Birth Baby Naturally

Barb Lindgren of Birth Baby Naturally Childbirth Classes and Doula Services offers a comprehensive 8-week childbirth class for first time parents and for anyone who desires to have an unmedicated childbirth. Barb has an extensive background teaching natural childbirth classes for 22 years which included Bradley Method, HypnoBirthing and Brio Birth classes. Included are topics such as staying healthy and low risk through nutrition and pregnancy exercise, getting familiar with labor positions and learning comfort measures, how your body works in labor and birth and how your partner can help, postpartum and breastfeeding, discussing variations in labor, birth planning and much more. Please contact Barb at 847-566-6511, email: b.lindgren@sbcglobal.net . For more information please check her website at www.birthbabynaturally.com.

Joyful Journey Doula Services and Childbirth Education

Shannon McKenzie of Joyful Journey Doula Services and Childbirth Education offers classes in childbirth, healthy pregnancy, baby wearing, and cloth diapering. Her 4-week childbirth series is perfect for couples who are planning a home birth or a natural birth, after a previous medicated birth in the hospital. Please contact her at (847) 571-0973 or visit her website at www.joyfuljourneydoula.com.

Healthy Pregnancy Class

Learn proper nutrition and pregnancy exercises, which help you feel more comfortable during your pregnancy, and help you stay healthy and low-risk. Low-risk women have more choices in prenatal care and delivery. Good nutrition and exercise during pregnancy will also help you have an easier, shorter labor. Sign up early in your pregnancy to attain the full benefit of this class. Healthy Pregnancy classes are taught by Barb Lindgren and Shannon McKenzie.