Group Prenatal Gatherings for Parents and Doulas
Inspired by the Centering Model of Care, we offer group prenatal meetings every month at The Growing Place. Blending the voices, experiences and concerns of several women eases many of the participant’s nervousness and gives the entire group the chance to gain encouragement and support from each other. Hearing other women share concerns which mirror their own helps the woman to normalize the whole experience of pregnancy. These sessions are facilitated by 2 doulas each month , and there will be a time to meet privately with one or more of us if you with. Our meetings offer group support and the opportunity discuss any questions you might have about your pregnancy, in addition we cover:
-Creating a birth vision
-Relaxation techniques, comfort measures, using your breath, working with your partner and touch for labor.
-Preparing for postpartum life.
We encourage you to come to as many groups as you like. This is a great way for families to connect with other birthing couples and for us to be able to spend more time with you than the traditional two prenatal meetings utilized in most doula practices.