How It Works

These private Birthing Again childbirth classes are held on Zoom. We'll meet for two, 2-hour classes, where you'll freshen up your pain coping and support skills, learn from your past birth experience, and better understand how to help your older child(ren) adjust to a new sibling .

In addition to our four hours of one-on-one class time, you'll also receive supplemental videos to remind you of the nuts and bolts of birth. That way we can spend our time together on hands-on, interactive learning.

After you register you'll have immediate access to online videos and resources, as well as a scheduling link to set up our private sessions at a time that works for your family.

What You Will Get

Between the video lessons and our live class time, you will...

  • take a compassionate look at your past birth experience

  • learn hands-on support techniques for partners

  • build a pain coping mindset

  • refresh on the physical, mental, and emotional journey through birth

  • access hours of information about the birth process

  • learn to help your older child adjust to a new sibling

Meet Nikki Shaheed, Certified Birthing from Within Mentor and Doula

Hi! I'm Nikki Shaheed, your Birthing from Within Mentor. I'm a certified childbirth educator and doula who has helped hundreds of families prepare holistically and realistically for birth.

Each Birthing from Within class is tailored to the needs of the families I work with. My role as a mentor is not just to teach you about birth, but also to understand your needs, your perspective, and your insights so that our time together is impactful for you as a parent.

I can't wait to get to know your family, and help you prepare to face the unknown with courage and self-compassion. Are you ready? Let's get started!

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to Birthing Again

    • Let's Get Started

    • Schedule Your First and Second Zoom Classes

  • 2

    To Print

    • To Print: Getting Information and Making Decisions

    • To Print: Positions for Laboring Out of Bed

    • To Print: Hands On Support

    • To Print: Pain Coping Practices

    • 5. To Print: San Antonio Resources

  • 3

    Part 1: Learning, Connecting, Coping

    • Video: Understanding Early Labor (14:33 minutes)

    • Video: Sign Posts of Active Labor (30:00 minutes)

    • BRAIN: Getting Information and Making Decisions (16:22 minutes)

    • BRAIN: Sample Scenario #1

    • BRAIN: Sample Scenario #2

    • Video: What You Need to Know About Induction (30:55 minutes)

    • Topics to Discuss with Your Birth Attendant Prenatally

    • Journaling Excavation

    • Checklist

  • 4

    Part 2: Birthing, Adjusting, Healing

    • Video: Transitions - Labor and Postpartum (38:38 minutes)

    • Video: Pushing Your Baby Out (32:14 minutes)

    • Coping and Support During a Cesarean Birth (17:17 minutes)

    • Video: Postpartum Adjustments for Your Body, Baby, and Heart (38:21 minutes)

    • Journaling Excavation

    • Checklist

  • 5

    Getting Ready for Your Older Child to Become a Big Sibling

    • Video: Welcoming a New Sibling (31:06 Minutes)

    • Book Recommendations

  • 6

    Additional Resources

    • Review of Practical Information

    • Video: Getting a Good Latch (33:24 minutes)

    • Video: 5 Things to Know Before Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding (16:54 minutes)

    • How to Bottle Feed in a Way that Supports Nursing (24:44 minutes)

    • Special Offer for Birthing Again Parents from Spinning Babies

  • 7

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Payment Plan

If you use a payment plan for checkout, your next payment will be automatically deducted one month from today. Your card will be charged automatically each month until your balance is paid in full.

Refund Policy

Due to the digital nature of this content, there are no refunds once your purchase is complete.