Calendar for Classes and Events
We offer two class locations – our main office in Addison (4811 Broadway) and our satellite location in Frisco Women’s Health located at Medical City Frisco.
We welcome all families at our events and classes. It is our goal to make the time you spend preparing for birth and postpartum helpful and fun.
PREPARING FOR BIRTH – $125/couple
This class is designed for the family planning a low intervention birth. It is perfect for families planning a natural birth in a hospital setting or an out of hospital birth. Leave this comprehensive class feeling prepared and excited about meeting your baby! You will learn how to reduce your risk of interventions and unnecessary cesarean birth. Other topics covered are:
- understanding labor
- staying comfortable in labor & relaxation
- communication with your provider
- birth plans
Prepare For Your Best Birth!
DATES & TIMES
Weekdays (Tuesdays, 7-9pm):
March 20th & 27th
Weekend One Day Class: (Saturdays 1-5pm)
Need an Online Course?
We understand that sometimes schedules do not lend themselves to live classes, but we’ve got you covered! We recommend the award winning online childbirth class Mama Natural. It’s comprehensive and fun and perfect if you lead a busy life on the go.
Learn how to have an awesome birth without leaving your couch.
MOM TO MOM SUPPORT
This free postpartum support group meets at 11am, the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month in Addison. Women who are almost partpartum (ie those who are pregnant!) are welcome as are siblings. Meet other moms and get breastfeeding support provided by the doulas and staff at the Nest. No registration required, all are welcome (even if you have never heard of Great Expectations previously!)
Childbirth Refresher – $75
Is this your 2nd (or 3rd, 4th…) baby? This short and sweet class reminds you what you need to know about labor and birth. Read more.
Breastfeeding, Beyond the Basics – $85
Committed to breastfeeding/pumping? This prenatal appointment with our lactation consultant helps you prepare for a positive experience to meet your feeding goals.
Comfort Measures – $75
Enter your COMFORT zone during labor! This is great addition to childbirth classes and families supporting labor without medication. Learn positions and comfort measures that make all the difference during birth.
New Sibling Class – $75
Do you have a big brother or big sister-to-be? Get them excited and prepared for life with a new baby! (Class is included in sibling doula services.)
“We were not sure two days learning about childbirth could be fun – but it totally was and we left feeling excited about labor rather than scared.”Juan and Jackie, new parents in Plano