Piedmont Doulas is happy to join with Lauren Rathbone at Births and Beginnings to offer several upcoming childbirth education classes and parenting workshops at the office of Novant Health Triad OB/GYN, in Winston-Salem, NC!

Pregnant women

Comfort Measures For Labor-Come learn and practice a variety of comfort measures that will help you better manage your labor experience. Relaxation methods, several effective and useful labor positions that help reduce discomfort and promote labor progress. Breathing techniques, advanced calming strategies, and other physical and emotional tips and suggestions will be presented. Learn how to make your birth environment calm and comfortable. Cost is $25 for two people. If you have more than one support person you’d like to bring, an extra charge of $5 applies. This class fills up quick every month, register now!  Thursday February 19th, Thursday, April 16th, Thursday June 18th, 6-8 pm

Real People: Sleeping Baby Boy African American Head Shoulders

Newborn Know-How–You’ve got infant care questions, and we’ve got answers! Learn basics such as diapering, swaddling, bathing, safe sleep, infant cues and much more!  As an added bonus, we will be sharing information from H.U.G. (Help, Understanding, and Guidance for Young Families) – an evidence-based, innovative and family friendly program to help expectant and new parents understand the body language of their newborn, learn how to soothe your baby and how to use the information to prevent and solve common problems with a newborn’s sleeping, eating, crying, and with parent-child bonding and attachment.  A must for first time parents! Feel more confident about your new role! Class is $25 for two people. Thursday, March 12th, Thursday May 14th, 6-8 pm 

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Hospital How-To   This class covers writing your birth plan, the stages of labor, and packing your hospital birth bag. Being prepared was never so easy! $25 per couple Tuesday, March 3rd, Tuesday, June 2nd, 6-8 pm

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Expectant Grandparenting   Babies haven’t changed, but what we know about them has! Come and learn what new parents are learning. The class will cover how you can combine your wealth of knowledge and experience with the latest infant care (i.e. sleep, soothing techniques, etc), safety (i.e. car seats, baby wearing, etc.), and child rearing practices – as well as how you can support and encourage the new parents in a gentle and helpful way as new grandparents!  Cost is $25 for two people  Thursday, February 26th, Tuesday May 5th, 6-8 pm

All classes are held at Novant Health Triad OB/GYN, 2909 Maplewood Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Register for any or all of these classes here 

You may also register by email or phone, or contact us with questions, at piedmontdoulas@gmail.com, or 336-448-4114.  Read more about your instructors by visiting Births and Beginnings, and Piedmont Doulas

Class sizes are limited, so sign up early!

Register here

As always, happy birthing!