Workshops in 2019

May 25th and 26th, 2019

June 24th and 25th, 2019, Bemidji, MN

July 27th and 28th, 2019

August 24th and 25th, 2019

September 28th and 29th, 2019


If you have little to no experience in childbirth, I would recommend reading "Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn", by Penny Simkin.

Required Reading:  "The Doula Book" and "The Birth Partner".  


Marla is awesome! I so appreciate her medical knowledge and motherly wisdom. I learned so much in our weekend together and feel very thankful for the experience! -Becky (Labor and Delivery RN of 30+ years)

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