Though every class has a specific topic which is covered in detail, each class will also cover nutrition, exercise, positive communication, and coaching. A different relaxation technique will be demonstrated and assigned for practice each week. Classes may also feature a video presentation.

Course Content

Class 1. Introduction to The Bradley Method®

Class 2. Nutrition in Pregnancy

Class 3. Pregnancy

Class 4. The Coach's Role

Class 5. Introduction to First Stage Labor

Class 6. Introduction to Second Stage Labor

Class 7. Planning Your Birth

Class 8. Variations and Complications / Postpartum Preparation

Class 9. Advanced First Stage Techniques

Class 10. Advanced Second Stage Techniques

Class 11. Being a Great Coach / Are You Ready

Class 12. Preparing for Your New Family