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Preparing for Birth works hard to bring you Colorado Springs childbirth classes, breastfeeding classes, and more.  We are here to encourage and help you grow in confidence as your family grows.

Let us help you pack your “birth and breastfeeding tool kit” through a light-hearted, interactive, and relevant class series.

We also have a class to fit your schedule, since we offer both weeknights and weekends, as well as privately scheduled options. Our educators, Tiffany Miller (CCCE, Student Midwife) and  Desirre Andrews (CPM, RM), are trained and certified through CAPPA to offer you the highest level of expertise and knowledge for your entire childbearing journey, and beyond.

Take a look at the schedule below, and choose which class suits you best. (Link for registration at the bottom.)

Class Schedules (subject to change):

Saturday Classes | 10am-6pm | $175

  • CURRENTLY ON HOLD: The Natural Birth Workshop: A condensed 8-hour workshop for those planning to give birth at the hospital (with or without medication), birth center, or home.

  • CURRENTLY ON HOLD: The Newborn & Breastfeeding Workshop: Breastfeeding from first latch to first solids, as well as newborn care, postpartum recovery, life with baby, family planning, and more.

  • The VBAC Workshop: Specialized childbirth information for moms who are planning a trial of labor after a previous cesarean. Includes the Natural Birth Workshop.
    • July 22nd, 2017
    • August 26th, 2017

Tuesday Night Class Series | 6pm-9pm | $250

The Essentials for Childbirth Series (6 week series): This class is a comprehensive look at pregnancy, labor, birth, breastfeeding, and newborn care in approximately 15 hours of hands-on instruction. It starts with the basics of pregnancy, moves naturally through labor challenges, what to expect with various interventions, and how to get breastfeeding started. It finishes in the final weeks with a complete breastfeeding basics class, newborn care, and what those first six weeks postpartum are really like.

July/August 2017

  • 6/27/2017 – 8/8/2017 | The Essentials for Childbirth Series
    • no class on Independence Day

September/October 2017

  • 9/5/2017 – 10/10/2017 | The Essentials for Childbirth Series

November/December 2017

  • 11/7/2017 – 12/19/2017
    • no classes Thanksgiving week

Private Classes $35 p/hr. with a minimum of 3 hours.

  • Customized to your schedule and content needs. After registering below and paying for the three-hour minimum, an instructor will contact you to help you choose your class topics, schedule, and determine the amount of class time required based on topics chosen, your needs, and your budget.  The difference in fees, if any, above the three-hour minimum are due the day of the class.