Childbirth Essentials Classes

Calgary's Child Parent Choice Award Winner - Calgary Birth Essentials - Sharon Loose

How do I prepare?

Our classes are designed to give you the foundation you need to birth and parent with confidence.

Childbirth essentials classes to prepare for twin babies




Topics covered:

  • 3rd Trimester
  • Stages of Labour
  • Terminology
  • Managing Labour
  • Partner’s Role
  • Non-Medicated Pain Relief
  • How Our Bodies Help
  • Informed Decision-Making
  • Medications and Interventions
  • C-Sections
  • Immediately After Birth
  • PostPartum Recovery
  • Breastfeeding and Bottles
  • Newborn Care
  • First 12 Months
  • Advocacy

Sign up today and receive our 132 page workbook with handouts on all of our topics PLUS worksheets for notes, make your lists and complete exercises to enhance your learning experience! $75 VALUE for FREE

Select Your Preferred Timeframe

The 4+1 week series are held weekly, from 5-8:30 PM. The 7+1 week series are held weekly, from 7-9 PM.
The Weekend Intensive series are held over 2 days on a weekend, from 9-4 PM.

4+1 Series

Once a week for 4 weeks


  • 3.5-hour sessions
  • Once a week
  • 4 classes before birth
  • 1 reunion class with everyone’s babies

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7+1 Series

Once a week for 7 weeks



  • 2-hour sessions

  • Once a week

  • More time to connect with other parents

  • 7 classes before birth

  • 1 reunion class with everyone’s babies

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Weekend Intensive

Over 1 weekend


  • 7-hour sessions
  • One weekend
  • 2 classes before birth
  • For those with busy schedules

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Bonus Offer!

When you sign up for our classes we are excited to include the following Bonus Offers!

What is the +1?

Those registered in one of our +1 series also get an additional class – our reunion class, after all the babies are born. This will be scheduled at the last class of your series before the babies are born.

At this class everyone will have a chance to share what they want, show off their cuties, discuss what they love and what’s a struggle and ask questions and get additonal tips for parenting.

Private 1-on-1 Classes with Sharon

For those that want individual attention and the expertise and experience only Sharon can offer.

Sharon Loose - Doula Calgary
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8-hour Comprehensive 1-on-1 with Sharon


  • Stages of Labour
  • Early Labour @ Home
  • Managing Active Labour
  • Most Effective Ways to Prepare for Your Birth
  • Non-Medicated Pain Relief
  • Partner’s Role
  • When to Go to Hospital or Call Your Midwife
  • Possible Medications and Interventions in Birth
  • Pushing
  • Immediately After Birth
  • Post Partum Recovery
  • Breastfeeding, Pumping and Bottles
  • Newborn Care

Customizable Sessions

Don’t see a date that works for you or want to break down the sessions into more than one?  Click the contact us button below to arrange to customize these sessions to suit your needs.

Online Classes

For those who cannot attend our live classes or prefer to take classes from the comfort of their own homes.

  • Last Trimester of Pregnancy
  • Positions for birth
  • Labour terminology
  • 1st Hour After Birth
  • Stages of Labour
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • How to Navigate Labour
  • Non-Medicated pain relief options
  • Possible medications and interventions
  • Role of the support partner
  • Tools to use in labour
  • When to go to the hospital or call your midwife
  • Breastfeeding
  • What to pack for the hospital of birth center
  • Newborn Care