Calendar for Classes and Events
We offer two locations for our classes, 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 with us preparing for your birth and postpartum both helpful and fun.
PREPARING FOR BIRTH
This class is designed for the family that wants to have 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):
January 16th & 23rd
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 or 4th…) baby? This short and sweet class will remind you what you need to know about labor and birth. Read more.
Breastfeeding, Beyond the Basics – $85
Committed to breastfeeding/pumping but expect challenges? This lactation prenatal appointment with our IBCLC will help you prepare for a positive experience and meet your feeding goals.
New Sibling Class – $75
Is your child becoming a big brother or big sister? Help them get excited abou life with a new baby in the house. Those hiring a sibling doula get this course as part of the service.
“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