Labour of Love: Childbirth Preparation
Jennifer is Birthing From Within certified as a childbirth education mentor and as a birth story listener. As well, she is a Full Spectrum Doula specializing in all types of pregnancy and infant loss. Jennifer co-facilitates 3 monthly peer based support gatherings for families who are healing from challenging birth experiences. Jennifer's life has been touched personally by abortion, miscarriage, cesarean birth, VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean), home birth and stillbirth. Each one of these experiences ignited new meaning within her life and grounded her passion to support others from a place of love and compassion, according to their own values. Jennifer wholeheartedly believes that many people are looking for informative AND transformative preparations for and integration of their birthing experiences.
Working with Jen means:
~ feeling confident being with someone trained by the world renowned Birthing From Within model of childbirth education and birth story medicine
~ engaging in interactive and judgement-free childbirth preparation sessions
~ developing realistic expectations about pregnancy, birth and the postpartum season
~ cultivating the seeds of adaptability, resiliency, self-love, and a willingness to do the next best thing in challenging moments.
What others have said about working with Jen
Work with Jen
Jennifer works with mothers individually or together with their partners to prepare for the upcoming birth. Each online session is 1 hour long and can be purchased per session ($60) or as a package of 3 ($150). Some possible themes could be:
~ building a pain coping mindset, including breathing practices, visualization, and vocalization
~ birth art process
~ birthing again
~ becoming a parent and the postpartum season
~ supports throughout labour
~ birthing after a cesarean
***Book your free 15 minute phone call to see if working with Jen is right for you!
Prenatal Day Retreats
These in person retreats are an opportunity:
~ to relax and prepare for your upcoming labour in a fun and unique way
~ for pregnant mamas to nurture themselves for the day
~ for couples who want to connect and prepare together
~ to practice some yoga, mindfulness & breath awareness
~ enjoy a nourishing lunch
Prenatal Virtual Retreats
~ For Pregnant Mamas & Couples to make space in your own home to connect with your growing baby, your evolving role as a parent and a partner
***Available as a 2 hour recording for you to do.