Compassionate Birth Services, LLC
Birth Boot Camp®
Modern evidence-based childbirth education is available in the Rio Grande Valley!
Don't just hope for an AMAZING birth, prepare for one!
Birth Boot Camp® classes are taught McAllen, Texas (Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Private in-home classes are also available for Hidalgo county residents.
Comprehensive Birth Class
If you desire an unmedicated birth, are first-time parents, or are preparing for a VBAC, this class will prepare you on all levels - physically, mentally, and emotionally. Workbook, 3.5 hour breastfeeding video included. This class is a 10-week course with 2.5 hours sessions.
Hospital Birth Class
The hospital birth class is designed for the couple who wants more. More education. More fun. More relaxation and labor practice. More information on interventions, including medicated and cesarean births. They want to be able to make informed decisions as their birth unfolds. Workbook included. This is a 6 week course with 2.5 hour sessions.
Birth Center/Home Birth Class
If you are planning to have your baby at home or at a freestanding birth center, this class will give you the nuts and bolts of labor. Learn what happens before, during, and after birth, as well as variations of labor. Workbook included. This is a 5 week course, with 2.5 hour sessions.
This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You’ll take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor. This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. The beautiful workbook that comes with this is one you’ll want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. This is a 1 workshop, 3-4 hours.
Homecoming: Life With a New Recruit
This is your manual to early parenthood! Topics include breastfeeding (3.5 hour video course included), newborn procedures; baby-wearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Workbook and 3.5 hour breastfeeding video download included. This is a 1 day workshop, 3-4 hours.
Have you taken a childbirth class before? This class is designed for couples planning their second (or third or fourth) birth and have taken a previous class (doesn't have to be a BBC one). The Reboot Refresher class is tailored just for you to address your particular concerns and needs for your subsequent births. Workbook included. This is a 1 day workshop, 3-4 hours.
Siblings at Birth
Fee: $45 ($10 for each additional child)
The tone for the growing family starts by the way we approach birth as a family. When children are included in the preparation for childbirth with their own birth class, they see the coming baby as a celebration. Workbook included. Appropriate for ages 3-11. This is a 1 day class, 1-2 hours long, taught in your home. Milage fee applies for Cameron County residents.