Birth & Postpartum Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor, Childbirth / Parent Educator, Babywearing Consultant

​347-907-1205


Maternal Beginnings NYC

Jordan Christopher


 ​“I think one of the best things we could do would be to help women, parents, families discover their own birth power, from within themselves.  And to let them know it’s always been there, they just needed to tap into it.”
                                                                              -John H. Kennell, MD




Childbirth Education

I offer childbirth education classes in the comfort of your home. This is a 3 hour session tailored to your specific needs.


We can explore:


Anatomy & Physiology of birth

Stages of labor

Your childbirth options

How to personalize your birth experience

Common medical procedures

Labor positions

Breathing, Massage & Counter pressure techniques

Postpartum Care & Breastfeeding

Among other hands on tools.


I also discuss positions and techniques that can be done prenatally to help with optimal baby positioning, help you prepare your body for labor and for the postpartum experience. I also cover the importance of the "baby moon" phase of feeding and bonding with your baby immediately after birth. I charge $350 for this class, and you can have another expecting couple join us for no additional charge.



Newborn Care

I offer newborn care classes privately in your home and provide non-judgmental, evidence based information.


This includes information about:


Skin-to-skin contact

Identifying feeding cues

Bonding with your newborn


As well as learning techniques in:


Soothing

Swaddling

Sleeping

Bathing

Diapering

& Normal newborn behavior.


My fee for these private classes is $200 and are scheduled in 2-2.5 hr sessions (but are flexible to your needs). This cost includes printed materials and demonstration items.​​ You can have another expecting couple join us for no additional charge.



Babywearing 

I provide a baby wearing consultation before and/or after your baby arrives, in the privacy of your home.


We discuss:


The benefits of baby wearing

How to wear safely and comfortably for yourself and your baby

Which styles work best for your different needs at different stages of your baby's development


I will help you learn how to use your own carrier(s), and then we can demonstrate my variety of different carriers, wraps and slings, to find out which ones may work best for you and your baby. Each consultation can be adjusted to your specific needs, and carriers of your choice.


​The cost for my consultation is $175 for a 1.5hr meeting. This can also be used as an addition to any of the above classes for a reduced fee.