Ready for Baby

Prepared for Change!

Childbirth Preparation Series with Shannon Lawton O'Boyle

Evidence-based research, communication tools, fun activities, parent/partner-led discussion, and relaxation and comfort techniques will empower parents to make choices that are right for them. Shannon believes that you are the best parents for your baby! Good preparation goes way beyond choices for your baby's birth-day. Good parenting and partner communication starts yesterday and will carry you into tomorrow with your +1.


4 Sundays, July 14 - August 4, 1:30 - 4:30

$125: Email Sally@StudioGaiaEdwardsville.com or call (618) 779-5378 to reserve your spot.


201 Hillsboro Ave, Lower Level Edwardsville, IL 62025 - www.studiogaiaedwardsville.com


A combination of the following topics will be covered:

  • Common changes and experiences throughout the 3 trimesters of pregnancy
  • Physical Comfort Measures and Healthy Practices for Pregnancy
  • Relaxation and Mindfulness: Sustainable habits for pregnancy until FOREVER
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices
  • Individualized Birth Planning and Choices in Childbirth
  • Patient Right to Informed Consent, and communicating with your care provider
  • Comfort Measures for Pain Relief in Labor and Birth
  • Newborn Care and Characteristics
  • Newborn Sleep and Eating Patterns
  • Intro to Breastfeeding
  • Building a Community of Support
  • Empowered Parenting begins now