Class I: Prepare Your Mind and Body What the Mind Believes the Body Achieves The Fear-Tension- Pain Cycle Explained Your Words and Thoughts Matter The Mind-Body Connection The Placebo & Nocebo Effect The Stages & Phases of the Birth Process The Miraculous Hormones of Birth Common Prenatal Tests Explained Common Prenatal Complications Explained Your Body, Your Birth, Your Baby, Your Choice Choosing Your Birth Support Team Choosing Where Your Baby Will be Born Induction? Augmentation? What’s the Difference? Making Informed Choices: Use Your BRAIN Epidurals/ Pain Management Explained Caesarean Birth: When and Why Explained World Health Organization (WHO) Recommendations Nourish and Balance Your Body Bond with Your Baby Starting Now! Class II: Your Birth The 3P's vs the 5p's The Sphincter Law Setting the Stage of an Undisturbed Birth The Essential Role of the Birth Partner Natural Comfort Measures Birth Breathing Timing Sensations When Should I call my Birth Attendants? When Should I go to the Hospital? Arriving at the Hospital or Preparing for a Home Birth Self-Directed 2nd Stage vs. Guided 2nd Stage Protecting Your Perineum Optimal Cord Cutting Cord Blood Banking vs. Cord Blood Donation Explained Placenta Encapsulation: What Why and How Explained Writing Your Birth Preference Plan Starting Now! Class III: Your Fourth Trimester Embarking with Confidence The Golden Hour- Welcoming Your Little One from Womb to World Common Newborn Tests and Procedures Explained Breastfeeding Basics: Cluster Feeding, hand expression & pumping Bottle Feeding Basics Newborn Sleep-What to Expect Journeying into Parenthood Relationship Changes and Sibling Support Your Postpartum Body Postpartum Blues vs Postpartum Mood Disorder (What is normal and What is not) The Golden Month/Family Nesting Starting Now!