Your pregnancy and birth experience are among the MOST important experiences you will EVER have and research now confirms that the QUALITY of your birth experience has long-term implications for both you and your baby’s health and wellbeing.

With so much riding on the outcome, wouldn’t you want to know ALL your options and the BEST ways to prepare for what lies ahead?

In this ground-breaking FREE series of tele-classes, some of the foremost experts in self-care and natural childbirth will teach you how to take the stress and fear out of pregnancy and giving birth, and transform the experience into one of joy and love –the way Mother Nature intended it!

If you’re pregnant right now OR you work with pregnant women and would like to better support them through this process, then don’t miss these calls! Just fill out the registration form above and we’ll send you email reminders with all the call-in details. It starts May 21st!

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WEEK 1

Call # 1
Tuesday May 21, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Your Best Birth: Are You Really Ready?

Speaker: Stephanie Dawn, ALSP and author of “The Sacred Birth Workbook

Pregnancy is a journey with many twists and turns along the way. Do you have reliable resources you can quickly turn to for answers? And are you prepared and ready for giving birth?  Sacred Birth expert Stephanie Dawn will walk you through the key elements of a good birth plan, who you need on your birthing team, and how to stay calm no matter what, so you can have peace of mind knowing that you’re ready for every step of the journey.

Call # 2
Thursday May 23, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Simple Ways You Can Avoid a Dreaded C-Section

Speaker: Dr. Stacey Rosenberg D.C., Chiropractor and author of “Natural Pregnancy, Natural Baby

Keeping your pelvis properly aligned and learning how to use the proper muscles to push when the time comes, can mean the difference between a smooth, pain-free birth and one of struggle and exhaustion or worse, one that results in a Caesarian birth. Dr. Stacey Rosenberg D.C. will show you how to stay mentally and physically fit, and tell you what to do if your baby winds up in a breached position so you don’t have to have a dreaded C-Section. This is one call you won’t want to miss!

WEEK 2

Call # 3
Tuesday May 28, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Post Partum Blues: Managing the Transition to Motherhood

Speaker: Dr. Diana Hoppe, Distinguished OB/GYN and author of “Healthy Sex Drive, Healthy You: What Your Libido Reveals About Your Life

Pregnancy and childbirth bring a lot of physical changes and emotional challenges, especially post partum. This can put a strain on your relationship with your spouse or significant other, challenge your ability to communicate, and generate what may seem like an unmanageable flood of powerful emotions connected to all the changes you’re going through. In this session Dr. Diana Hoppe will cover what to expect during the post partum phase, how to enhance intimacy while dealing with its physical limitations, and how to prepare for the emotional issues that will come up so you can quickly bounce back to your vibrant self –ready to fully embrace your role as a mother.

Call # 4
Thursday May 30, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Look & Feel Your Best Without Compromising Your Baby’s Health

Speaker: Donya Fahmy, CEO, Dropwise Essentials and author of “Aromatherapy & The Expectant Mom: A Woman’s Guide to the Best Essential Oils for a Holistic Pregnancy

Taking good care of yourself when you’re pregnant is Job #1. Ironically, many of the beauty and personal care products you use to help you look and feel better are loaded with highly questionable ingredients that can put both you and your baby at risk. In this session, natural self care expert Donya Fahmy will teach you how to identify which ingredients are safe and which are not, and give you an overview of how to safely use Mother Nature’s gift –essential oils– to address common ailments and challenges during pregnancy.

WEEK 3

Call # 5
Tuesday June 4, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Orgasmic Birth: Can It Really Be This Good?

Speaker: Debra Pascali-Bonaro, Director and Co-Author of the film and book “Orgasmic Birth

Our society and culture teaches us that birth is supposed to be a painful event to be feared and dreaded instead of cherished and enjoyed. Debra Pascali-Bonaro is a pioneer in transforming the birth experience. Whether you choose to give birth at home, in a hospital, or in a birthing center, Debra will teach you how to consciously create a birth environment conducive to having a joyful, ecstatic, even orgasmic birth experience –the way Mother Nature intended it!

Call # 6
Thursday June 6, 2013
5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern

Preparing for Easy Birth with Minimal Labor: A Panel Discussion

Speakers: Rena’ Koerner, Laura Shanley, and Sheila Kamara Hay

The one thing that pregnant women fear most is the moment of truth: giving birth. Join birthing experts Rena’ Koerner, founder of Integrative Childbirth Services, Doulas for Surrogacy, and the Lullaby Lounge; Laura Shanley, author of “Unassisted Childbirth”; and Sheila Kamara Hay, Ecstatic Birth advocate;  for a lively panel discussion on choices for childbirth.

We will discuss the pros and cons of different delivery methods, answer your questions about how to prepare for a pain-free birth and what to expect after birth (i.e. healing from birth and post-partum issues).

about

Dropwise Essentials is a San Francisco-based green health and wellness business, specializing in pure aromatherapy and natural solutions for personal care. Our motto is “If it’s not safe to put in your mouth, it’s not safe to put on your skin.” The vast majority of personal care products on the market today are LOADED with toxic chemicals and petroleum ingredients that are readily absorbed into your bloodstream and remain in your body –impacting your health and the environment. You deserve better. Find out what makes our products different and the logical alternative for health conscious and environmentally savvy consumers. For more information visit www.dropwise.com.