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PARENT CLASSES

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We love empowering families to have the best birth experience possible–whether birthing in a hospital, birth center, or at home–and to be set up for success in their postpartum time and early parenting journey.

we offer

PARENT CLASSES

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We love empowering families to have the best birth experience possible–whether birthing in a hospital, birth center, or at home–and to be set up for success in their postpartum time and early parenting journey.

Minneapolis Postpartum Doula

HERE YOU’LL FIND:

support for parents in the classroom + beyond

At Better Beginnings, all classes and workshops are live instruction and come with printables/materials so you take your knowledge and toolbox with you when the class is done. These class and workshop fees include the birthing person and one partner/support person. Additional support people (grandparents, nannies, etc) may register for half price, per person.

At Better Beginnings, all classes and workshops are live instruction and come with printables/materials so you take your knowledge and toolbox with you when the class is done. These class and workshop fees include the birthing person and one partner/support person. Additional support people (grandparents, nannies, etc) may register for half price, per person.

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Education

Our education opportunities help you understand the different options available to you in your birth and beyond, so that you can make informed decisions and feel good about your choices.

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Empowerment

By empowering you with the information you need, our classes and workshops help you create an experience that is right for you and your family.

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Ease of Mind

We will help you know what to expect during this important time of transition, so that you can feel more confident and less stressed. You should be able to enjoy this exciting time!

Because we are in the business of support, Better Beginnings doula clients get 50% off all classes and workshops.

Minneapolis Postpartum Doula

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8-Hour Express Birth Class

Dates & Times:  Saturday and Sunday 1-5 PM
Location:  West Saint Paul
Cost:  $259 *doula clients get 50% off

Taught by an experienced childbirth educator and birth doula, this is a great way to learn about what you and your partner can expect and how to work with your body to bring your little one(s) safely into your arms. This class is appropriate for those giving birth in a hospital, a birth center, or at home.

  • staying healthy in pregnancy.

  • birth options and plans.

  • supportive partners.

  • stages of labor.

  • variations in labor.

  • comfort measures.

  • relaxation techniques.

  • breastfeeding in the first days.

  • postpartum recovery and newborn care basics.

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Expecting More: Multiples Class

Dates & Times:  Weekdays @ 6:30-8:30 PM
Location:  Virtual
Cost:  $199   *doula clients get 50% off

Congratulations on your multiples pregnancy! Your babies are on the way, and it’s time to learn how to be ready for life with twins, triplets, or more. This is a virtual class with a live instructor. We encourage you to register for a cohort that is completed by 34 weeks of pregnancy or earlier. This class was developed by and is taught by an experienced birth and postpartum doula and lactation educator (and a mom of twins!). You will finish the class feeling empowered and encouraged.

  • normalize the experience of expecting, birthing, and parenting multiples.

  • increase knowledge about and confidence in birthing multiple babies.

  • equip parents with knowledge about feeding multiple babies, both individually and tandem or as a trio.

  • increase knowledge about and confidence in caring for multiple newborns, including diapering, bathing, safe sleep, and more.

  • provide parents with information about basic equipment needs for multiple babies, including babywearing.

  • create connections between expectant parents of multiples and families with older twins and triplets by having experienced parents of multiples share during class time.

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Breastfeeding Class

Dates & Times:  Wednesdays @ 6-9 PM
Location:  West Saint Paul
Cost:  $99    *doula clients get 50% off

This three hour class is perfect for learning how breastfeeding works and what to do in the early days to get feeding your little one off to a great start. This class is taught by a certified lactation educator and counselor. It is encouraged you to register for this class to be completed by your 37th week of pregnancy.

  • milk production and establishing a good supply.

  • latching baby without pain.

  • positioning for comfort.

  • pumping and so much more.
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Newborn Care Class

Dates & Times:  Thursdays @ 6:00-8:00 PM
Location:  West Saint Paul
Cost:  $79   *doula clients get 50% off

Taught by an experienced postpartum doula and newborn care expert, this two hour class covers the basics of caring for your newborn. We encourage you to register for this class to be completed by your 37th week of pregnancy.

  • diapering tips and tricks.

  • bonding with your little one.

  • easier bathing.

  • helping your baby (and you) sleep well.

  • carseat safety information.

  • important health and safety knowledge.

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Postpartum Prep Workshop

Dates & Times:  Wednesdays @ 5-6 PM
Location:  Pacifier – Woodbury
Cost:  $29    *doula clients get 50% off

*THIS CLASS IS PAUSED FOR THE TIME BEING. PLEASE REACH OUT IF YOU NEED A REFERRAL TO ANOTHER CLASS.*

Prepare for your postpartum time by learning smart ways to get more rest, recover well, and enjoy your “fourth trimester” to the fullest. Taught by an experienced postpartum doula and parent, this hour-long workshop will cover great tips and tricks for making the most of your first weeks post-birth.

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Insurance + Cancellation Policy

Insurance reimbursement is possible when you submit your receipt to your health insurance company.
Refunds/Cancellations: Canceling your reservation 8 or more days in advance will prompt a 100% refund, minus a $30 administrative fee. If you cancel 0-7 days in advance, we are not able to issue a refund, though you may transfer your registration to a future offering of the same class, if available.
Insurance reimbursement is possible when you submit your receipt to your health insurance company.
Refunds/Cancellations: Canceling your reservation 8 or more days in advance will prompt a 100% refund, minus a $30 administrative fee. If you cancel 0-7 days in advance, we are not able to issue a refund, though you may transfer your registration to a future offering of the same class, if available.
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Minneapolis Postpartum Doula

LET US SUPPORT YOU + YOUR LITTLE ONE
in the moments that count

You spend months preparing for your new baby/babies.
Now let us to guide you through your birth and postpartum journey.

CONTACT US

Minneapolis Postpartum Doula

LET US SUPPORT YOU + YOUR LITTLE ONE
in the moments that count

You spend months preparing for your new baby/babies.
Now let us to guide you through your birth and postpartum journey.

CONTACT US