Childbirth education


Imagine a childbirth education course that leaves you feeling confident about your birth and has the perfect combination of hands on tools and evidence-based information.

We've taken the best of traditional childbirth education methods and incorporated them into exactly the kind of preparation you're looking for. 


Childbirth Intensive

with Cait Sobotka & Dana Thomson

Our childbirth intensive is a full day (six hour) class that will prepare you and your partner for pregnancy, childbirth, and the early postpartum period. This childbirth class incorporates aspects of curriculum from several other methods, including Birthing from Within, Bradley, Hypnobirthing, and Hypnobabies. And we bring you the science behind it all--our childbirth intensive is comprehensive, modern, & evidence-based. This class is appropriate for whatever your plans are for your birth, as well as whatever plans your birth has for you!

2018 DATES:  January 7 | February 4 | March 4 

TIME: 10a-4p


(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

6 hour class - $175


Comfort Measures

with Cait Sobotka

Comfort measures with Chicago Birth & Baby focuses on coping with the intensity of labor through both medical and non-medical pain relief measures. We'll cover positions for labor, techniques and tools you can use to enhance comfort, and the medications available for pain relief during labor.

2018 DATES: January 22 | February 19 | March 19

TIME: 7p - 9p


(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

2 hour class - $75

Baby Basics & Newborn Care

with Cait Sobotka

The ultimate guide to your baby and early parenting! We'll walk you through what you need to know for the first few months of caring for your baby, from feeding and sleep routes, to bathing, diapering, and soothing.

2017 DATES: December 5 

2018 DATES: January 16 | February 13 | March 13 | April 17

TIME: 7p-9p

LOCATION: Nurture 

(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

2 hour class - $50

PreNatal & New mom Support Group

with CB&B Doulas

Join the doulas from Chicago Birth & Baby for a free monthly support group for new and expectant mothers. Each session will focus on a different topic related to pregnancy & parenting. Tea and Snacks will be provided. Bring a friend! 

Beginning January 2018!

1 hour class- FREE