Join us for a private prenatal class in the comfort of your home, or at my office on my farm in the mountains of East Tennessee. Group classes are on a TBD basis - when I have two or more families that are interested, we will set a date.

holistic childbirth

Our Holistic Birth Essentials Prenatal Classes are for anyone birthing in Tri-Cities, TN (Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, Unicoi) - whether you are hoping to have an all natural birth, know that you want pain relief or are having a planned caesarean. You will leave our classes feeling empowered to have the birth that you want. This is a one-of-a-kind childbirth class in the Tri-Cities - every class will include natural and holistic suggestions for pregnancy, labor and delivery and for after baby is born. You will leave feeling empowered and ready for your upcoming birth.

Prepare Wisely
Birth Powerfully
Parent Confidently

What to REALLY expect when you're expecting...

Is the idea of giving birth and the prospect of life with your new baby a little intimidating? Do you feel that the information you have been getting so far is overwhelming or full of conflicting opinions about how you “should” do things? Our holistic prenatal classes will give you the knowledge, tools and confidence to birth and parent confidently.

Our Holistic childbirth classes are broken up into 3 classes (6 hours total). The curriculum includes:


  • Creating a realistic birth plan
  • Optimal pregnancy nutrition
  • Exercise & staying active
  • Understanding your options for birth
  • Packing your hospital bag
  • Natural remedies for common ailments
  • Preparing for the last weeks of pregnancy
  • Learn positions for optimal positioning
  • Coping with pregnancy discomforts
  • Getting your home ready for baby
  • What to expect at the hospital
  • Signs of early labour
  • Medical conditions and emergencies
  • Labor & Delivery

  • Learn the signs of labor
  • Timing contractions
  • When to the go to your place of birth
  • What if I go past my due date?
  • Natural remedies to encourage labor
  • Understanding the stages of labor
  • Cesarean birth (planned or not)
  • Should I get an epidural?
  • Partner's role & how they can help
  • Coping with labor & managing pain
  • Breathing, birth positions & pushing
  • Clamping, cutting cord & options
  • Holistic suggestions for pain relief
  • Baby's Arrival & After

  • Skin to skin - how to and why?
  • Breastfeeding how-to & support
  • Your hospital stay
  • Bringing home baby
  • Natural remedies for birth recovery
  • Car seat safety
  • How to care for your newborn
  • Creating safe sleeping arrangements
  • Meal planning & support for the first few weeks
  • Baby blues & postpartum depression
  • Intimacy with your partner
  • Connecting with other new parents
  • Holistic suggestions for pain relief
  • Are you ready to become empowered for your upcoming birth?

    Choose from our group classes or private prenatal classes