Childbirth Education Course

Unbiased Childbirth Education for Families & Birth Support Advocates

According to the American Pregnancy Association:

  • Childbirth classes help build your confidence in your body’s ability to give birth.
  • You can discuss your fears about labor and birth with the instructor and other couples with the same concerns.
  • Your partner will learn about childbirth and how to support you on the big day. You may find that attending childbirth classes together will create a special bond.
  • Your instructor will discuss pain relief options, including massage, relaxation, breathing techniques, and meditations.
Course Curriculum:
  • Stages of pregnancy
  • Stages of labor
  • Signs of labor progression
  • Group B strep: What to expect if you test positive
  • Effacement, Dilation & Station
  • Fetal Positioning & The Miles Circuit
  • Reflexology & labor
  • Importance of nutrition and movement
  • Spontaneous rupture of membranes: What to do if this happens first
  • When to go to the hospital
  • Typical hospital admission process
  • Everything you need to know about epidurals
  • The role of hormones in labor & postpartum
  • The Three Rs
  • P.A.I.N.
  • Methods for coping with labor pain
  • Tools for strengthening a positive attitude about your birth
  • Intro to various interventions & how to decide if they are necessary for you
  • B.R.A.I.N. - how to use it!
  • Importance of doulas & labor companions
  • What to expect in the hours, days, weeks and months postpartum
  • Baby care tips
  • Exceptional supporting resources

***All of our online courses are taught by E-RYTs and offer Yoga Alliance non-contact hours. This course is eligible for THREE non-contact hours.

Your Instructor

Megan Morris
Megan Morris

Megan Ridge Morris, E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT, YACEP, CD, is a co-owner of ChildLight. She is the author/creator of ChildLight’s Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training (also a Registered Prenatal Yoga School / RPYS). She brings her expertise off the mat as a Certified Doula. In addition, she facilitates the ChildLight Yoga for Babies & Toddlers Teacher Training. Megan discovered yoga in 2006 as an acting intern after graduating from Bloomsburg University with a degree in Theatre Arts. She's been studying yoga for over a decade and teaching as a full-time, professional yoga teacher since 2008. Megan completed a 500-hour teacher training through The Yoga Loft of Bethlehem and has been a co-teacher of their 200-hour teacher training program since 2009. She specializes in teaching yoga to beginners, expecting moms, babies and toddlers. She lives in Bethlehem, PA with her husband and two children.

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What is your refund policy?
All sales are final. No refunds.
Is there a certificate of completion?
This process is not yet automated. Please contact meganatchildlightyogadotcom to have a certificate of completion emailed to you.

Get started now!