Natural Childbirth Classes 4 Week Series

Give birth with knowledge, confidence and support! 

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This class is taught at Bella Natural Women’s Care in Englewood, CO. Class size is limited. We suggest registering early. There is a two couple minimum requirement. Open to women 22- 35 weeks gestation. We strongly encourage you to start your classes earlier, rather than later.

childbirth-birthing-class Would you like to give birth without the use of pain medications? This four-week series is for families interested in a “natural” hospital birth, or anyone that would like hands on practice of natural pain management techniques.Stacey Melito teaches class in an open, fun, hands on environment.

Expectant families will learn about late pregnancy, exercises and optimal fetal positioning for a healthier pregnancy and easier birth, the stages of labor and birth, relaxation practices, natural pain relief techniques, medical interventions and more.

Each class will include pregnancy exercises, positive communication skills and relaxation practices to help prepare the body and mind for birth and postpartum. Variations in labor will be discussed, helping parents feel prepared to handle unexpected circumstances including back labor, long labors, inductions and cesareans.

Deposits are non-refundable. Bring two pillows, water, snacks and wear comfortable clothing.  Space is limited, register early.

Topics include…

  • Exercises and Optimal Fetal/Maternal positioning for a healthier pregnancy and easier birth
  • Breathing for relaxation-the fear pain cycle
  • Hands on relaxation techniques and practices
  • The stages of labor and birth
  • Natural pain management techniques and practice
  • Prolonged early labor and back labor coping strategies
  • Common medical interventions and the benefit risk approach
  • Variations in labor and birth
  • Birth plans
  • Positive communications with your birth team
  • Your first hours postpartum

Breastfeeding, postpartum and newborn care will not be covered in this class.

  About the instructor…

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From left Jackson, Stacey, Ella, Mike and Will Melito.

Stacey Bergin-Melito ICCE, CD(DONA) has been educating and supporting families through birth since 2001. Her interest in childbirth began during her own pregnancy and has continued ever since. Over the years, Stacey has trained and certified with international organizations including, ICEA (International Childbirth Educators Association), DONA (Doulas of North America) and AAHCC (The Bradley Method 2001-2006). Independently and in the hospital setting, Stacey has taught and supported more than fifteen hundred couples on varying aspects of birth, instilling confidence and knowledge in both new and experienced parents as they navigate the myriad of choices faced during pregnancy and childbirth. Stacey has designed a wide selection of classes including a unique childbirth class for couples giving birth after experiencing infertility.  

“I’m So Glad”

“I’m so glad we met and got to learn about doulas. It’s an extremely helpful role, and a great supplement to the coach.”
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“I’m so glad we met and got to learn about doulas. It’s an extremely helpful role, and a great supplement to the coach.”

Stacey, thank you so much

"Stacey, thank you so much for your guidance, wisdom, humor and warmth over these past weeks. We are so grateful to have been your students. You have encouraged us to honor our choices, to make educated decisions and to believe and trust in our bodies and nature. We are certain that our birth experience will be positively affected by this course.” Alice
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2014-06-06T14:15:40+00:00
“Stacey, thank you so much for your guidance, wisdom, humor and warmth over these past weeks. We are so grateful to have been your students. You have encouraged us to View Full →

"Keep doing what you're doing!" Anne Walters, CNM
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“Keep doing what you’re doing!” Anne Walters, CNM

“You were SOOOOO AWESOME!!!”

"I could not have done it without you, seriously! You’re the BEST!! That was so cool how you remained so calm. Your calm demeanor totally made me relax. Thank you SO MUCH for making this a great experience. I would absolutely recommend you to anyone. As for not wanting to get to the hosp. too early, I would say, mission accomplished! Again, thanks so much for your help!”
Kirsten
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“I could not have done it without you, seriously! You’re the BEST!! That was so cool how you remained so calm. Your calm demeanor totally made me relax. Thank you View Full →

TESTIMONIAL FROM CNM…

“Stacey helped to make a lovely birth for everyone involved.” Patricia McHardy, CNM
2014-06-06T13:59:56+00:00
“Stacey helped to make a lovely birth for everyone involved.” Patricia McHardy, CNM

Calm personality

“Calm personality, dedicated, a wonderful asset to the world of doulas.” Valerie Imperial, MD
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“Calm personality, dedicated, a wonderful asset to the world of doulas.” Valerie Imperial, MD
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