This class series is designed for families preparing once again for pregnancy and birth, this time with the involvement of older siblings. This series consists of 3 classes, 3hrs each in length. The first two classes are designed for parents and the third class is for the whole family! We begin with a childbirth refresher for second-time parents and end with a hands-on workshop for siblings. Please see our September and November schedules below:
The following series will be 11/28 6pm - 9pm, 12/2 9am - 12pm, 12/3 9am - 12pm.
Carlee Ann Brown, MSM, LM, CPM
Carlee Ann Brown is a Certified Professional Midwife and a Licensed Midwife in the state of California. She has been involved in women’s healthcare since 2009. She began her career as a prenatal and postpartum Certified Massage Therapist and Doula. She supported and guided women and families through the childbearing process in home, birth center, and hospital settings. Her undergraduate degree is a combination of Biology, Kinesiology, and Holistic Health from San Francisco State University. Carlee Ann graduated from Bastyr University’s Midwifery Program in 2015 with a MS in Midwifery. Carlee Ann currently works at Pacifica Family Maternity Center in Berkeley.
For more on Carlee Ann, visit: http://www.pacificamaternity.com/about-us/
Natalie Anaya has been an early childhood educator for 4 years, working with children ages 2-5. She did her Birth Doula training with Natural Resources in 2012 and soon after became a volunteer doula with San Francisco General Hospital, where she remains active today. It was in 2013 that Natalie attended her first birth as a sibling doula, combining her experience in child development with her understanding of labor and birth to provide safe, nurturing and age-appropriate preparedness and support to a new big brother. Natalie has her BA in Environmental Humanities from Whitman College and continues to explore through her work as a sibling doula and teacher the human relationship to nature and natural processes. Currently, Natalie is a Pre-K teacher at Calvary Nursery School in San Francisco.
For more on Natalie, visit: www.thesiblingdoula.com