Classes & Events

To prepare and nurture

Special Events

Meet Your Doula of the Triad

Join other new and expecting parents to learn more about the benefits of adding a doula to your birth team! Register for a door prize, interview different doulas and find the perfect one for your team.

2020 dates: Friday January 31, Monday March 30, Monday June 29, and Friday October 30, 6-8pm

No registration is necessary.

Magnolia Core Classes

These classes are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

✿Your Best Birth - 3 class series

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

Your Best Birth” is a three-week basic childbirth series for first-time mothers and partners, or a great refresher for parents who have given birth before, but are striving for a Birth Center experience with less intervention. While open to anyone, this series is tailored for those who are giving birth at Magnolia Birth Center. Classes cover third trimester progression, the physiology of labor, relaxation and positioning techniques, as well as labor support for an unmedicated birth.

This childbirth series fills quickly and requires pre-registrations. Cost is $120 per couple (waived for MBC clients). An additional support person such as a doula may attend if space allows. The series is three classes and students should plan to attend all three sessions, beginning with the first or second Thursday of the month. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett, MS, ACBE, at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a favorite pillow. No children please. NOTE – if you are planning to labor in the tub, you must also take “Waterbirth Essentials” class separately.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Your Best Birth Condensed - weekend class

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

This is a condensed, two-day weekend version of our popular “Your Best Birth” basic childbirth series for first-time mothers and partners. While open to anyone, this class is tailored for those who are giving birth at Magnolia Birth Center, covering third trimester progression, the physiology of labor, relaxation and positioning techniques, as well as labor support for an unmedicated birth.

This childbirth series fills quickly and requires pre-registration. Cost is $120 per couple (fee waived for MBC clients). An additional support person such as a doula may attend if space allows. This is a two-day class and participants must plan on attending both sessions. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett, MS, at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com. Registration is limited; we ask that you register to take this class during your third trimester.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a favorite pillow. No children please. NOTE – if you are planning to labor in the tub, you must also take “Waterbirth Essentials” class separately.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Water Birth Essentials

Laboring and giving birth in the water is a gentle form of comfort for both mom and baby. In this two-hour class we will separate fact from fiction, and learn about the equipment needed, the management of the pool, where to buy and rent equipment and how to use water most effectively in labor. Participants will receive a certificate at the end.

This class is offered for all participants at no cost. It is required for all MBC clients planning to labor or birth in the tub. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Breastfeeding: Best Beginnings

Learn how to get started in your breastfeeding journey including, first hours, positioning, latch, how to know your baby is feeding well and more. We will also cover common issues and how to manage them. This class is for moms and partners.  Cost is $35 but offered at no cost to Magnolia clients.

Register with Linda at lindacoppola55@gmail.com or call 336-255-8311.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Linda’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Hello Baby!

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

Hello Baby! is an interactive hour and a half class covering the basics of caring for both newborn and mom in the important days following birth, as well as that all-important fourth trimester. Class will cover newborn characteristics, baby and postpartum care for mom, and when to seek medical attention.

To register contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN, at surondar@yahoo.com. Cost is $30 per family unit (waived for MBC clients.)

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Suronda’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Craniosacral Therapy Clinic

Erin Balkind, RCST will be offering CranioSacral Therapy assessment and treatment sessions free to Magnolia patients the fourth Saturday of each month from 12-3pm. For babies, CST can help resolve compression issues resulting from the birth. As a baby cannot express where something hurts, compression may be involved and bodywork indicated to help with issues of inconsolable crying; difficulty latching/nursing; digestive issues; sleeping disturbances; tongue tie (if not true tongue tie); significant head turning preference to one side (torticollis); head flattening or molding; facial asymmetry; arching; mouth breathing; and an overall tense body.

Please contact Erin at 336-209-4929 to schedule an appointment, there is room for 3-4 appointments during the clinic on a first come first serve basis.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Erin’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Pregnancy & Childbirth Classes

✿Your Best Birth - 3 class series

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

Your Best Birth” is a three-week basic childbirth series for first-time mothers and partners, or a great refresher for parents who have given birth before, but are striving for a Birth Center experience with less intervention. While open to anyone, this series is tailored for those who are giving birth at Magnolia Birth Center. Classes cover third trimester progression, the physiology of labor, relaxation and positioning techniques, as well as labor support for an unmedicated birth.

This childbirth series fills quickly and requires pre-registrations. Cost is $120 per couple (waived for MBC clients). An additional support person such as a doula may attend if space allows. The series is three classes and students should plan to attend all three sessions, beginning with the first or second Thursday of the month. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett, MS, ACBE, at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a favorite pillow. No children please. NOTE – if you are planning to labor in the tub, you must also take “Waterbirth Essentials” class separately.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Your Best Birth Condensed - weekend class

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

This is a condensed, two-day weekend version of our popular “Your Best Birth” basic childbirth series for first-time mothers and partners. While open to anyone, this class is tailored for those who are giving birth at Magnolia Birth Center, covering third trimester progression, the physiology of labor, relaxation and positioning techniques, as well as labor support for an unmedicated birth.

This childbirth series fills quickly and requires pre-registration. Cost is $120 per couple (fee waived for MBC clients). An additional support person such as a doula may attend if space allows. This is a two-day class and participants must plan on attending both sessions. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett, MS, at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com. Registration is limited; we ask that you register to take this class during your third trimester.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a favorite pillow. No children please. NOTE – if you are planning to labor in the tub, you must also take “Waterbirth Essentials” class separately.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Water Birth Essentials

Laboring and giving birth in the water is a gentle form of comfort for both mom and baby. In this two-hour class we will separate fact from fiction, and learn about the equipment needed, the management of the pool, where to buy and rent equipment and how to use water most effectively in labor. Participants will receive a certificate at the end.

This class is offered for all participants at no cost. It is required for all MBC clients planning to labor or birth in the tub. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Bradley Method

Bradley Method is a natural childbirth class that focuses on giving mother and her partner access to information and be empowered to make decisions during her pregnancy and labor.  Classes will go over all the options for birth and couples will walk away feeling confident to make decisions they feel are best.  Our primary goal is to have a healthy mom and a healthy baby. Bradley Childbirth is a series of childbirth classes.

To register contact instructor Sarah Carter at sarah@naturalbabydoulas.com.

Cost is $325 per 10 week series. New class series begin April 30 and July 16.

See Sarah’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Hypnobirthing

This comprehensive birth preparation series gives mother and their partners all the tools needed for a calm and peaceful birth. Using guided meditation, self-hypnosis and visualization, expectant mothers learn to break the fear-tension-pain cycle that often causes discomfort during labor or birth. Mothers are taught techniques to eliminate anxiety and promote deep relaxation. Four classes, each 3 hours long, will combine instruction with hands-on practice. Students will receive a book, two relaxation CD’s and a script for at-home practice. Hypnobirthing was developed by Marie Mongan, a hypnotherapist and mother herself. It is the only birth preparation program developed by women, for women.

The next Hypnobirthing series begins January 5.

Cost is $325 per couple. Register with instructor Karen Hornfeck at Wise Elephant Wellness.

See Karen’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Nurturing the Pregnant Couple

Nurturing the Pregnant Couple is a three-hour class focusing on massage techniques to benefit the expectant mother, her partner, and their baby. Students will learn nurturing and effective massage techniques, and give moms a pregnancy massage. Participants will also learn positions and acupressure points to assist in the labor process. Partners will receive “shiatsu” massage.

Cost is $45 per couple. Please do not bring children or additional family members. To register contact instructor Tag Woods at tagwoods@gmail.com or call 336-992-6135.

See Tag’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Relief and Relaxation Refresher

This two-hour class is for parents who have taken a full childbirth class with a previous birth, but would like a refresher in unmedicated labor support techniques to prepare for the big day. This class is not open to first time laboring parents and cannot meet the requirements of a childbirth class. Mothers may bring up to two support people.

Cost is $25 per mother and pre-registration is required. Contact instructor Mary Gillett at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Baby, Breastfeeding & Family

✿Breastfeeding: Best Beginnings

Learn how to get started in your breastfeeding journey including, first hours, positioning, latch, how to know your baby is feeding well and more. We will also cover common issues and how to manage them. This class is for moms and partners.  Cost is $35 but offered at no cost to Magnolia clients.

Register with Linda at lindacoppola55@gmail.com or call 336-255-8311.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Linda’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

✿Hello Baby!

ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2020 IN THE NEAR FUTURE. PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR SOON AND ENROLL

Hello Baby! is an interactive hour and a half class covering the basics of caring for both newborn and mom in the important days following birth, as well as that all-important fourth trimester. Class will cover newborn characteristics, baby and postpartum care for mom, and when to seek medical attention.

To register contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN, at surondar@yahoo.com or 336-669-5644. Cost is $30 per family unit (waived for MBC clients.)

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Suronda’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Baby’s First Massage

Infant massage is a simple, research-based way to promote a nurturing connection in a time often stressful for both baby and family. It offers coping skills for common issues such as little sleep or irritated digestion. The process is a simple way parents can communicate with their babies through massage, increasing the bond and learning sensitive touch skills to create a strong family foundation of love, esteem and respect.

Cost is $18 per family. To register contact instructor Tag Woods at tagwoods@gmail.com or call 336-992-6135.

See Tag’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Magical Hours: Attachment & Bonding at Birth

From bonding to breastfeeding, those first two hours make all the difference! So much happens at birth, from hormone surges to setting in as a family. Come discover just how important an uninterrupted two hours is for a family. This class is offered quarterly in April, June, August and November.

Class is $15 per couple. To register call instructor Erin Balkind at 336-209-4929.

See Erin’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Be a ”Great” Grandparent

Join us for a fast-paced look at today’s young parents through a game of “Family Feud” and learn what’s new with parenting styles, safety warnings and what today’s parents say they say THEIR parents should (and should not) do to be “Great” grandparents.

Class is an hour and a half of discussion, games and fun. Great for the prospective grandparents and pregnant couples. No cost for this first time event. To register contact magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

See Mary’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

New Sibling Class

Bringing home a new baby is so exciting. However, all family members will have some adjusting to do. This New Sibling Class will help the older children in the family be better prepared to the adjustment. Based on each child’s developmental level, we will explore everything they will see, hear, and experience. We will also discover and practice the fun ways to help and interact with their new sibling. Each older sibling will receive a certificate of graduation as they go on to be an awesome big sister or brother!

Cost is $25 per family unit.  At least one parent should plan to attend the 45 minute class. Register online here.

For questions, contact instructor Sarah Carter at sarah@naturalbabydoulas.com.

See Sarah’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Wellness

Magnolia Moms - Open to all moms!

Come and hangout with your little at a Magnolia Mom Meet up. You don’t have to be one of our clients to come!  Mom-ing isn’t always easy and sometimes you need adult conversation – come meet other moms and swap stories of sleepless nights, potty-training secrets for older siblings, recipes, or just get out of the house and come to visit!  We offer a non-judgemental and breastfeeding-friendly space to meet other moms and enjoy their company.  No cost and nonRSVP required- just show up!

We meet the last Wednesday of every month from 10-11am.

See the Events Calendar

✿Craniosacral Therapy Clinic

Erin Balkind, RCST will be offering CranioSacral Therapy assessment and treatment sessions free to Magnolia patients the fourth Saturday of each month from 12-3pm. For babies, CST can help resolve compression issues resulting from the birth. As a baby cannot express where something hurts, compression may be involved and bodywork indicated to help with issues of inconsolable crying; difficulty latching/nursing; digestive issues; sleeping disturbances; tongue tie (if not true tongue tie); significant head turning preference to one side (torticollis); head flattening or molding; facial asymmetry; arching; mouth breathing; and an overall tense body.

Please contact Erin at 336-209-4929 to schedule an appointment, there is room for 3-4 appointments during the clinic on a first come first serve basis.

✿Classes marked with a ✿ are offered at no charge to Magnolia Birth Center clients.

See Erin’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Prenatal Yoga

You are pregnant and your body is changing so fast! If this is your first birth, you’re probably wondering what is happening, and what will birth be like? If you’ve birthed before, you may wish to prepare consciously for your next birth. Using the tools of yoga, I invite you to connect with your body, your baby and your intuition to prepare for birth and motherhood.

In class participants can expect to move with the breath and intention in a slow flowing practice with gentle opening, strengthening, breathing, visualization and relaxation techniques. All of the work we do in class will help prepare you for a peaceful and joyful experience of birth.

Classes are $15 for a drop-in.
Class packages are available (8 classes for $100 or 4 classes for $54)

To register visit www.Sacred-Rhythms.com

See Dawn’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Power Yoga

An invitation to beome present in your body and your life. Cheri Timmons will teach a sers of eight (8) one-hour yoga classes – open to all levels of yoga experience. Students will learn how to take each pose in a way that feels right to their body, at that time. This small group yoga class is open to 10 female participants. Participants will supply their own yoga mat, towel and water bottle for each class. Cheri will provide yoga blocks for class and a cool scented towel to enjoy during Savasana!

Each class will meet from 8:30 – 9:30am on the following Tuesdays:
September 17, 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5

Full payment ($80) is requested at the time of online registration. Contact cheri@chericoaching.com or 336-365-8420 to receive registration link.

See Cheri’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Nurturing the Pregnant Couple

Nurturing the Pregnant Couple is a three-hour class focusing on massage techniques to benefit the expectant mother, her partner, and their baby. Students will learn nurturing and effective massage techniques, and give moms a pregnancy massage. Participants will also learn positions and acupressure points to assist in the labor process. Partners will receive “shiatsu” massage.

Cost is $45 per couple. Please do not bring children or additional family members. To register contact instructor Tag Woods at tagwoods@gmail.com or call 336-992-6135.

See Tag’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Baby’s First Massage

Infant massage is a simple, research-based way to promote a nurturing connection in a time often stressful for both baby and family. It offers coping skills for common issues such as little sleep or irritated digestion. The process is a simple way parents can communicate with their babies through massage, increasing the bond and learning sensitive touch skills to create a strong family foundation of love, esteem and respect.

Cost is $18 per family. To register contact instructor Tag Woods at tagwoods@gmail.com or call 336-992-6135.

See Tag’s Bio

See the Events Calendar

Calendar

View the full calendar here.

Dec
5
Thu
Your Best Birth @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This four week childbirth class is open to the community, but is designed especially for Magnolia Birth Center clients who are planning an unmedicated birth.  This class is fun and discussion-based so bring your questions!

To register, please contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN at surondar@yahoo.com or call 336-669-5644.  Class is offered at no cost for Magnolia Birth Center clients, and $120 per couple for outside students.  A new 4-week series typically begins on the first Thursday of each month.  This class is not appropriate for children.

Please note – if you are planning to labor or birth in a tub, you must take the Waterbirth Essentials class separately.

Dec
7
Sat
Triad Tot Toters meeting @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room B
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come to this free community meeting to learn all you need to know about safe baby wearing.  No RSVP required.

Dec
8
Sun
Baby’s First Massage @ Magnolia Birth Center, Room B
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Create a strong family bond with your baby through sensitive and nurturing touch.

To register contact experienced massage Instructor Tag Woods at 336-992-6135 or tagwoods@gmail.com.  Cost is $21 per couple/family

Dec
10
Tue
Triad Tot Toters Carrier Exchange Meeting @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room B
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free event with Triad Tot Toters.  No RSVP required.

Bradley Childbirth Method @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A and B
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This natural childbirth class educates mom and her partner to make informed decisions during her pregnancy and labor. To register for Bradley classes, contact instructor Sarah Carter at naturalbabyhappyfamily@gmail.com,  Cost is $325 per couple for a 10 week series.

Dec
11
Wed
Prenatal Yoga @ Room B
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You are pregnant and your body is changing so fast! If this is your first birth, you’re probably wondering what is happening, and what will birth be like? If you’ve birthed before, you may wish to prepare consciously for your next birth. Using the tools of yoga, I invite you to connect with your body, your baby and your intuition to prepare for birth and motherhood.

In class you can expect to move with your breath and intention in a slow flowing practice with gentle opening, strengthening, breathing, visualization and relaxation techniques. All of the work we do in class will help prepare you for a peaceful and joyful experience of birth.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Classes are $15 for a drop-in.
Class packages are available (8 classes for $100 or 4 classes for $54)

PLEASE NOTE: your friends, family, etc are welcome to attend class with you, however they are required to pay the drop-in fee or purchase their own package. There is also a comfortable lobby for partners or family to wait while you attend class. Thank you for understanding that participation in class = payment for class regardless of your pregnancy status.

Dec
12
Thu
Your Best Birth @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This four week childbirth class is open to the community, but is designed especially for Magnolia Birth Center clients who are planning an unmedicated birth.  This class is fun and discussion-based so bring your questions!

To register, please contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN at surondar@yahoo.com or call 336-669-5644.  Class is offered at no cost for Magnolia Birth Center clients, and $120 per couple for outside students.  A new 4-week series typically begins on the first Thursday of each month.  This class is not appropriate for children.

Please note – if you are planning to labor or birth in a tub, you must take the Waterbirth Essentials class separately.

Dec
13
Fri
Your Best Birth-(Condensed) @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room B
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This class is an abbreviated two-day version of Magnolia’s popular core “Your Best Birth” four-sesion weeknight class.  No charge for MBC clients and $125 for outside clients.  Class will be held in a Friday night – Saturday format.  You MUST attend both sessions.  Class has limited registration to accommodate mom and one partner.  (This is not appropriate for children.)

To register contact Mary Gillett at www.magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

Dec
14
Sat
Your Best Birth-(Condensed) @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room B
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

This class is an abbreviated two-day version of Magnolia’s popular core “Your Best Birth” four-sesion weeknight class.  No charge for MBC clients and $125 for outside clients.  Class will be held in a Friday night – Saturday format.  You MUST attend both sessions.  Class has limited registration to accommodate mom and one partner.  (This is not appropriate for children.)

To register contact Mary Gillett at www.magnoliaclasses@gmail.com.

Dec
16
Mon
Breastfeeding: Best Beginnings @ Magnolia Birth Center
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn how to get started in your breastfeeding journey including, how to get started, positioning, latch, how to know your baby is feeding well and more. We will also cover common issues and how to manage them. This class is for moms and partners. Register with Linda at lindacoppola55@gmail.com or call 336-255-8311.

Dec
17
Tue
Bradley Childbirth Method @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A and B
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This natural childbirth class educates mom and her partner to make informed decisions during her pregnancy and labor. To register for Bradley classes, contact instructor Sarah Carter at naturalbabyhappyfamily@gmail.com,  Cost is $325 per couple for a 10 week series.

Dec
18
Wed
Magnolia Mom Meet-up @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room A
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come and hangout with your little at a Magnolia Mom Meet-up. You don’t have to be one of our clients to come!  Please RSVP by noon the prior day to leahdunlap17@gmail.com   No fee!

Mom-ing isn’t always easy and sometimes you need adult conversation – come meet other moms and swap stories of sleepless nights, potty-training secrets for older siblings, recipes, or just get out of the house and come to visit! We offer a non-judgmental and breastfeeding-and-bottle-feeding-friendly space to meet other moms and enjoy their company.

Prenatal Yoga @ Room B
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You are pregnant and your body is changing so fast! If this is your first birth, you’re probably wondering what is happening, and what will birth be like? If you’ve birthed before, you may wish to prepare consciously for your next birth. Using the tools of yoga, I invite you to connect with your body, your baby and your intuition to prepare for birth and motherhood.

In class you can expect to move with your breath and intention in a slow flowing practice with gentle opening, strengthening, breathing, visualization and relaxation techniques. All of the work we do in class will help prepare you for a peaceful and joyful experience of birth.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Classes are $15 for a drop-in.
Class packages are available (8 classes for $100 or 4 classes for $54)

PLEASE NOTE: your friends, family, etc are welcome to attend class with you, however they are required to pay the drop-in fee or purchase their own package. There is also a comfortable lobby for partners or family to wait while you attend class. Thank you for understanding that participation in class = payment for class regardless of your pregnancy status.

Dec
19
Thu
Your Best Birth @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This four week childbirth class is open to the community, but is designed especially for Magnolia Birth Center clients who are planning an unmedicated birth.  This class is fun and discussion-based so bring your questions!

To register, please contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN at surondar@yahoo.com or call 336-669-5644.  Class is offered at no cost for Magnolia Birth Center clients, and $120 per couple for outside students.  A new 4-week series typically begins on the first Thursday of each month.  This class is not appropriate for children.

Please note – if you are planning to labor or birth in a tub, you must take the Waterbirth Essentials class separately.

Dec
26
Thu
Your Best Birth @ Magnolia Birth Center, Rooms A
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This four week childbirth class is open to the community, but is designed especially for Magnolia Birth Center clients who are planning an unmedicated birth.  This class is fun and discussion-based so bring your questions!

To register, please contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN at surondar@yahoo.com or call 336-669-5644.  Class is offered at no cost for Magnolia Birth Center clients, and $120 per couple for outside students.  A new 4-week series typically begins on the first Thursday of each month.  This class is not appropriate for children.

Please note – if you are planning to labor or birth in a tub, you must take the Waterbirth Essentials class separately.

Dec
28
Sat
Hello Baby! @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room A
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This interactive class covers the basics of caring for both mom and baby in the important fourth trimester, especially for those families who go home from the birth center the same day.  To register, contact instructor Suronda Ricketts, RN at surondar@yahoo.com.  Class is offered at no cost for Magnolia Birth Center clients.  $30 per family for other participants.

Craniosacral Therapy Baby Clinic @ Magnolia Birth Center
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Erin Balkind, RCST will be offering CST assessment and treatment sessions free to Magnolia patients. Please contact her at 336-209-4929 to schedule an appointment, there is room for 3-4 appointments on a first come first serve basis.

Dec
30
Mon
Water Birth Essentials @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room A
Dec 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Laboring and giving birth in the water is a gentle form of comfort for both mom and baby. In this two-hour class we will separate fact from fiction, and learn about the equipment needed, the management of the pool, where to buy and rent equipment and how to use water most effectively in labor. Participants will receive a certificate at the end.

This class is offered for all participants at no cost. It is required for all MBC clients planning to labor or birth in the tub. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com

Jan
5
Sun
HypnoBirthing @ Magnolia Birth Center
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This is a comprehensive class that teaches easy-to-use relaxation and hypnosis techniques needed for a calm and peaceful birth. To register, contact certified HypnoBirthing instructor Karen Hornfeck at www.WiseElephantWellness.com.  Cost is $325 per couple and includes all materials. Classes are taught approximately once per quarter. 

Jan
6
Mon
Water Birth Essentials @ Magnolia Birth Center - Room A
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Laboring and giving birth in the water is a gentle form of comfort for both mom and baby. In this two-hour class we will separate fact from fiction, and learn about the equipment needed, the management of the pool, where to buy and rent equipment and how to use water most effectively in labor. Participants will receive a certificate at the end.

This class is offered for all participants at no cost. It is required for all MBC clients planning to labor or birth in the tub. To register contact instructor Mary Gillett at magnoliaclasses@gmail.com