Childbirth Education

Prepare for your baby's birth day through a variety of classes for parents and siblings.  Whether you are first time parents or are birthing again, there is a class for you!

All of our classes are taught Krista Volpe, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor and DONA Certified Birth Doula.  Our classes are evidence based, hands-on and fun!

 

Lamaze Classes

 

Multi-day evidence based classes that cover labor, birth and immediate postpartum.  This is a great class for first time parents!

Other dates and private classes may be available.

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Evidence Based Birth®


A valuable hybrid class designed by Evidence Based Birth ®!

 

  Typically 6 weeks (or 4 weeks accelerated ) of fantastic, evidence based videos (~20 hours) to be viewed at your convenience and weekly live Zoom calls.  This class covers topics more in depth than the Lamaze class.  Includes mentorship from me, your EBB instructor, access to the EBB Academy & a printed workbook.

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Birth of a Sibling 
Comfort Measures

 

One day, 2 hour class designed to arm you with techniques and tools to cope with labor.  Special focus on positioning, relaxation, fear and movement. $60

Classes are in person.

Next class 10/29 from 9:30a-11:30a

OPTION: add on a private 1 hour session to broadly cover labor or other topic of interest to you. Additional $40

Comfort Measures
 
Infant Massage
(Single Session)

 

Samantha Scalpone, a Certified Infant Massage Teacher, provides parents and caregivers with techniques to provide a nurturing touch that helps promote their babies’ healthy growth and development in this one hour class.   Learn a basic massage routine which can help improve infant sleep, decrease stress, and foster deeper bonding. You will leave the session with an understanding of the benefits of infant massage and your baby’s engagement cues.  Open to parents and caregivers of infants age 3 through 12 months or non-walkers. Bring your baby to class; if your infant is sick when class is 

scheduled, please come learn the techniques using a baby doll. 

Infant Massage
(4-Week Session)

 

During four one-hour classes, you will practice infant massage techniques for the face, arms, legs, chest, and back in greater depth. In addition, you will learn to use these techniques to help relieve colic, gas, nasal congestion, and teething.  Open discussion topics will include fostering engagement, benefits of infant massage, use of oils, and more. This class is open to parents and caregivers of infants age 3 through 12 months or non-walkers. Taught by Certified Infant Massage Teacher, Samantha Scalpone, in Warwick, NY and Northern New Jersey.

Questions? Contact Krista.