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Judy McLaren ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Since 2004, we’ve been supporting Vancouver area families with the very best prenatal and postpartum classes. While we do cover all of the same core information you would find in any prenatal class, our goal is to provide you with something more – offering a blend of information and practical tools together with a deeper sense of personal preparation for birth and new parenthood.…

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Carolyn Hostinsky ★

Certified Birthing From Within Educator

My midwifery journey began by becoming a doula (someone who provides emotional labour support) and through that provided support to a wide range of families. While doing doula work was fulfilling, it wasn’t enough for me, and it was shortly thereafter that I applied to the midwifery program at UBC. In the meantime, I continued with my training by certifying in Birthing From Within® childbirth education method, certified with A Safe Passage (birth counselling training courses), as well as the Breastfeeding Class for Health Care Professionals at Douglas College.…

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Christina Warmenbol

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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Tracy Hill ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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Cindy Black ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I have been a Birthing From Within Mentor since 2012 and offering regular six week series since then. The training and work that I have done with Birthing From Within has greatly affected all areas of my life including my work as a Birth Doula. I have been serving families in Prince George and surrounding communities since 2009.…

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Kimberly Daniels

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Kimberly’s classes offer a balanced approach to childbirth preparation. With a holistic view, she covers the events of birth and how it unfolds as well as ways to cope with the intensity of labor. Throughout the class, she discusses the practical events of labor while encouraging Partners to learn how to support the Birthing Parent through labor.…

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Dori Luthy-Harrison

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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Jacqueline Snelling-Welsh

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I was drawn to become a doula and more specifically, become a Birthing from Within Childbirth Mentor after my own transformational birthing experience with my first child. I had been working in the social work field coordinating parent education groups and focusing on women’s empowerment work for years before I came to be offering Birthing From Within classes.…