Birth Preparation Classes

Head to Heal Family Wellness Centre is now hosting a variety of Birth Preparation Classes!!

Do you know that you have many choices in birth? Your decisions can lead to a better birth experience.

We are pleased to announce that Karen Herriot and Angie Evans, doulas and childbirth educators with a combined 35 years experience, will be teaching in our new clinic. Classes are designed to prepare women and men for parenthood or expanded families. Informed decision making, learning your options, and sharing tips to prepare for your version of an ideal birth are the pillars of these sessions.

For upcoming classes (further details available at, click on “My Blog”):

Prenatal Wisdom Classes – 10 hours total over 5 weeks
Next series starts Mon Jan 12, 2015

  • This series explores options to prepare mentally & physically for a healthy pregnancy & birth, with a focus on pathways to natural childbirth. Pros and cons of interventions will be discussed.
  • Topics include labor & birth positions, nutrition, emotional support, breastfeeding, newborn care, holistic health options, natural pain management, and more…

Childbirth Prep For Men – 90 minute workshop
Next classes Mon Dec 15, 2014 and Wed Feb 11, 2015

  • Do you want to be the ideal labour and birth partner? This class focuses on the man’s journey to parenthood. It’s your birth too! Prepare for birth & early weeks of fatherhood. Explore options to support both your partner and yourself, tools to deal with unexpected situations that may arise, and contribute to a healthy relationship and family.

Couples’ Labour Prep Workshop – 2 hour workshop
Next classes: Sundays Dec 7th, Feb 1, Mar 8, April 19

Couples labour prep

Join this intensive/refresher to help prepare your mind and body for labour, through tips, tales and practical stuff. We will practise many labour positions and provide ideas for what the birth partner can do to help. Learn about medical informed consent (and how to really get it) so you both feel more control during the birth experience. Other topics include comfort measures that really work, trying massage techniques, communicating effectively with each other and medical caregivers, strategies for avoiding unnecessary interventions.

Other classes offered in 2015 include:

  • Creating Effective Birth Plans
  • Baby-Proof Your Relationship
  • Fertility Awareness Method to Avoid or Achieve Pregnancy

To register or for more information, please contact:

  1. Angie Evans BScHon, MH, Doula, CBE (Childbirth Educator), Tel: 306-216-8116
  2. Karen Herriot BA, CBE, Yoga Instructor, Doula, Breastfeeding Counsellor

2706 13th Avenue (Northwest corner of 13th and Angus Street)
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4T 1N3
p: 306.543.HEAL

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