We found a need for families that couldn't make a weekly childbirth class but wanted the camaraderie of having other students present in a class. This class is packed full of information, you'll walk away with a booklet and handouts to have on hand as you prepare for your baby's birth.

Accelerated one day class  Saturdays or Sundays

9:00a - 4:00p      

Cost  $150 per couple

$25 deposit request will be sent with confirmation email

  • December 02 - Encinitas (Sunday class)
  •  Stay tuned for 2019 class dates

Classes are held in two locations 

 - Poway -  on hold for renovations

 - Encinitas - Tree of Life Birthing Center 617 Saxony Pl - Ste 103

Two Locations - One day full of fun and learning

“When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.” ~

Marie Mongan

Instructors Annely Allen & Jenna Demarest
Certified doulas having helped hundreds of
families with the birth of their babies.

Class Registration

In this class you will learn various ways in maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy, understanding the Birth Process, Finding Comfort for Your Labor & Preparation for Parenthood in the immediate weeks following the birth

of your baby.

So You're Having A Baby

Childbirth & Postpartum Basics

The class will include teaching and discussion of the following:

  • Stages of labor
  • Ways you can know when it's time to head to your place of birth
  • The way your baby and your body work together through your labor and birth
  • Options for comfort (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological)
  • Medical interventions and their place in labor and birth
  • Newborn procedures and options treatment you have
  • Packing for the hospital (what is great to take and what you don't need too)
  • Arriving at your place of birth and the check-in process
  • After baby arrives- your first days postpartum

Along with class instruction you will receive take home materials which include resource lists,  a birth plan template,and booklets from Plumtree Baby - For a preview of the booklets visit