Community Birth Wisdom

Honoring childbirth as a rite of passage, joining together to explore & cultivate birthing wisdoms, and celebrating our Birthing Community.

*Autumn class begins September 18th*

Enjoy a Holistic Childbirth Education experience that interweaves the physiology & the sacred in the childbearing year, centering your inner wisdom & deepest connections.

Over 7 Community Sessions we will explore:

The Story of Conception ~ physiology & mystery
Models of care & connecting with care providers/companions
Deeply nurturing & nourishing all parts of our selves
Enhancing partner connection, understanding & communication
Brain wave states
Physiologic adaptations to pregnancy & nutrition basics
The role of the placenta & nourishing Baby in utero
Decision making ~ tools for your process, Baby’s consent & understanding informed consent & refusal
Signs of labor
Hormones of Birth
The Holistic Stages of Birth
Physiology of contractions
Labor support
The role of the father in birth
Cardinal Movements ~ the Baby’s journey
Instinctual Birth
Being with the unexpected
The Golden Hour
Physiology of the immediate postpartum
Honoring the Placenta ~ options for ceremony & placenta medicine
The Sacred Postpartum Window
Breastfeeding basics
Songs for birthing & tending babes
and more!

This class is well suited to parents planning home births & will also benefit parents planning physiologic births in birth centers or hospital settings.

The Details

  • 7 Sessions ~ 3 hr each
  • Serene, private location just west of Asheville
  • Nourishing fresh-made herbal teas provided
  • Small group size for nurturing intimacy & trust

7 Sundays beginning September 18th @ 1:00-4:00 PM


…build on what you know and believe is sacred. I say this to women and families, the true architects and builders of all authentic birthing communities. Claim what is sacred to you and insist that your birthing traditions reflect the most intimate and holy desires of the soul.

Whapio Bartlett


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