Free Online Childbirth Class: Class #1 Of The KOPA® PREPARED Online Birth Course

Free class to prepare for natural birth in a hospital.


Nikolett C
Zurich, Switzerland
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Loved it! Thank you for all the information! They gave me the confidence in my own body, tips on relaxing myself, my muscles, and I was able to manage labor pain unmedicated, and have a beautiful natural birth. :) Thank you Katie again!
Hannah R
New York, USA
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So grateful! My son came a little earlier than expected so I didn't get a chance to take the full course. However, I learned enough from the first class that I was able to stay calm and work through my contractions. Next time, I'm signing up early!
Pennsylvania, USA
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Insightful! Wonderful class. Short, to the point, helpful, and awesome to do some practice within the class vs just a lecture.
Quebec, Canada
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Loved it! Thank you for all the information! Most practical intro video. I felt that the demos were really really effective. My husband also thought they were very effective to see what it looks like to work as a supportive and in-sync birth team.

What's Included in the Class?

Relaxation 101

Learn about deep relaxation in this free online birthing class

The ability to relax your muscles as much as possible during contractions is fundamental to a positive natural birth. Learn easy, practical ways to release tension and stay calm, even during contractions.

Guided Imagery for Labor

Learn about guided imagery in this free online birthing class

Guided imagery audio tracks are a helpful and easy way to practice relaxation at home. Get started by sampling tracks such as “The White Light” imagery and our progressive relaxation script.

Here's What You'll Learn

Tap into your power

How to labor coping tools enable you to birth with power and confidence by supporting your body’s innate ability to manage labor pain

The proven birth framework

How to apply a proven framework used by thousands of moms to simplify birth preparation and overcome the most common hurdles

Change your pain mindset

How to overcome the fear of pain in labor by reframing the concept of pain, suffering, and effective coping in labor

Introduction to relaxation

Practice a foundational pain-coping tool — deep relaxation. Learn why and how relaxation during labor will transform your birth experience.

The FREE Online Birth Class Package Includes:

Class #1 of the KOPA® PREPARED Online Birth Course: A Foundation of Relaxation

This first class in the Kopa Birth® Online Birth Course series lays the foundation for why relaxation is central to a calm, positive, unmedicated birth experience. 

The following subjects will be discussed in the class:

Relaxation 101

Guided Imagery for Labor

Why Natural Birth?

Pain vs Suffering In Labor

Cooked vs Uncooked Noodle Theory

The 3 Rs

Positions for Relaxation

Fear Tension Pain Cycle

Answers to your FAQs

No, all we need are a few details like name and email address to create your account. No credit card or payment information needed!

Once you submit your information and click “enroll,” you’ll receive an email to create a password. When that step is complete, you’re all set to log in at and start watching the class! If you don’t receive your password reset email within 10 minutes, contact us at [email protected].

For 14 days after signing up, you will have access to Class #1: A Foundation of Relaxation. You’ll also be able to stream our guided imagery and relaxation audio tracks to help you start practicing.

The paid Kopa Birth® Online Birthing Course includes 8 core classes with over 12 hours of video instruction, and bonus natural hospital birth footage. You’ll also be able to download our 100+ page course manual and our exclusive Meditations & Imagery for Labor audio tracks.

You can still log in to However, your class will not be available to view. To continue your birth prep, check out the comprehensive Kopa Birth® Online Birthing Course.

Countless moms have told us that this first free class was transformational in the way they viewed labor pain and their ability to cope with it.

Thousands of women have taken the Kopa Birth® Online Birth course and gone on to experience empowering and successful natural hospital births. While some elements of birth are unpredictable, you are completely in control of the way you prepare for birth. We’ll help you learn to manage labor pain with confidence, advocate for your preferences in the hospital, and  make informed choices when unexpected events arise. You CAN have a natural birth in a hospital, and we’re here to help!