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 (eight 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!

2017 DATES:  June 11 | August 6 | September 17

TIME: 9a-5p


(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

8 hour class - $350


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.

2017 DATES: July 9

TIME: 10:00a-12p


(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

2 hour class - $100

Baby Basics

with Maura Winkler

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: May 22 | June 19 | August 14 | September 18

TIME: 7p-9p

**Special Saturday, July 9 class 12:30-2:30p**

LOCATION: Nurture 

(2566 Praire Ave, Evanston)

2 hour class - $100


Private Childbirth Education

Our Childbirth Intensive can be offered in your home in one six-hour session or two three-hour sessions.

We can also customize our curriculum to your needs.