NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION & TAX DEDUCTIBLE 

The Birth Foundation
Birthing with Integrity, Respect, Trust and Honor

Breastfeeding Education with an IBCLC

(Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant)


This class provides instruction on breastfeeding techniques as well as encouragement and support for a woman’s choice to provide breast milk for her baby. Topics include anatomy, milk production, positioning and attachment techniques and prevention and relief of common problems. Establishing milk supply and providing breast milk for a baby who is not yet able to breastfeed is also discussed. Fathers are also encouraged to attend. This class offers handouts, videos and visual aids. 


3 Hours of Breastfeeding Education

1st Friday of each month:

Friday, March 4th 2016 6:30-9:30

Friday, April 1st 2016 6:30-9:30

Friday, May 6th 2016 6:30-9:30

Friday, June 3rd 2016 6:30-9:30



Taught by Paula Laria-Rosella, IBCLC

**Classes will also be taught in Spanish, please contact us for dates. 



New Mama Support Group

We offer a nurturing, yet casual, non-judgmental forum to ask questions and get real support. Get support with feeding, baby wearing, bonding, napping, fitness, nutrition, soothing your baby, natural remedies, and more.

 Our group facilitators include: experienced newborn specialists, childbirth educators, birth doulas, lactation educators & counselors.


Every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30

Starting March 9th 2016
















Natural Chiildbirth classes:

Our Natural Childbirth Series is designed for families who are planning to give birth unmedicated, naturally at a hospital. These classes focus on natural birthing. Our classes include an abundance of handouts, visual tool, hands on techniques for labor support, videos of pregnancy, labor & delivery. We also explore the processes of labor and delivery, along with preparation—both physical and emotional–for birth. We explain the importance of nutrition,educate you on your anatomy while pregnant, teach and practice techniques of labor & delivery positioning, labor support(doula), partner support, pain management options, newborn care,breastfeeding along with postpartum care and support. 

6 week series

 

Taught By Cali Judson CBE

 

 

Birthing From Within course











Our classes are as unique as your individual birth. They are appropriate for first-time as well as experienced parents no matter what type of birth you are planning (Hospital, Birth Center, or at Home; natural or unmedicated, cesarean or VBAC birth). No two classes will ever be the same, because we adapt each class to meet the needs of the parents in the room.

~Gain an understanding of how labor works
Birth in awareness in our birth culture, whatever the birth location or outcome of the events of your birth
~Prevent or minimize emotionally difficult births through compassionate, honest preparation
~Increase your confidence by practicing mindfulness and effective pain coping techniques
~Explore the unexpected outcome; control the controllable
~Learn practical information about birth, life with a new baby, and your evolving relationships
~Learn how to make dads and partners an intricate part of the birth experience, supporting mom while increasing connection and intimacy with mom and baby
~Learn the ancient techniques of the Rebozo for comfort during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum
~Plan to be well supported as your new family navigates the postpartum journey

Taught by Jessica Chapman


Classes Offered by the Birth Foundation

Alternative Birthing Classes

Our Alternative Birth Series is designed for families who are planning to give birth at home or at a birth center. These classes focus on natural birthing. Our classes include an abundance of handouts, visual tool, hands on techniques for labor support, videos of pregnancy, labor & delivery. 


We also explore the processes of labor and delivery, along with preparation—both physical and emotional–for birth. We explain the importance of nutrition,educate you on your anatomy while pregnant, teach and practice techniques of labor & delivery positioning, labor support(doula), partner support, newborn care,breastfeeding along with postpartum care and support. These classes will also cover water birth options, positions and questions answered by a Midwife or Midwife assistant. 

6 week series


Taught By Cali Judson CBE

Weekly Breastfeeding Support Group with an IBCLC

Weekly Support groups offer: 

-overall community breastfeeding support

-weigh-ins before and after feedings 

-how to store breastmilk 

-how and when to pump 

- explanation on additional supplementing aids if needed

-Q&A for all breastfeeding questions


Weekly Classes every Tuesday, starting March 1st,  9:30-10:30


*Private Consultations are also available. Contact Pure Births directly to book your consultant with an IBCLC. 

​www.purebirths.com