Childbirth Preparation, Breastfeeding & Newborn Parenting Support

Being committed to peaceful, informed and respectful labors, this Mindful Childbirth Education Class focuses on the power of natural birth as well as labor options and when interventions may be necessary.

Through information, practice and support, couples become empowered and gain a stronger sense of control during the labor process.  Understanding the abilities of the body during labor and how to work with contractions rather than against them greatly reduces fear & significantly increases confidence in this amazing experience of birthing your newborn.

Class will include:

  • Signs and stages of labor; understanding the birth process; knowledge is power

  • Advantages of Natural Childbirth-Practice of non-medical comfort techniques.

  • Labor options :Reasons for medical interventions

  • Looking at feelings, fears, confidence  and empowerment!

  • The role of the labor partner; benefits of strong support,

  • Finding your voice; birth plans

  • Becoming a family, the first hours after delivery

Use the power of being prepared to have a positive labor experience!



PRICE: $350 per couple.


Brenda Hunter

About the Instructor: Brenda Hunter, MS, CLC, CBE is the founder of the Butterfly Center at Horizon Hills Parenting Program where she taught Childbirth Education Classes & Newborn Parenting Classes and provided lactation support to the breastfeeding mothers. She is honored to have provided labor assistance in 131 natural childbirth deliveries supporting empowerment, connection and the amazing skill of the newborn.

The way in which newborns enter the world and how parents view their roles, Brenda believes, sets the tone for future behavior. Knowing this, Brenda expanded her social work experience and education receiving additional training from the California Department of Education, Josephson Institute of Ethics, and Hospice of the Conejo. She also holds certificates in childbirth education, labor support training, lactation counseling, and infant massage.

Time and Dates:

5 week series meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 pm at Harmony Family Yoga.

First Session: Feb. 26th, Mar 4th, Mar 11th, Mar 18th, Mar 25th.

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