Finding a high-quality natural childbirth class that fits your birth philosophy, coping style, and schedule is hard enough. We created this list of the top 5 natural childbirth classes in Chicago to help make your choice a little easier.
We’ve created a list of five natural childbirth classes that will help you prepare for a natural childbirth in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area. These classes have all been recommended to be included on this list. Each class presents a different curriculum, and will offer varied approaches to childbirth. Do your homework to find the best fit for your birth philosophy and coping style.
Here’s our list of top natural childbirth classes in Chicago:
Kopa Birth® offers local and online childbirth classes to prepare couples for natural birth. Practice deep relaxation, breathing techniques, labor positions, and much more. Kopa Birth® can help you prepare for an amazing natural birth!
Video-based, Online Childbirth Classes
• Cost: $195+
• 8 comprehensive video classes
• 12+ hours of instruction
• Natural hospital birth footage
• Mock labor experience
• Downloadable relaxation audio tracks and course manual
Birth without Fear
Bradley Method affiliated instructor, Julie Parache, offers a 12-week class that includes anatomy, nutrition, and labor prep.
Birthways offers an 8-week childbirth class, breastfeeding classes, doula support (labor and postpartum) and overnight infant care.
Chicago Natural Birth
Chicago Natural Birth offers a variety of courses through coursehorse.com. There are 5-week courses or 8-week courses which include natural pain management, nutrition, birth writing your birth plan and breastfeeding.
Diamond Doula Care
Diamond Doula Care partners with Ohana Parents to offer a 6-week childbirth class that includes natural pain management, hospital-based classes for natural and intervention births, breastfeeding and newborn care. They also offer doula services.
The University of Chicago Medicine: Family Birth Center
The Family Birth Center offers a complete Lamaze course taught over one weekend and as well as a refresher class for those who have taken the full two-day course.
Do you have a recommendation of a natural childbirth class in Chicago that should be included on this list? Please, tell us! Contact Kopa Birth® for possible inclusion on this list.