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.

One day full of fun and learning

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

Marie Mongan

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 Sundays

9:00a - 4:00p      

Cost  $150 per couple

$25 deposit request will be sent with confirmation email

  • December 01 - Full waitlist available 
  • 2020 classes coming soon

Classes are held in Encinitas located at:

Tree of Life Birthing Center 617 Saxony Pl - Ste 103

So You're Having A Baby

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

Class Registration

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

Childbirth & Postpartum Basics