in NYC

Childbirth Classes in NYC are rated 4.5 stars based on 1,093 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

    Reviewed by Meriam L. on 10/19/2018
    Very informative. Patient and answered all questions. Nice size group.
  • Expecting Twins: For Couple

    Reviewed by Anafe B. on 1/8/2018
    It was a fun, informative and enjoyable class. I would highly recommend this class to other expecting twin couples out there.
  • Childbirth Intensive

    Reviewed by Noa L. on 5/26/2016
    Jen was super sweet and knowledgeable. Made the classes a breeze and answered all of our doubts and questions. Me and my partner now have a much better idea of what we're going into and what type of birth we want. Highly recommended.
  • Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

    Anonymous review on 8/8/2015
    Jada was really well informed and gave us a lot of good info. Left the class feeling empowered to take on parenthood.
  • Childbirth Education One Day Dive

    Reviewed by Hana S. on 4/20/2015
    Very in-depth and informative, with a good hands-on practice component. Teacher was extremely knowledgeable and struck the right balance between explaining all the options, while still making clear which elements are most supported by scientific evidence.

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