Sound Birth Preparation Weekend Retreats
"I'm feeling empowered and educated, and have the knowledge to advocate for my wants and needs"
"The Breastfeeding information was HUGE!"
"I feel better prepared about what to focus on and how to prepare my birth plan"
"Great distribution of different types of activities, spacing of breaks & good length of course overall!
Come together with other Comox Valley parents to build community and experience navigating labour and birth in a safe and supportive environment. Classes are held regularly at Cumberland Physio & Yoga and Nourish Wellness.
Explore your birth desires and wishes, discover how mental and emotional states play a part in the physiology of labour & birth, learn how to make a birth plan, and practice decision making!
Your educator, Pamela Tessmann, is a Mom of 2, a certified Birth Doula, Lactation Counselor, Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Childbirth Educator and Early Childhood Educator who has been working with families for over 18 years.
Pamela has facilitated various pre and postnatal groups and believes that the experience of birth and the early postpartum days has a deep impact on a family's well-being in the postpartum period and beyond.
Creating the feeling of a positive birth allows the opportunity for personal growth and set's families and individuals up for success in becoming valuable members of society.
What you will learn:
Physiology of Birth
Stages of Labour and Birth
What you might feel - physically & emotionally
Comfort measure techniques and medical options
Creating your birth preferences/birth plan
Setting the stage for a positive birth experience
Newborn procedures & care
Postpartum Healing and wellness
What you will gain:
Greater knowledge in the birth process
Opportunity to explore desires and practice for the big day
Increased confidence and decreased fear
Partners will feel relief in knowing what to expect and how to help with labour
Guidance in preparing for your birth and postpartum period
Connection and community with other expectant parents
Investment is only $225/couple for a 2 day series ($50 non-refundable booking fee included) * Includes fresh-baked sugar-free date muffins, tea, fruit and lots of handouts!
10 AM - 3 PM each day (with 1 hour lunch break)
Where: Cumberland Physio & Yoga - 2781 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland, BC
**It is required that both parents arrange their schedules ahead of time in order to participate fully in each class. You will both get the most out of the class this way!
***The information provided does not, in any way replace the care and advice of a registered midwife or medical doctor.
Register Today to Hold your Spot!
October 15th & 16th, 2022
November 12th & 13th, 2022
January 2023 - Dates TBD