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PREP4BIRTH™️ classes are frequently updated. Please check our social media pages for the latest information.

PREP4BIRTH™️ Clinic

Labor can be better.

Birth can be better.

Recovery can be better.

Come see how!

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Are you looking for the best way to prepare for your birth?
Are you looking for a better birth experience than last time?

The Prep4Birth™️ Clinic, previously known as Birth Ball Basics™️, is a 3-hour evidenced based class suitable for any stage of pregnancy. We recommend taking this class as early as possible during your pregnancy to allow you more time to practice the exercises, enhance your physical strength, and start preparing you mentally and emotionally for labor and delivery. 

Home Birth
Birth Center Birth 
Hospital Birth
Unmedicated Birth  Epidural Birth

PREP4BIRTH™️ CLINIC IS SUITABLE FOR:

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Why Take a Prep4Birth™️ Class?

Studies show that using a birth ball helps to: 
  • Develop core strength

  • Improves and challenges the balance center of the brain 

  • Increases self-efficacy

  • Reduces the perception of pain

  • Helps with engagement of the baby in the pelvis

  • Helps to rotate the baby into an optimal position

  • Lowers back pain 

What You Will Learn

  • Daily activities to strengthen and prepare your body

  • Birth ball techniques for pregnancy and for labor

  • Peanut ball tips for epidural or rest

  • Comfort measures

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Laboring and pushing positions

  • Birth tall techniques for postpartum

  • ...And so much more!

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Sign up for the next clinic HERE!

  • Prep4Birth™️ Clinics are offered as group classes in person (in the Houston, TX area) and virtually (via Zoom).
     
  • Prefer a Private Prep4Birth™️ Clinic as opposed to a group class? Private clinics are offered in person or virtually. Book your private clinic by clicking HERE.
     
  • Want to be notified of the next  Prep4Birth™️ Clinic? If so, join the waitlist by clicking HERE.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

01

What should I bring to the class?

  1. Fully inflated exercise/birth ball (please note that it takes 2-3 days to fully inflate the ball. You will be given specific instructions on how to inflate after you register)

  2. An exercise mat

  3. Water for you to drink

  4. Snacks (in case you get hungry)

  5. Comfortable clothing (such as exercise attire)

02

For what type of birth setting is this class suitable?

No matter if you opt for a home birth, a birth center, or a hospital birth, this class is appropriate for you. It caters to those planning an unmedicated birth, an epidural birth, or any other form of medicated birth. If you are expecting, this class is designed for you.

03

How many weeks pregnant should I be before taking Prep 4 Birth™?

All trimesters of pregnancy are welcome. The earlier you start in your pregnancy, the more time you will have to practice the techniques throughout your pregnancy. Regardless of how far along you are in your pregnancy, it's never too late to take Prep 4 Birth™ class to feel empowered and informed about the process of giving birth.

04

Do I need fitness experience to take this class?

You do not need to have any level of fitness experience to attend this class. It is open to all levels of fitness, whether a beginner or an athlete. This class is designed as an educational clinic. We will do some exercises that are suitable for all levels. We will learn how to use the birth ball and the peanut ball in labor for positioning and for comfort. We will also discuss using the birth ball in postpartum.

SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT CLINIC HERE!

Your Prep4Birth™️ Instructor

Sarnia Ogidan

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • Pre/Postnatal Performance Training Specialist

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