1750 Ocean Park Blvd.Suite 206
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Birth Basics with Cheryl
  Cheryl K. Baker, CCE, CD, CLE
Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Doula, Certified Lactation Educator

Owner of "Los Angeles Birth Partners"

Contact Cheryl at:

*If Cheryl is called away for a birth, this class will be taught by:
Meredith McCollum or Khefri Riley

Class Description

Classes fill quickly so please send in your registration form and fees soon after you confirm your place in class. 

Class l "Birth Fundamentals"

  • Optimal Fetal Positioning (OFP)
  • Stages of labor-Discussion and Film
  • Pushing and Birth
  • The Placenta
  • The first two hours post partum: The bonding period/breast feeding cues 

Class ll How to have a better hospital birth/The birth partner/Circuit Labor comfort measures.

Circuit labor practice: 

  • Pain Medication Preference Scale
  • Birth ball work
  • Comfort positions
  • Techniques for managing "back labor"
  • Labor interventions
  • Cesarean birth


Price & Registration

$225 per couple
To register, select your date and click "add to cart"


or register by mail: Registration Form
Two Class Series: Tuesdays 6:00 - 9:00pm
Nov 6 & 13, 2018 April 2 & 9, 2019 Sept 3 & 10, 2019
Dec 4 & 11, 2018 May 21 & 28, 2019 Oct 15 & 22, 2019
Jan 8 & 15, 2019 June 4 & 11, 2019 Nov 5 & 12, 2019
Feb 5 & 12, 2019 July 2 & 9, 2019 Dec 3 & 10, 2019
March 5 & 12, 2019 Aug 6 & 13, 2019  

Refund Policy

Parent Education classes are a fee for service program based on limited confirmed enrollment and secured fees. Please choose your classes carefully. Therefore, our childbirth class policies are applied uniformly and without exception. We require a 48-hour cancellation for refunds. There will be a $50.00 administration fee for cancellations. There are NO REFUNDS if you miss the class. We will fit you in to the next scheduled session if possible.

Mothers placed on complete bed rest may make-up the class when released from bed rest or make arrangements for a private in home class. (Additional fees will be charged for an in home class). Please have a letter from your doctor to allow you to take a class or be more mobile.

Due to the nature of our business where a baby may arrive early, we will try and help you in any way we can, however the refund policy is without exception.


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