Cleveland Clinic Birthing Classes and Other Birth Class Settings

If you’re looking for Cleveland Clinic Birthing Classes, Cleveland Clinic breastfeeding education classes, breastfeeding guidance from a trained professional, seeking a natural birth, looking for someone to educate you and give you confidence for the birth you’re dreaming of or are interested in exercise to prepare for your birth, this article is for you. I have not only included Cleveland Clinic Classes but also have added an excellent list of the best classes to take and which professional would fit your needs best.

Birth and Breastfeeding Guidance Classes at Cleveland Clinic

No matter what emotion is racing through you, Cleveland Clinic Birthing Classes will certainly be there to help and give you answers you need. Adding to your family can be exciting and Cleveland Clinic caregivers are ready to help you welcome your new bundle of joy. Cleveland Clinic Birthing Class topics are limited to which hospital you have chosen to give birth at.

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Free Cleveland Clinic Birthing Classes:

Although not all classes are free Cleveland Clinic Birthing classes, here is a list of some that may be available at your chosen hospital.

Early Pregnancy:

This class is designed to answer all your questions, know what to expect and how to prepare for your bodily changes that will happen as your baby grows during first trimester (13 weeks). You will also learn about the Cleveland Clinic obstetrics model of care and how caregivers will support you through your pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Birthing Center Tour:

Get educated on what to expect during your stay and this will end with a Q&A session with your instructor.

Night with a pediatrician:

This is a Q&A session for information about pediatric services.

Boot Camp for New Dads:

For new and expectant dads, this Cleveland Clinic Birthing Class is for you! Feel free to ask any questions you may have within a supportive environment. This class covers how to support moms and form a parenting team, how to bond with your baby, child safety and more.

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Other Classes:

Preparing for Childbirth Class:

This class will cover the process of labor, supportive coaching techniques, birth ball and other labor tips, medical interventions, cesarean birth, postpartum care and more. This class also includes other classes: Virtual Tour, Baby Basics & Breastfeeding Preparation classes.

Natural Un-Medicated Class:

This class includes anatomy and physiology of childbirth, role of childbirth pain, natural pain coping mechanisms, medical interventions, postpartum care and more. This class also includes other classes: Virtual Tour, Baby Basics & Breastfeeding Preparation classes.

Breastfeeding Preparation:

If you’re looking for Cleveland Clinic Birthing Classes that assist in breastfeeding, this is the one for you. This class is for you and your partner to prepare and feel educated about breastfeeding. Class topics include getting off to a good start, how baby establishes your milk supply, positioning, latching, pumping and storing, returning to work and more.

Baby Basics:

This class is for expecting or adoptive parents and grandparents. Topics include parental adjustments within the first six weeks, soothing an upset baby, newborn reflexes and abilities, infant safety and more.

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Smaller, natural minded birth classes

Classes with Fruit of The Womb Prenatal Services

Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator Angel Coleman provides natural childbirth classes, Lamaze classes, breastfeeding classes and postpartum & newborn classes. These classes are smaller, natural minded birth classes with Fruit of The Womb Prenatal Services.

Lamaze childbirth Class:

This class assists women in feeling confident and well-informed about what to expect during childbirth. No matter what birth you are planning, whether it be natural or cesarean, Angel wants you to feel ready to take on your birth journey and feel prepared through breathing techniques, conquering your fears and more! Virtual, private 1-1 or in person.

Prenatal Health Class:

Angel’s prenatal class is built to help you own your birth. This class helps you learn how to stay healthy during pregnancy, how to feel confident picking the right hospital, coping skills and beyond. This class is offered as a self-paced online course.

Breastfeeding Classes:

This class is built to help you feel confident in your breastfeeding abilities and includes a worksheet and resources.

Postpartum and Newborn Class:

This class covers newborn care and infant development. Together you will cover going back to work, what baby items you need, safety, baby behavior and more.

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Mama bird other NICU class and meetings

Mama Bird is a Certified Breastfeeding Educator BEC(BAI), Certified Birth Doula CD(BWI) and Certified Kangaroula Doula in Kangaroo Mother Care (BWI). In addition, she has been teaching classes on physiological birth, breastfeeding and mother infant care for over 6 years. All classes are based on biological needs plus expectations of babies and mothers. These are based on the most up-to-date and evidenced based research, not based on hospital protocol.

Prenatal Breastfeeding & 4th Trimester Class:

Join Madison for an evening full of learning what your baby expects, how your body works to nourish your baby and care for your newborn. These are small group classes with an open discussion for expecting families. Topics include responding to your baby’s needs, how your body makes and maintains milk, latch and positioning, maximizing rest and more.

Private Breastfeeding Classes:

The transition into motherhood is an amazing experience in a women’s life. This class will educate your mind, body and heart. You will learn what your baby will expect of you once they’re born, how your body works to nourish them. You will physically go through the motions of caring for your newborn and leave this class with more confidence within motherhood for mother and their partner.

This class will cover responding to your baby’s needs, hunger cues, learning how your body makes and maintains milk, latch and positioning, weight gain, diaper output and more.

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Hand Expression Class:

This is a private 1 on 1 session with Mama Bird Hendry. Within this class she will demonstrate hand expression, teach you techniques and relaxation tools, milk storage and applying hand expression to daily life.

Hand Expression benefits:

  • Assist with decreasing breast engorgement
  • Increasing milk supply
  • Removing milk without pumps
  • Assisting in loosening clogged milk ducts
  • Convenience
  • No need to have an outlet around
  • And more!

Prenatal and Postnatal BirthFit Classes

BIRTHFIT has been creating safe, effective strength and conditioning training classes for pregnancy, postpartum and pre-conception since 2013. The prenatal classes are broken up into 1st trimester, 2nd trimester, and 3rd trimester.

Prenatal Classes:


Focuses on range of motion and developmental movements which are meant to be sustainable and efficient for training. These are simple poses and movements that we can use to embrace a conversation with our body physically. These movements give you an opportunity to align your mind-body connection and allow you to be present in the moment. You will also work on breathwork and have a goal to build up to walking three miles.

This class focuses on the basics of walking and training without equipment and is ideal for any trimester you’re in. This class is five weeks, five days a week and also comes with a mindset training.

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Prenatal Training:

This is a full-term program to assist you in gaining awareness and connection with your own body while simultaneously training yourself for the birth you deserve.

This is a virtual strength and conditioning program for 4 days a week plus one recovery day and is ideal for any levels and fitness backgrounds. Each day gives you core and pelvic floor prehab, strength, conditioning, movements and poses to get you and your body ready for birth. All you will need for this class is a pair of dumbbells, kettlebells and two super bands.

Birth Prep Course (Small Group Virtual Coaching):

Combining multiple birth professionals‘ experiences, the birth prep course was created. It is straight to the point and allows you to dive deep into self-discovery and birth preferences. This is a virtual small group class that meets for four weeks one time a week.

Some topics this class covers:

  • Training for birth
  • Breathing
  • Core and Pelvic Floor
  • Physiological adaptions
  • Postpartum planning and preparations
  • Embrace a mindset shift
  • Discover what it means to train for birth
  • And more!
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1st Trimester (5-12 weeks), 2nd (12-27 weeks) and 3rd Trimester (28-birth) Classes are also offered at BIRTHFIT.

BIRTHFIT also offers classes postpartum:

  • Lying In
  • BIRTHFIT Basics: Postpartum
  • Postpartum Training Program
  • Return to Running

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