Birth Techniques Intensive
1 Session San Francisco
Using hypnosis, relaxation, meditation, breathing, the power of your mind, and the connection with your baby to give birth the way that nature intended.
Take this Intensive if you have already taken another standard childbirth education class and you want to
focus on the skills, information and practices that women and their partners need in order to have as natural a birth as possible.
There’s a part of you who already knows how to give birth.
Jewish Community Center of SF
3200 California Street @ Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94115
Limited to 15 couples.
When to take the series
As early as 24 weeks and as late as the day before giving birth. Taking the class earlier gives you more time to integrate the practices and use them during pregnancy as well.
This is NOT a standard childbirth education class. We do not cover the following topics: birth plans, interventions, protocols and procedures, common medical circumstances that arise, newborn procedures, & post-birth self care.
Please schedule a private 3 hour session to cover these topics.
In The Birth Techniques Intensive Class, We Will Cover:
- The birth philosophy and benefits
- The 5 Essentials of Birthing to keep you confident and focused
- The physiology of labor and how the techniques support your body and mind
- What to actually do during labor
- How to provide labor support that facilitates the mom’s ability to focus
- Effective communication
- Self hypnosis, directed breathing, and focused visualization
- Practical tools, techniques and language to support feeling powerful in the birth environment
- 1.5 hours of practice to learn the breathing, visualization, and massage techniques
What a truly amazing day!
Rachel embodied the strength, aliveness and knowledge I’d been dreaming of in my pregnancy. I learned and experienced so much. It was such a beautiful bonding experience with my husband and baby.Kate F.
I’m looking forward to my birth even more now!
I want to compliment Rachel’s amazing time management, and balance of professionalism with warmth. I loved the detailed email I received before class and how Rachel kept the class on track and on time. Rachel is clearly a highly skilled practitioner and educator, AND a kick-ass business woman!Lis G.
Rachel’s class got me balanced and centered for birth AND life.
Through Rachel’s class, my partner and I connected.. I mean really connected. Instead of just going through our pregnancy on autopilot we became even more aware, conscious, and mindful of who are as a couple and, of course, even more connected to the little love we created and are bringing into the world.Camilla C.
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