Class Locations and Descriptions

All listed classes are taught by Angela Graham, Transitions Childbirth.
4107 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 615-797-8064

About the Blooma Birth Class

Prepare for your hospital birth, birth center birth or home birth, with an OB or a midwife!

A complete childbirth education course, The Blooma Birth Class pledges to build confidence and reduce fear by presenting evidence-based information in a fun, interactive setting.

The course is taught by The Blooma Nashville Educators, a team of long-time birth workers and childbirth educators who are up to date on the trends and policies at local hospitals, birth centers, and for home births. You’ll leave informed, inspired, and ready for birth!

No matter what type of birth you are planning, this class covers everything that you and your partner need to know about giving birth! From the initial moments of wondering “Am I really in labor?!” to those first few days with your newborn, discover what your body is capable of and learn what you can do to support your body’s wisdom.

Build your community with a small group of other parents-to-be as you learn from The Blooma Educators in a supportive, interactive, and fun environment.

WHAT WE’LL COVER

  • Evidence-based practices for normal, safe birth
  • Commonly suggested interventions & what they’re used for
  • Hands-on comfort to support your birthing body
  • Medications and pain management techniques
  • Making informed choices for your birth
  • Navigating the birth process
  • How to make the most of your labor support team
  • Support for breastfeeding basics and bonding with baby

Build your confidence, reduce your fear, and more deeply connect with your birth partner, your body and your baby.

CLASS FORMAT
4 classes. 3 hours/class.

FEES & POLICIES
$275 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.

NOTES: If you are unable to attend all classes, we will do what we can to help accommodate your needs, however there will be no partial or full refunds for missed classes. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at education@bloomanashville.com.

3212 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 615-647-8220

About Baby + Co. Classes

The Birth Journey

This 4 week series covers everything you need to prepare for your journey through labor and birth: stages of  labor; comfort measures; coping; problems and solutions; partner support; and what to expect throughout the experience mentally, emotionally, and physically.

CLASS FORMAT
4 classes. 2 hours/class.

FEES
$100 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.

The Birth Journey – Condensed 

This 2 week series covers everything you need to prepare for your journey through labor and birth: stages of  labor; comfort measures; coping; problems and solutions; partner support; and what to expect throughout the experience mentally, emotionally, and physically.

CLASS FORMAT
2 classes. 3 hours/class.

FEES
$90 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.

Understanding Your Newborn from Birth Through Through the First Days

We’ll explore the art of understanding and caring for your newborn, and unravel the mysteries of baby’s feeding, cleaning, behavior, safety, wellness, and sleep in the first 72 hours of life.
CLASS FORMAT
1 class, 2 hours/class.

FEES
$35 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.

Labor and Comfort Measures Refresher

A 1.5 hour session for families who desire a brief refresher on the progress of labor, and an overview of comfort measures in the birth center setting. Instructor: Angela Graham

CLASS FORMAT
1 class, 2 hours/class.

FEES
$35 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.

Exploring the Use of Hospital Interventions

This 2 hour is class devoted to details on interventions available in a hospital setting, like epidurals, narcotic pain relief, pitocin augmentation, instrument-assisted birth, and more.

CLASS FORMAT
1 class, 2 hours/class.

FEES
$35 (includes support person*)
* Support person can include partner, friend, family member or doula.