Take the Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Class:

  • Get mentorship, community, and guidance!
  • Learn about evidence based care, comfort measures, and advocacy
  • Get prepared, get answers, get empowered!

Don’t you wish you could take a Childbirth Class that includes…

  • ​Mentorship from an experienced Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
  • 6 virtual classes with your EBB Instructor and classmates to prepare for the labor process and practice your labor skills
  • Five weeks of online videos for you and your partner to watch together
  • BONUS: Breastfeeding and newborn care videos
  • BONUS: Earn points throughout the class to get prizes at the end!

Ready to get empowered? Register for your class now!

Spots in each class are limited (6 couples per class), so do not wait to schedule!

Want to Watch a Sample Instructional Video?

Watch this short video to get an idea of the types of skills you can learn in the Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Class! You and your partner will love watching these videos!

“Take this course! I started out nervous but now I’m very excited and looking forward to the birth of our baby! My husband and I feel very prepared!”– Rachael Fryst
“Sign up! You’ll feel more prepared for your baby and your partner.”- John Fryst

What You Get:

  • Live 2hr intro workshop
  • 4 weekly group calls
  • Live 2hr labor rehearsal
  • Digital handbook
  • Parent Portal access for 3 months
  • Bonus videos on newborn care & breastfeeding
  • Prizes for completing activities (Priceless!)
  • PLUS! Birth Monopoly Course ($34 value)
  • PLUS MORE! Natural Breastfeeding Course ($147 value)
  • BASIC and DELUXE ticket packages ($297-347)

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t I just educate myself online using Google and YouTube?

A lot of that info you find online about pregnancy and birth? It’s inaccurate! The benefit of the Evidence Based Birth® class is that we curate all of the best, evidence-based information for you. What’s more, you can ask your experienced Evidence Based Birth® Instructor questions any time– meaning you’ll have someone to mentor you through the process!

My friends told me that taking a childbirth class is a waste of time.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of poor-quality classes out there, which have given childbirth education a bad reputation. The founder of Evidence Based Birth®, Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN, knows how to make classes exciting for young adults. The end result is a class that is motivating and SO much fun to participate in. You will learn more than you could ever imagine!
Shouldn’t I just let the doctors and nurses tell me what to do?

Routine practices in some hospitals are still about 15 to 20 years behind the research, and there is a lot of pressure to conform to traditions that might not be in your best interests. We will teach you and your partner how to be your own advocate—how to respectfully speak up for yourself, your partner, and your child. This is a skill you can use for the rest of your life!

What will I learn in this class that could be of use to me?

Our students are most excited to learn about the entire toolkit of comfort measures for labor. We cover pain management techniques like massage, water immersion, upright birthing positions, acupressure, music therapy, and deep breathing, just to name a few. Then you get hands-on practice in our Comfort Measures Rehearsal. When labor starts, you and your partner will be ready!

WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

If you have questions about taking a class, we encourage you to reach out to the Instructor, Leslie at hello@peridotbirths.com . Please put "Childbirth Class" in the email subject line.

REFUND POLICY

Your payment reserves a spot in the class and is non-refundable. Tickets are transferable with minimum 2 weeks notice prior to class start and approval by Leslie at Peridot Births.

March 27, 2024
12:37am Atlantic Time

Inclusion Policy

Evidence Based Birth® is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for pregnant persons of any age, religion, race, sexual identity, gender identity, or relationship status.

Peridot Births is passionate about birth justice, with a special personal interest in Black birthing families. Supporting Black and Brown birthing families, People of Color, and members of the LGBTQAI+ community is of the highest priority for Leslie, and no member of any of these identified communities will be turned away due to insufficient resources. Please contact Leslie at hello@peridotbirths.com to discuss opportunities and payment arrangements.

If you are privileged financially and would like to support Leslie's work in the community, you may contact her directly at given email address or make donations to Venmo @lesliethelashlady and PayPal.me/lesliemg

For more resources on birth justice, please visit evidencebasedbirth.com/birth-justice

Leslie Greene

I'm a Birth and postpartum doula, Childbirth Educator, Babywearing Consultant, Evidence Based BirthTM Instructor... but also a mom to a kindergartner and we love to spend time with our adopted Shih Tzu and tabby kitten when I'm not working. Oh, and coffee. Always iced coffee!

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