Welcome to BklynBirth
BklynBirth offers private and group childbirth education classes covering the labor & birth process, postpartum, breastfeeding and newborn care — right here in Brooklyn, NY. Classes are taught by three local midwives (all mothers) with years of pregnancy and birth experience.
We offer you a unique “insider” perspective from having worked for many years doing deliveries, prenatal care and labor support in New York City hospitals, birth centers and homes.
We respect that pregnancy is a state of health and childbirth is a normal, physiologic process. Whether you plan to use pain medication or have an unmedicated birth, we give you realistic information about what to expect and how to manage the unexpected.
Our mission is to inform women and their partners about choices in childbirth, provide tools for coping in labor and prepare families for positive and safe birth experiences. Every woman’s transition to motherhood is unique and we strive to support her in her own experience.
While our role in BklynBirth classes is strictly educational, we use our professional and life experience to give you the inside scoop into what we have seen to work in for women in labor and what you can really expect in your birth setting. We do not follow one particular school of childbirth education, but take what we have seen to be the best from Bradley, Lamaze, Birthing from Within, Penny Simkin, mindfulness, etc. and use them to create a toolbox of labor support techniques that our students can utilize.