Required Classes

Required Classes


These are the classes that are required/recommended for all our moms. 


First time moms must attend:

 

  • Birth class: You must sign up for either the Dar a Luz Birth Class (5 classes) or the Blissborn Natural Birth Class (5 classes). These are included in your total cost of care. Our continued accreditation requires childbirth education for every mom. (With approval, you can substitute classes you've taken elsewhere.)
  • Interventions and Transfers Class -- before your baby is born. This class is designed to increase your confidence about the possibility of transfer to a hospital, and to help make it a more positive experience if it happens.
  • Newborn Care -- before your baby is born.
  • Breastfeeding 101 -- before your baby is born.
  • We strongly encourage taking our Intro to Birth Center Birth Class before your birth class series.
  • We strongly recommend our Car Seat Class


Subsequent pregnancies must attend:

  • Dar a Luz Condensed Birth Class. This is included in our fees. You can substitute with classes you've taken elsewhere if necessary. Our continued accreditation requires childbirth education for every mom.
  • Interventions and Transfers Class -- before your baby is born, if you haven't already taken it. This class is designed to increase your confidence about the possibility of transfer to a hospital, and to help make it a more positive experience if it happens.
  • We strongly recommend the Car Seat Class, and our Intro to Birth Center Birth Class if you haven't birthed at Dar a Luz before.