Are you expecting a baby and don’t know where to start?

We have Calgary’s most popular classes to help parents prepare for their new baby

Sharon Loose Calgary Doula
Hey There!

I’m Sharon

I’m a mother of 4, certified birth & postpartum doula, certified childbirth educator and a birth doula trainer. I have over 2 decades of experience and want to help you become educated, build confidence and prepare for an empowering start to your birthing and parenting journey.

Sharon Loose
Founder of Calgary Birth Essentials 

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Book a Class

You Can Feel Prepared & Confident

Our classes prepare you for your labour and bringing baby home.

Select a class type

Online Courses

Quicker and from the comfort of your own home


  • Self-paced
  • Re-watch as many times as needed
  • From your own laptop or mobile phone

Live Classes

Most comprehensive



  • Most comprehensive

  • Hands-on learning

  • Connect with others

  • Ask questions

  • Practice skills

  • Virtual class option available

Private In-home

Comprehensive, tailored, one-on-one


  • Personal and tailored to suit your needs
  • One on One coaching with Sharon
  • One day training session

Birth and Postpartum Support

Doula Birth and Postpartum Support

Want an expert by your side?

Statistics show that doula support leads to easier births, shorter labour, fewer epidurals and happier babies. Let us support you to have the best birthing experience possible.  Add customizable postpartum doula support for after you bring baby home too!  Make the transition into parenting less stressful and exhausting.  Hire one of our experienced doulas to support your journey!