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Prep 4 Birth™️ Group Classes

Labor can be better.


Birth can be better.


Recovery can be better.


Come see how!

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Prep 4 Birth™️ Group Classes

Are you looking for the best way to prepare for your birth?
Are you looking for a better birth experience than last time?


Why Should I take Prep4Birth™️

(previously known as Birth Ball Basics™️)

This evidence based workshop is for all trimesters of pregnancy. You learn how to use the birth ball and the peanut ball during your pregnancy to strengthen your body, provide comfort measures, and prepare your mind for your vaginal or cesarean birth. 


Studies show that women who prepare for their labor and birth have a better birthing experience, lower rates of intervention, and better outcomes. Learning how to use a birthing ball can be beneficial for relieving back pain, decreasing pelvic pressure, help baby navigate the pelvis easier, and it might even shorten labor!

Sign-up for the next clinic below!

Next Virtual Class

Aug 16th, 2024 at 4:00 PM PST

Next In-Person Class

July 7th, 9AM in Petaluma

September 22nd, 9AM in Petaluma

Unable to make the next class? Signup HERE to join the waitlist!

Inquire within if you would like a private Prep4Birth class!

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About Prep4Birth Group Classes

At the Prep4Birth workshop, pregnant women learn how to use a birth ball and peanut ball. Both tools are versatile balls that helps with alignment, relaxation, labor advancement, and pain management tool during all stages of labor, even with an epidural! This 3-hour group setting class is created with evidence-based studies and designed to help women during pregnancy, labor, pushing, and even postpartum recovery!


Studies show that taking a Birth Ball class during your pregnancy:

  • Reduces your perception of pain

  • Strengthens your core and challenges the balance center of the brain

  • Women report an overall improved birth experience

  • Increases your self-efficacy and your ability to self-advocate

  • Reduce your back pain

  • Rotate your baby into an optimal position

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What You Will Learn...

  • Daily Activities to Strengthen and Stretch your body

  • Birth Ball Techniques for pregnancy and for labor

  • Peanut Ball tips for epidural or rest

  • Comfort Measures

  • Relaxation Techniques

  • Laboring and pushing positions

  • Be empowered and able to self-advocate

  • And more!

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  • How many weeks pregnant should I be before taking Prep4Birth?
    Any stage of pregnancy is welcome! The earlier the more comfortable you will get with the techniques you will learn and it will become so natural and intuitive by the time you give birth. With that being said, it is never too late to learn about birth education! As long as you are still pregnant, you are welcome to join and feel empowered learning about physiological birth.
  • Can my partner or other care provider join me in Prep4Birth classes?
    No. It is the 4th Trimester Fitness®️ Method's policy that classes are to be attended by participants only. This is to create a safe space for the participants to connect and share and not feel observed. Please reach out to Alyssa at if you would like a private class.
  • What do I need to bring to Prep4Birth class?
    Please bring a yoga mat, an exercise/birth ball that is fully inflated and sized to you, a filled reusable water bottle, and snacks!
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