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San Antonio Birth Doulas



Our Classes

Newborn Care Class

Free

with Sarah Davis

Calendar Next session starts Mar 5, 2024 at 6 pm
8 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2024

The class covers and discusses feeding, diapering, bathing, newborn health, and newborn safety. During this class you will have a chance to practice diapering, swaddling, and other elements of baby care. Those who attend may be entered in a raffle for a door prize, receive a pack of diapers and have a chance to shop for free in our baby boutique. Seats for this class are individual. If both partners are attending they will both need to register.

Postpartum Planning

Free

with Linda Lanthrip

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 5, 2024 at 6 pm
9 additional sessions through Dec 3, 2024

This class covers what to expect in the postpartum period. This will prepare parents by teaching them what to expect immediately after baby arrives, self care for new moms, as well as how to recognize the signs of postpartum depression. This is a two part series and participants will need to enroll in both sessions. Each participant who attends this class will have the opportunity to create a postpartum essentials bag and may be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. Seats for this class are individual. If both partners are attending they will both need to register.

Facilitated Play (6-12 Month Old's))

Free

with Sarah Davis

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 9:30 am
11 additional sessions through Dec 11, 2024

This class takes place every other Wednesday and participants only need to register once to attend all occurrences of this class.This class is taught by our Child Life Specialist and is designed to be an interactive class that engages parents and infants in play while teaching parents about the different developmental milestones as they move through the available activities. Parents will leave with ideas on how to facilitate play at home with their infants. This class is designed for infants 6-12 months.

Facilitated Play (for 12-36 Month Old's)

Free

with Sarah Davis

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 11 am
12 additional sessions through Dec 11, 2024

This class takes place every other week and participants only need to register once to attend all occurrences of this class. This class is taught by our Child Life Specialist and is designed to be an interactive class that engages parents and infants in play while teaching parents about the different developmental milestones as they move through the available activities. Parents will leave with ideas on how to facilitate play at home with their infants. This class is designed for toddlers 12 months-3 years.

Marathon Childbirth Class

Free

with Kelly Shannon

Calendar Next session starts Mar 9, 2024 at 10 am
9 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2024

This class should be taken no earlier than 28 weeks of pregnancy.This class is our entire childbirth class series all in one day. We will cover Planning Your Birth and Healthy Pregnancy, Pain and Comfort Measures, Labor and Delivery, Medical Interventions, Postpartum and Newborn Care, and Breastfeeding Basics. Priority for this class is given to those who would not otherwise be able to attend a 6 weeks series due to their schedule or quickly approaching due date. Please do not sign up for this class unless you are able to attend the entire session. Seats for this class are individual. If both partners are attending they will both need to register.

Breastfeeding Basics

Free

with Megan Harrison

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm
9 additional sessions through Dec 3, 2024

This class will cover the basics of breastfeeding. Topics will include, the benefits of breastfeeding, how breastfeeding works, getting a good latch, positions for breastfeeding, when to feed baby, making sure baby is getting enough milk, pumping and storing milk, and troubleshooting. Participants who attend this class will receive a Haakaa manual breast pump, limited to one per family, and may be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card.

Cloth Diapering 101

Free

with Camille Castro

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 13, 2024 at 2 pm
9 additional sessions through Dec 10, 2024

This class will teach participants about the use of cloth diapers as an alternative to disposable diapers. Participants will learn the different types of cloth diapers, what accessories are available, the benefits and cost of using cloth diapers, as well as tips on cleaning them. Each participant who attends this class may be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card.

Baby Signs

Free

with Kelly Shannon

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 14, 2024 at 11 am
9 additional sessions through Dec 12, 2024

This is an informational class designed to educate parents about the benefits of signing with their baby from an early age. Parents will leave with an understanding of the many benefits of signing with their baby and how to use the most common signs as well as how to incorporate the signs into their daily infant care routines. Each participant who attends may be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card.





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