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What's Next?

For group classes: about a week before class, you'll get an email from instructor Lisa ( or with a reminder of class dates and times and all the details you need to know before showing up to the first class. Classes meet in Lisa's comfy living room classroom at 20-30 43rd Street, Astoria, NY 11105.

Optional (but Recommended) Reading

The following are great companion pieces to our class time together:

1) For pregnant parent - Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
2) For partner/labor support - The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

Recommended articles:

1) Who Should Be My Care Provider? The First & Most Important Decision in Pregnancy
2) This Choices in Childbirth resource with special attention paid to these two articles:

a) Questions to Ask Your Care Provider
b) Have You Thought About Having a Doula at Your Birth? -- Lisa can provide recommendations of doulas if helpful; good to note that NYC has doulas available to fit all styles, preferences, and budgets.

3) Nutrition articles (on Google Drive) here & here as well as this great blog post on vitamins/supplements for pregnancy by my colleague, Lena DeGloma

 Can't wait to have you in class!