Sound Birth Preparation Weekend Retreat
October 2nd & 3rd, 2021
Come together with other Comox Valley parents to build community and experience navigating labour and birth in a safe and supported environment.
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 discuss 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 facilitates 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 $285/couple for a 2 day session
October 2nd & 3rd, 2021
10 AM - 3 PM each day
Nutritious, vegan lunches from Whole Glow Cafe included!
**It is advised to arrange your schedule ahead of time in order to participate fully in each class.
***The information provided does not, in any way replace the care and advice of a registered midwife or medical doctor.***
As a Childbirth International graduate, Pamela has training and certification as a counselor for birthers and partners who are in need of support in their pregnancy, birth, or the postpartum period.
The one hour Birth Counseling session is suitable for those who are wishing to minimize any fear and anxiety by gaining perspective, knowledge, and empowerment in their choices as a birther in the Comox Valley.
*** Please note that this is not a Lactation Counseling session. This can be booked separately here.