KOPA® PREPARED Plus Online Childbirth Course
The KOPA PREPARED® PLUS Course is the ideal course for a first-time mom with a goal of a natural birth. The curriculum covers coping techniques, positions of comfort for labor, hospital interventions, and much more. Additional PLUS features include extended 7-month access period to the online material as well as a variety of other classes and resources to ease your transition to parenthood.
This course package includes all components of the KOPA PREPARED® Essentials package:
- 8-Class KOPA® PREPARED Online Childbirth Course
- Mock Labor Experience
- Meditations & Imagery for Labor Audio Tracks
- KOPA® PREPARED Downloadable Course Manual
- 30-Day, Money-Back Guarantee
- BONUS CLASS: Natural Hospital Birth Video Footage
- Kopa Birth® Postpartum Care Class
- Private Kopa® Members Facebook Group
PLUS, you'll also receive:
- Extended 7-month online access period for review and skills practice
- Kopa® Meal Plans
- Relaxation Triggers® Class
- Prenatal Fitness: Fitness Instruction & Workouts for Each Trimester (not offered for individual sale)
- Newborn Babywearing Basics Class (not offered for individual sale)
- 3 Partner Labor Guides®
- “Affirmations for Labor” Audio Tracks
- “Touch Relaxation” Audio Tracks
KOPA® PREPARED Online Childbirth Course
Class #1: A Foundation of Relaxation (1:01:25)
Class #2: Birth Process & Early Labor (1:35:35)
Class #3: Breathing & Active Labor (54:41)
Class #4: Transition & The Pushing Phase (1:39:58)
Class #5: Positioning & Sensory Techniques (59:50)
Class #6: Medications, Cesareans, Inductions (57:45)
Class #7: Benefits & Risks of Intervention (1:02:08)
Class #8: Birth Plans & The Mock Labor (2:05:33)
The KOPA® PREPARED online course includes 8 comprehensive video classes with over 12+ hours of course material. Preparing for a calm and positive natural childbirth requires preparation and practice. As you aim to finish your course 2 months before your due date, you will have ample time to develop your ability to relax deeply, to engage in patterned breathing techniques, and to work effectively with your partner and healthcare providers.
Natural Hospital Birth Video Footage
Join Katie Griffin (RN, LCCE, and mom of 6), your pregnant instructor, on a shared journey of practice and preparation for a natural birth in a hospital. The course is comprehensive, practical, and engaging — plan to enjoy yourself! At the end of the course, you’re invited to come along with Katie and her husband Seth for the labor and natural hospital birth of the newest addition, Baby #5!
Mock Labor Experience
Have you ever wanted to know what contractions are like? The Kopa Birth® mock labor has you covered! This mock labor, presented in the 8th class, is the culmination of the course and offers the perfect opportunity for moms and partners to practice the skills they’ve been learning. And since this is an online course, you can use it to prepare over and over again
Meditations & Imagery for Labor® Audio Tracks
Guided imagery is a powerful way to develop the skill of total body relaxation, and is also a valuable tool for many moms during labor. The Kopa Birth® Meditations & Imagery for Labor audio downloads will take you on a mental journey of relaxation through 6 calming, birth-focused meditations.
KOPA® PREPARED Course Manual Download
This comprehensive, full-color, 100 page course manual is a valuable reinforcement to the information you will learn in your course. In addition to pictures and helpful tips, you’ll find sections for Homework, Healthcare Provider Talk-Points, and thorough lists of citations and current references. Print off your course manual, get out a pen, and take some notes!
Kopa Birth® Postpartum Care Class
The 90-minute Postpartum Care class includes information about the physical and emotional changes moms may experience in the weeks following birth.
Hear from the perspective of Katie Griffin, a registered nurse, as well as boots-on-the-ground postpartum experiences of 8 moms who have recently given birth. This class is not only fun and engaging, but it’s highly informative and sure to help both moms and partners face the postpartum phase with confidence!
Private Kopa® Members Facebook Group
Access your instructor and join a community of other moms in our private Facebook group only for Kopa Birth® childbirth course participants. This is a place to ask questions, share tips, get advice, and to support each other through pregnancy, birth, and beyond.
Kopa® Meal Plans
A healthy baby begins with a healthy pregnancy, and a healthy pregnancy is centered in good nutrition. Kopa Birth®’s Registered Dietitian, Stephanie Whiting, has created one week of daily, nutritious and practical meal plans to support a healthy pregnancy. The recipes use affordable, accessible ingredients to create meals that you and your family are sure to love.
Kopa® Relaxation Triggers Class
Relaxation Triggers are another tool mom can use to diversify her guided imagery practice and add depth to the rituals she uses in labor. This class is presented by Rachel Gray, a Certified Recreational Therapist, and offers a more advanced, hypno-style approach to relaxation. The Relaxation Triggers class is intended to supplement the KOPA PREPARED® course instruction on deep relaxation.
Prenatal Fitness: Fitness Instruction & Workouts for Each Trimester
Maintain a fit and healthy pregnancy through safe and effective pregnancy workouts! Certified Personal Trainer Tatum Rebelle presents the facts on exercise in pregnancy, dispels common myths, and offers prenatal fitness routines catered to each trimester of pregnancy. Instructional videos are included to demonstrate each exercise.
Newborn Babywearing Basics
Newborn Babywearing Basics is a video-based class presented by Master Babywearing Educator, Bonnie Stafford. The class highlights the many benefits of babywearing, and offers key principles to ensure baby’s safety. Bonnie also demonstrates the common holds and carries that can facilitiate a successfuly babywearing experience in the newborn phase.
3 Partner Labor Guides®
The Partner Labor Guide® Series provides mobile access to the information a partner needs to support mom throughout labor. The downloadable guides are designed for optimal viewing on a mobile phone. Titles include “Sensory Techniques,” “Positions for Labor,” and “Positions for Pushing.”
"Positive Affirmations for Labor" and "Touch Relaxation" Audio Downloads
Download two additional guided imagery scripts. “Positive Affirmations for Birth” offers positive, encouraging mantras to build your confidence in your ability to give birth. “Touch Relaxation” offers an interactive script for moms and partners to practice the skill of touch relaxation together.
Mobile-Friendly for On-the-Go Viewing
KOPA PREPARED® courses are flexible and convenient. You can view your Kopa Birth® online course on your computer, tablet, or phone. Access your videos anywhere you can get an internet connection, and view in either HD or SD quality.
30-Day, Money-Back Guarantee
You can purchase with confidence knowing that your online childbirth course comes with a 30-day, money-back guarantee. If for some reason you’re not satisfied with the course, let us know, and we’ll refund your purchase.