Looking for resources or information about the Bradley Method® before
you decide if it's right for you? Please feel free to contact me even if you are unable to sign up for a class. I am happy to answer your questions and connect with you supporting resources in our area. It is my goal to be of help to expectant mothers and their families.
Holding baby Christopher after serving as a doula for his birth!
"Thank you for all of the ways you've shown love, care and support to us during pregnancy and delivery! Your expertise and gentle spirit were invaluable as we welcomed Cannon into the world. We thank God for you and your friendship, and are inspired to share with other couples what you've taught us. Thank you for being a gift to us during this very special season." - John, Bonnie and Cannon (Fall 2012 Class; January 2013 Delivery)
on your pregnancy!
husband and I have five children, all born naturally, the latter four
being Bradley Method® births.
The Bradley Method® thoroughly prepared us for our own births, and
the outcomes of each were so excellent, I chose to become an affiliated instructor
to help others have wonderful birth experiences. I love teaching the Bradley Method because it works!
encouragement to first-time expectant mothers is this: A
woman's body was designed to give birth. The notion that women
cannot handle what their bodies were naturally meant to do during a
normal pregnancy and labor simply isn't true. The Bradley Method®
teaches expectant mothers and their coaches to tune in and work with the laboring body to help maximize strength and
endurance, while reducing pain.
Variations to birth plans occasionally arise, but those who have
taken care of their bodies throughout pregnancy, have learned how to
make informed decisions, and know how to work together with their birth
team, will still have beautiful birth experiences!
key to successfully having a natural birth is preparation.
of it this way: If you knew that nine months from now, you were going
to participate in a serious athletic event, would you sit on your
couch and relax until the big day? No! You would take care of your
body and do everything you could to get ready.
is an athletic event. Bradley Method® classes teach
more than "what to expect during a birth," they also help to train
the body for an optimal birth through purposeful nutrition, prenatal
exercise, and relaxation techniques. Labor rehearsals throughout the
classes also help couples practice working together as a team.
the course of 12 weeks, fathers build confidence as labor
coaches as they gain an understanding of pregnancy, birth, naturally
managing pain, making informed medical decisions, and learn how to help
encourage a calm, joyful atmosphere in the birthing room.
goal of our classes is, “Healthy moms, healthy babies and healthy
"Sarah was an absolute pleasure to learn from.
The Bradley Method® helped me to cope through 18 hours of labor on pitocin with no
pain meds! I recommend taking Sarah's course with no reservations." - Kelly B.
I am a proud sponsor and volunteer for Chester County Women's Services, a crisis pregnancy center that is close to my heart! Here I am with my five children at the fundraising dinner, May 13, 2013. It is important to me that my children grow up understanding the value of human life!