Grow offers educational services to pregnant persons and their families, to new parents, and to expectant siblings! Our childbirth and newborn education classes are private, in-home consults that result in better understanding of the processes and options that accompany pregnancy, birth, and new parenthood.
Grow’s curriculum is science-based and dynamic, incorporating mindfulness approaches, movement techniques, and decision-making skill development.
Knowledge is power. Grow’s classes increase confidence through a comprehensive program that covers topics such as:
- reproduction and human sexuality
- stages of pregnancy and stages of the postpartum period
- physiological and cesarean birth
- comfort measures, birth options, hospital policy
- reducing stress and increasing wellness with mindfulness
- physical and emotional exercises to prepare and cope
- decision-making skills
- effective communication
- building the best support team for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
- postpartum recovery
- infant care and child development
Classes are in the privacy of your home and there are various selections.
Prime-complete curriculum, covering all topics in depth. Conducted for two consecutive weeks. Each class is 3 hours.
Smooth Cesarean-This one-time session is perfect for those planning cesarean births. From outlining the typical procedure and hospital policies to preparing you for the unique challenges of C-sections, this class assuages any anxieties and fears you may have. Class is 1.5-2 hours long.
Get Comfortable-This one-time session focuses on preparing the birthing person and their partners for providing comfort measures to help ease the discomfort of birth. Class is 1.5-2 hours.
All Set Siblings-This one-time session prepares big brothers and sisters for the new little one in a way that is developmentally appropriate and engaging. Class is 1.5-2 hours.
After Baby-This one-time session focuses becoming prepared for the postpartum period, transition into parenthood, and the changes that accompany having a new baby. Class is 1.5-2 hours.
Have no fear! Do you just have to take one (or all!) of the classes but don’t live in the Greater Jacksonville or King’s Bay area? No problem! All classes can be conducted virtually. Distance education is available to help you grow.