Childbirth Education (in person & online)

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Try our new pay what you can afford for our in person and online classes!!

We provide comprehensive childbirth education classes in Milwaukee with a twist: take the reigns on what YOU are interested in and want to learn! Choose a few topics or take the complete series to get the best possible start in parenthood. Each session lasts approximately 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 hours depending on the class size, participation, and particular class, so please plan appropriately when signing up for classes.


Class fee: 

  • $40 / $30 / $20 / $10 per family - you choose what you can realistically afford (Please read below)!
  • $100 if you request a private class


Michelle believes in giving back to her community so her classes are on a pay what you can afford basis.  Her full fee is $40 per class, but she works on the honor system....you know what you can afford, so look at your finances and consider the value of her classes and if finances are an issue please pay what you can afford and attend our high quality classes.   

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You can register for one individual class, multiple classes, or all of them.  You choose what you want to learn.

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Nutrition, Warning Signs, Signs of Labor, Exercise

Nutrition, Warning Signs, Signs of Labor, Exercise

Additional Information

In this class we will help you understand proper pregnancy nutrition, help you to understand warning signs and signs of labor.  We also include some simple exercises to help your body prepare for the big day.Please come prepared to do some simple stretching exercises.
Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
2019 class dates:

  • July 6th at 7 pm
  • August 3rd at 7 pm
  • Septemher 7th at 7 pm
  • October 5th at 7 pm
  • November 2nd at 7 pm
  • December 7th at 7 pm

Stages of Labor

Additional Information

Learn the ins and outs of the various stages of labor.  In this class you will learn what the stages are and what to expect during each stage.  
Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
2019 class dates:

  • June 15th at 4 pm
  • July 8th at 6 pm
  • July 13th at 1 pm
  • July 20th at 4 pm
  • August 10th at 1 pm
  • August 13th at 6 pm
  • August 17th at 4 pm
  • September 14th at 1 pm
  • September 21st at 4 pm
  • October 12th at 1 pm
  • October 19th at 4 pm
  • November 9th at 1 pm
  • November 11th at 6 pm
  • November 16th at 4 pm
  • December 2nd at 6 pm
  • December 14th at 1 pm
  • December 21st at 4 pm 

Labor Support for the Expectant Mother and her Partner / Natural Labor Support

Labor Support Techniques/Natural Labor

Additional Information

This class is essential as you and your partner prepare for the big day.  This class teaches both expectant parents and their partners techniques for comfort, progressing labor, and so much more.  This is a very interactive class, so please be prepared to move, learn and have fun.
Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
2019 class dates:

  • July 10th at 6 pm
  • July 13th at 4 pm
  • July 27th at 1 pm
  • August 10th at 4 pm
  • August 22nd 6 pm
  • August 24th at 1 pm
  • September 14th at 1 pm
  • September 17th at 6 pm
  • September 28th at 1 pm
  • October 12th at 4 pm
  • November 9th at 4 pm
  • November 18th at 6 pm
  • November 23rd at 1 pm
  • December 9th at 6 pm
  • December 14th at 4 pm

Medications and Medical Interventions

Medications and Medical Interventions

Additional Information

in this class you will learn not only about medications and medical interventions, but you will also learn the risks and benefits.  When you leave this class you will be prepared to make educated decisions on what is in the best interest of you and your baby.
Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
2019 class dates:

  • June 13th at 6 pm
  • June 15th at 1 pm
  • July 6th at 1 pm
  • July 20th at 1 pm
  • July 29th at 6 pm
  • August 3rd at 1 pm
  • August 17th at 1 pm
  • August 26th at 6 pm
  • September 7th at 1 pm
  • September 21st at 1 pm
  • October 5th at 1 pm
  • October 19th at 1 pm
  • November 2nd at 1 pm
  • November 16th at 1 pm
  • November 20th at 6 pm
  • December 7th at 1 pm
  • December 10th at 6 pm
  • December 21st at 1 pm

Postpartum Mom and Newborn Care

Postpartum Mom and Newborn Care

Additional Information

Unsure of what to expect after the baby comes?  Learn all about what your mind and body will be going through physically and emotionally after the birth.  We discuss how life will change after baby, and also learn about normal newborn appearance, procedures potentially performed, sleeping and feeding patterns, safe sleep, comforting baby, and more.
Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
2019 class dates:

  • June 20th at 6 pm
  • July 6th at 4 pm
  • July 30th at 6 pm
  • August 3rd at 4 pm
  • August 29th at 6 pm
  • September 7th at 4 pm
  • October 5th at 4 pm
  • November 2nd at 4 pm
  • December 7th at 4 pm

Putting it All Together - how to maximize getting what you want for your birth

Putting it All Together

Additional Information

You have carefully chosen your healthcare provider, your birthing location, and taken your childbirth education classes.  What else can you do to increase the chances of having the type of birth you desire?  Attend the Putting it All Together class to maximize your chances.  This class is all about fine tuning:
What questions should you ask your provider and birthing location?What should go on your birth plan?How can you enhance your comfort in your birthing location?How can partners fine tune their support to make it the best birth possible?
2019 class dates:

  • July 27th at 4 pm
  • August 25th at 4 pm
  • September 28th at 4 pm
  • November 23rd at 4 pm

Breastfeeding and Feeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding and Feeding Your Baby

Additional Information

We’ve got you covered here! This class offers you an understanding of all your options, techniques and the different stages of feeding for you and your baby.
There is a heavy emphasis on breastfeeding in this class. While we do talk about formula feeding the goal of this class is to help make your breastfeeding relationship a success.  
Specific topics included are: 

  • Anatomy of the breasts and how they make milk
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby
  • Breastfeeding techniques (latch and positioning)
  • Pumping and storing breastmilk
  • Breast issues and concerns and how to handle them
  • What to do when things aren't going as planned
  • Formula costs and how to prepare formula safely according to the
  • World Health Organizations guidelines
  • Introducing solid foods at an appropriate age


2019 class dates:

  • June 12th at 6 pm
  • July 24th at 6 pm
  • August 28th at 6 pm 
  • September 11th at 6 pm
  • October 15th at 6 pm
  • November 13th at 6 pm
  • December 11th at 6 pm

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