In this way, every birth is a natural birth: each of us is part of nature, not separate from it, and nature is always stunning in its variety. Your birth, then, is part of the natural world, however it unfolds.
— — Lauralyn Curtis
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GentleBirth Childbirth Preparation Classes


GentleBirth combines brain science, birth science and technology to empower positive birth through preparation. Our program, which includes training and education in mindfulness, hypnosis, CBT and sports psychology is well established, backed by evidence based research and the successful positive births and testimonials of thousands of women around the world. Founded in 2006 by Tracy Donegan, GentleBirth has grown to become a global leader in childbirth education. GentleBirth has offices in Dublin, Ireland and Mountain View, California, certified instructors that hail from more than a dozen countries and our mobile app is available on iOS and Android in 155 countries.

GentleBirth will guide you to become more resilient and present for a positive birth experience and give you coping strategies that you will continue to use in daily life and throughout your parenting journey.

Each day the GentleBirth app guides you through our unique brain training program tailored exactly to your circumstances. You’ll have access to the GentleBirth community for emotional support and the advice of GentleBirth experts.

Why you should follow The GentleBirth Program:

  • GentleBirth optimizes brain plasticity in pregnancy and the postpartum period

  • Daily use of the GentleBirth program rewires your brain for calm and confidence

  • Improve your emotional resilience and bounce back from stressful events faster

  • Reduce activity in the limbic part of the brain in labor to feel emotionally in control

  • Make informed decisions by increasing connections in the prefrontal cortex

  • Reduce baby brain symptoms by increasing connections in the hippocampus

  • Feel happier and more stable as you become more gentle with yourself

  • Build a buffer to stressful events in labor reducing potential birth trauma

  • Change pain perception for a more comfortable birth experience                                     

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Workshop Schedule:

We completely understand that making time is hard! This is why we offer a variety of different workshop schedules to fit your needs. If neither of these group settings work for you, contact us today for a private class! 

One Day Hybrid Workshop from 9:30 AM- 6:30 PM
Weekend Workshop Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM  


For more information or to register for these classes visit link below or contact us at the bottom of this page for more details!

Topics Covered in a GentleBirth Workshop:

      Pain definition and perception
      Biology of Fear
     Fight/Flight, Challenge Response
      Mindset & Priming
     Sports Psychology
     Internal/External Distractions
    Power Pose / Power Positions
      Intro to Mindfulness
     Intro to Hypnosis
      Hypnosis session
      Mindfulness Session
      Hormones during birth
     Hacking your hormones

      Breathing Techniques
     Physiological process of birth and positioning
      Physical comfort measures
      Signs of labor/Activities for labor
      Acupressure Points
      Hospital admissions process, Active Management of Labor, BRAIN

Try out the GentleBirth App FREE in a 7-Day trial! 


Looking for Private Childbirth Classes?

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