Prenatal Courses 2017-12-13T14:41:45+00:00

childbirth education 

HAVE PEACE-OF-MIND ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING FOR YOU – AND WHAT LIES AHEAD.  You can absolutely positively influence the birth experience with Copenhagen Doulas’ prenatal education – and we are looking forward to helping both you and your partner.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

OUR TOPICS

Common to all Copenhagen Doulas’ courses is that you’ll be guided through and taught a variety of topics including: Understanding and preparing for labour, baby’s journey, pregnancy anatomy and physiology, comfort measures, breathing, relaxation, massage, decision making and much more. 

OUR BELIEFS

We believe that knowledge is power – especially regarding birth. We believe that you through preparation can recognize and release your worries and fears. We believe that you can discover and experience a calm, safe, and empowering birth experience for both you, your baby, and your partner.

HANDS-ON

All Copenhagen Doulas’ courses are interactive, evidence based and discussion oriented because we believe that the best way to learn is by both seeing, listening, and doing. We use a variety of objects and mediums in the sessions including printed material, videos and hands-on learning tools. 

HAVE PEACE-OF-MIND ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING FOR YOU
– AND WHAT LIES AHEAD. 

Ready for birth & Beyond

5 weeks class course

This is a 5 weeks prenatal class course in English with birth preparation in five foreseeable modules. All modules start with effective yoga excercises that promote and support an uncomplicated birth and strenghten your body consciousness. All in all 12,5 hours of essential birth- and parenthood preparation that turn on your self-confidence, strenghten your teamwork as a couple, and make you ready for a positive birth experience. + post-partum café.

We recommend that you are between week 24-32 when the class course starts up.

Birth preparation in five foreseeable modules + post partum café

Module #1
The strength and vulnerability of pregnancy. How challenges can help you uncover your full potential. We’ll teach you simple and effective tools that can help and guide you to listen to, trust in and navigate from your intuition in order for you to achieve peace, inner balance and trust.

Module #2
Your wise body and baby’s journey. Learn how to listen to your body and how to let it guide you during birth, and know baby’s needs during birth and how you support her/him best possible on her/his journey out into your arms.

Module #3 (with partners)
The puzzling world of birth and parent cooperation. Birth is more than strenuous physical work – it’s a significant journey for all three of you. You’ll learn how consciuous cooporation can lead to a calm and safe birthing experience.

Module #4 (with partners)
Birth from A-Z and birthing positions. We turn up information about the course of birth, you’ll be guided to beneficial postitions for labour and birth and your partner will recieve tools that facilitates a natural and safe birth and make him stay calm and confident.

Module #5 (with partners)
Becoming us. Having a baby is demanding and can be challenging for your partnership. We’ll get around how you can cope with the most common challenges and what strenghten your role as parents and partners.

Post partum café
Every birth has a unique story that deserves to be told and what is better than to share it in a circle of like minded mothers. Sharing birth stories and motherhood experiences in a safe and pleasant environment.

All modules start with effective yoga excercises that promote and support an uncomplicated birth and strenghten your body consciousness. The lessons vary between practical excercises, dialogue and information based on latest evidence and our broad experiences. 12,5 hours of essential birth- and parenthood preparation that turn on your self-confidence, strenghten your teamwork as a couple and make you ready for a gentle and safe birthing experience + post-partum café.

Time: 17:30 – 20:00
Location: Copenhagen 

Dates: Thursdays January 11th – February 8th  2018

2.995,00 DKK pr. couple including tea, snacks, workbook and a Facebook group for questions and sharing.

Book Ready for Birth and Beyond

Full preperation course

12 hours private customised course

This course covers a broad range of topics and there’s time during the sessions to discuss your potential questions in more depth. The private courses are tailored to meet your exact individual birth desires and needs and the guidance and information you get during the course will be with your empowerment in mind. We care deeply about your needs and we’re committed to providing the best care and education possible.

* Birth from a-z
* Physiology of birth
* Clarification of needs, wishes and worries
* Help with framing your birth preferences
* Comfort measures
* Breathing techniques
* Body work – increase chances of a smooth birth
* Rebozo massage
* Nutritional guidance
* Bonding – pre-, peri- and postnatally
* Breastfeeding
* Postpartum planning/Becoming a family
* Team-work with your partner
* Personal work
* Processing earlier birthing experiences

12 hours (6 x 2 hours)

The sessions are scheduled individually, mainly during day time, and are held in the comfort of your own house. We recommend that the sessions are arranged one to two weeks apart. Two of the sessions are for you and the others are with your partner.

You must expect 1-2 hours of preparation and homework between each session.

If you live within a 20 km radius of Copenhagen Ø transportation is included!
If you live more than 20 km from Copenhagen Ø there’s a travel expense fee on 150,00DKK pr. session.

12 hours (6 x 2 hours)

8,995.00 DKK
(transportation included within 20 km of Copenhagen Ø)

book full course

Basic preperation course

6 hours private customised course

This course covers a broad range of topics and there’s time during the sessions to discuss your potential questions in more depth. The private courses are tailored to meet your exact individual birth desires and needs and the guidance and information you get during the course will be with your empowerment in mind. We care deeply about your needs and we’re committed to providing the best care and education possible.

* How to facilitate the birthing process, what to do when things doesn’t go as planned
* How to prevent interventions
* Clarification of needs, wishes and worries
* Comfort measures – hands-on tools easing the birthing process, partner involvement
* Breathing techniques
* Rebozo massage
* Bonding – pre-, peri-, and postnatally

6 hours (3 x 2 hours)

The sessions are scheduled individually, mainly during day time, and are held in the comfort of your own house. We recommend that the sessions are arranged one to two weeks apart. First session is for you and the next two are with your partner.

You must expect 1-2 hours of preparation and homework between each session.

If you live within a 20 km radius of Copenhagen Ø transportation is included!
If you live more than 20 km from Copenhagen Ø there’s a travel expense fee on 150,00DKK pr. session.

6 hours (3 x 2 hours)

4,995.00 DKK
(transportation included within 20 km of Copenhagen Ø)

Book Basic Course

How to sign up

Copenhagen Doulas Online Shop

Here on our website you can buy courses, workshops, and personal doula assistance. In our shop you will find all our products. Once you have found your product you add it to the basket and can now complete your order. When your order is complete you’ll recieve an order confirmation in your mailbox. Please print and bring your order confirmation at the workshop or your first session. For workshops and courses your order is binding. When you are placing your order in Copenhagen Doulas shop you will have to enter your personal information like your address, mail aso. These informations are of course confidential and will not be passed on to others. 

NUMEROUS CLINICAL STUDIES HAVE FOUND THAT A DOULA’S PRESENCE AT BIRTH TENDS TO RESULT IN SHORTER LABOUR WITH FEWER COMPLICATIONS AND REDUCES THE REQUEST FOR PAIN MEDICATION AND EPIDURALS.