Are you expecting a baby and looking for a Calgary prenatal class? 

We have Calgary’s most popular prenatal classes, labor & delivery preparation and pregnancy education to help parents prepare for their new baby.

Sharon Loose Calgary Doula
Hey There!

I’m Sharon

Are you on the journey to parenthood and feeling overwhelmed about where to begin?

Calgary Birth Essentials is here to guide you through every step, offering Calgary’s premier prenatal and postnatal education classes. With a passion for empowering parents, Sharon Loose, a mother of four, certified birth and postpartum doula, and renowned childbirth educator, brings over two decades of expertise to your family’s birthing experience.

Sharon Loose
Founder of Calgary Birth Essentials 

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Book a Calgary Prenatal Class Below

Feel Prepared & Confident

Prepare for childbirth with our engaging and informative classes. Whether you prefer the convenience of online courses from your home, the interactive environment of live classes, or the personalized attention of private in-home sessions, we have the perfect fit for your needs.

Select a class type

Online Courses

At your own pace from the comfort of 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
  • Possible to customize topics

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!