Online classes and Distance Doula Support

During the Coronavirus crisis, I’m offering all my classes and services online/as distance options until the situation improves to allow me to hold them in-person again.

Distance Labour Doula

Please see here for full details of Distance labour Doula support.

Distance Breathing for Birth  group classes – 1,000 yen per person per class. 

These classes are twice a month on Zoom on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of each month from 9:30-10:10am. These classes are a great way to learn useful breathing techniques for labour.

Minimum of 3 women per class, maximum of 8.

Distance Breathing for Birth Couples group classes – 2,000 yen per couple

These classes are once a month on Zoom on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:10am.  Together with your partner, we will go through breathing techniques to use in labour whilst you are still at home together, as well as breathing that can be useful in the hospital.

Minimum of 2 couples, maximum of 5.

Distance Positions and Massage Couples group classes – 2,000 yen per couple

These classes are once or twice a month on Saturday’s on Zoom (schedule is a little different according to the month, so please check here for updates).  They are an introduction to some useful basic positions and activities to help make labour a little smoother, along with massage and counter-pressure techniques to help make things a little more physically comfortable.

Minimum of 2 couples, maximum of 5.

 Distance Infant Care group classes – 1,000 yen per person per class.

These classes are on Zoom on the 3rd Wednesday or Fridays of each month from 9:30-10:10am.  The topic of each class will be slightly different and range from clothing, diapering, bathing, sleeping, baby wearing and more.  The focus of each class will be announced each time – please ask if it’s not clear.

Minimum of 3 women per class, maximum of 8.

Distance Birthing with Confidence classes – 15,000 yen

An online birth preparation option is available where we cover labour, breathing, positions, activities, comfort techniques, interventions, how to labour alone, what to expect in Japan & your hospital, useful Japanese, the post-partum period and breastfeeding.  This can be done in one session of or split into 2 sessions.

*I’m still offering this preparation as an in-person option  privately for couples.  The fee is slightly different.  Please see here for that*

Distance Birth Plan Consultations – 3,000 yen per session (approx 40 minutes)

Together, we go over various topics related to labour and delivery and consider what the mother-to-be would like to include.  I can offer additional points to consider and ask your hospital about, too.

These consultations can be scheduled anytime.

Distance Post-partum Support & Breastfeeding Consultations – 4,000 yen per session (approx 1 hour)

If you need advice, help, or have questions about anything to do with your baby, infant care, breastfeeding, or simply want to debrief about your labour experience, this support is for you.

These sessions can be scheduled anytime.

*I’m still offering in-person sessions privately on a case-by-case basis.  The fee is slightly different.  Please see here for that*