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Classes

Child Birth Education Class

Birth Detroit Childbirth Education is designed to be a learning community for birthing people and families* to grow in their knowledge, power and understanding of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period in all safe birth settings (birth center, hospital and home).

Topics Covered

This class will teach the importance of nutrition and stress management during pregnancy, the stages of labor, comfort techniques for labor, postpartum and newborn care, and much more! Handouts and access to birth professionals are included with this 6-week course.

Registration is NOW OPEN for 

Child Birth Education classes! 

Registration for Jan. 13th-Feb. 17th HYBRID Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Jan. 18th-Feb. 22nd HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 6p-8p

Registration for Mar. 2nd-Apr. 6th IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Mar. 7th-Apr. 11th HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 6p-8p

Registration for Apr. 20th-May 25th IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Apr. 25th-May 30th HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 6p-8p

Registration for Jun. 8th-Jul. 13th IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Jun. 25th-Jul. 18th HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 6p-8p

Registration for Jul. 27th-Aug. 31st IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Aug. 1st-Sep. 5th HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 6p-8p

Registration for Sep. 14th-Oct. 19th IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Sep. 19th-Oct. 24th HYBRID Thursday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Registration for Nov. 2nd-Dec. 7th IN PERSON Saturday Childbirth Class 11a-1p

Class Capacity: 10-12 participants (6 total couples) 

Registration Required

Class Length

120 minutes (Session includes didactic, dialogue, and

activity-based learning.) The Series consists of six

120-minute sessions over six weeks.

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Course Instructors​

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Jennifer Day

IBCLC, RLC, Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator

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Elon Geffrard 

Doula and Childbirth

Educator CLC, ICCE, CD(DONA)

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Alexis Grantham CD(DONA), LLMSW

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Liz Harvin

Full Spectrum Doula, Certified Hypnobirthing Educator

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Shardae Herriford

Full Spectrum Doula

CBE, LCE

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Erika Millender

Birth and Postpartum Doula, LCCE

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Shatoria Townsend

Birth and Postpartum Doula, CLC

​Infant/ Toddler CPR and First Aid Class
(In Person)

 In partnership with Nature's Playhouse, this 2-hour in-person class held locally, is designed to prepare parents with infants and/or small children to learn the basic skills of infant CPR and first aid. Participants can choose to just come to get training or pay for a two year certification option.  

Course

Instructor

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  Aja Burnett

Certified BLS Instructor

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