Online Birth Preparation Class in English for German residents

Why online?

Online childbirth preparation classes are beneficial for couples with busy schedules or mobility constrains. The virtual format allows parents to access classes from the comfort of their own homes or even from two separate spaces. They will get all their questions answered and get to know other couples preparing to go through the same life-changing moment.

What do I get?

Midwife Paulina Sacha will provide you knowledge, prepare you for delivery in a German hospital and cover various topics including breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, stages of labor, possible after-birth complications and pain management. The birthing class will also touch on breastfeeding, newborn care and postpartum self-care. Included are also elements of German language for delivery room and maternity ward.

Why in pairs?

Partners play an important role during delivery. They can support and take care of the mother-to-be’s needs, as well as communicate with midwifes and doctors. In this class they will learn to play an active roll in the birth of their child.

How big is the group?

The online childbirth preparation course is designed for maximum of 10 couples.

How long does it take?

The class is divided over 3 evenings (3 hour each). Partners can dial in from two different devices or spaces, however the second and third appointment include some physical activity in pairs, so it will be easier to join together.

Do I need to pay for it?

The class is fully (for mothers) or partially (for partners) reimbursed by German health insurance. Partners issue a partner fee of 150 EUR .

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to ask: hebamme.sacha(at)gmail