Classes, Circles & Events
Jamaa Childbirth Empowerment & Education©
Are you expecting and want to enhance your pregnancy and birth experience? If so, consider enrolling in the Jamaa Childbirth Empowerment & Education© class centered on individual body awareness and building confidence and trust with your body and birth team. Together we will explore childbirth, breastfeeding, and life with a newborn to prepare you for a healthy and safe birth and postpartum period.
When: Every 1st-4th Wednesday from 6-8pm or every 4th Saturday from 9am-5pm.
Where: Jamaa Birth Village- 8 Church St., Ferguson, Mo. 63135
Cost: $150. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. Please reach out to our support team for options.
Full Class Payment Option
Partial Payment Option
What to bring?
Birth Partner (Friend, Family, Significant Other)
Snacks and refreshments provided. Lunch is provided for Saturday classes.
More questions? Contact us!
MOMS Support Group
The early days, weeks and months of motherhood can be both joyful and overwhelming. Sharing the ups and downs with one another is the best way to heal and grow.
The MOMS Group is a free peer support group for expectant and postpartum moms experiencing any form of baby blues, anxiety, overwhelm, and/or depression.
All moms are welcome and registration is not necessary. Babies in arms and siblings are welcome. Trained postpartum peer coaches, moms, who have been there and have gone through these experiences already, lead the MOMS GROUP.
Moms learn and talk about:
Caring for ourselves and our families
Family sleep and transitions
Motherhood: the myth and reality
Newborn family nutrition
Identifying my supports
Siblings and the newborn family
Diapering, baby wearing and attachment parenting
Every family is unique
Mommy anger and other taboo subjects
The new normal
Meetings 1st & 3rd Mondays, 10am-12pm & the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 6-8pm. Snacks & childcare provided. Led by trained postpartum peer coaches. In collaboration with SSM.
Tru's Community Doula Training @Jamaa Birth Village
Become a Doula at our Fall Doula training course November 15th-18th, 2019 from 9am-5pm at Jamaa Birth Village with Award Winning Doula, Midwife & founder, Brittany "Tru" Kellman.
Are you ready to learn ancient and modern cultural traditions & ceremonies that were created for the overall spiritual, mental, emotional and physical well-being of an expectant family? Are you ready to provide cultural and evidence based care to your community, offering solutions to our maternal-infant health crisis? Are you ready to be a bada** Doula!? If so, this is the training that you need and we're ready to take those first steps with you into becoming a Doula.
Doulas who attend Tru's training are well versed in
Prenatal Care and wellness
Labor & Delivery support, comfort, advocacy, and the clear understanding of informed choice for their clients
Postpartum wellness for mama, baby and family
The foundation and application of cultural ceremonies and traditions from varying ethnic backgrounds, making them an asset to families from abroad, including the ability to serve diverse families with varying religious faiths
Business Sense and community enhancement
Individual and personal celebration, self-care inner-outer wellness
Still curious about what a Doula is? Read below:
A Doula is a professional pregnancy and labor support person and are experts at uplifting and honoring women through the process of labor and birth, while supporting them into the transition of the immediate postpartum and rites of passage of motherhood. They support physiologic normal birth, high risk pregnancies and attend births in all settings. Doulas are not healthcare providers and do not provide clinical services. They are trained to provide cultural, physical, and emotional supportive care and education.
This Pregnancy, Labor & Postpartum Doula training is certified through Jamaa Birth Village and is taught and offered by Doula facilitator Brittany Tru Kellman.
$850 (Early Bird) through September 15th.
$900 (Next-Up) through October 15th.
$1100 Regular fee through November 8th.
Certifications: Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Labor & Postpartum Doula
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