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WELCOME to Michigan’s premier doula training center and childbirth preparation and parenting community! Offering interactive childbirth classes at our cozy Ann Arbor center as well as comprehensive Childbirth Classes Online.

Birth & Parenting News

August Birth & Parenting Newsletter

Big babies, responding to tantrums, doula survey, huge upgrade at the Center (take a short tour), evidence for doulas, HPV vaccine benefits vs. risks, and more! Read the newsletter.

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July Birth & Parenting Newsletter

We don’t care if you have 2 left feet–6 reasons to dance in pregnancy; bringing baby in your bed; Summer Special on comprehensive doula training; safe use of herbs in pregnancy; Meet the Doulas; Michigan’s first End-of-Life Doula Training coming in November; top 7 questions about becoming a doula teleseminar; and more! Read the newsletter. […]

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June Birth & Parenting Newsletter

11 tips for setting limits with a strong-willed child; bring-a-friend birth doula training special; dads & daughters in art; baby sale for low-income moms; life begins with a flash; SALE on directory listings for birth professionals & others providing classes or goods; and (NEW) End-of-Life Doula Training coming in November. Read the newsletter.

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722 Brooks St., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
Email ~ 734-663-1523

Dancing For BirthDancing For Birth

Dance your way to a shorter, easier birth. This class is a fusion of pre/post-natal fitness, birth preparation and support circle. We are so excited to be offering this new support for expectant and new moms (wear your baby)!

end-of-life doula trainingEnd-of-Life Doula Training Workshop

Doulas provide holistic care through all of life’s major transitions — birth, new parenthood and, more recently, at the end of life. This fall, Patty Brennan will be teaming with Merilynne Rush to offer Michigan’s first End-of-Life Doula Training.


Expecting a baby? Prepare at home, at your own pace …

Take our Online Childbirth Classes for a test drive with this FREE Sample Class & Demos! Your free gift includes:

Choices in Childbirth Online Class
~ from our Healthy Pregnancy Collection

Learn the pros and cons of your full range of choices in today’s maternity care market.

childbirth classes onlinePLUS:

  • Your Pelvic Floor Trampoline with yoga instructor Marlene McGrath (mp4)
  • Introduction to Breath Awareness (mp3)
  • Babywearing Safety (mp4)

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