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Educational Offerings

Kay is a certified Childbirth Educator and holistic healer offering classes, groups, and one on one learning opportunities.

Current Offerings

Birthing Mama Childbirth Education Series – An online group and weekly series exploring topics related to pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

Sundays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Zoom

Individual Education

In addition to group classes, Kay also offers individual or family center childbirth education. Currently, all education is being offered online for the protection of everyone’s safety and well-being.

Classes are tailored to the individual needs of each birth or birthing family. Contact Kay to discuss your desires or schedule a private class!

Birthing Mama Childbirth Education Series

Upcoming Topics

May 10th – Birthing in the Age of Covid-19
May 17th – Birth Option – Where, With Whom, How
May 24th – Anatomy & Physiology of Birth – What to Expect
May 31st – Holistic Stages of Labor and Birth
June 7th – Comfort Measures
June 14th – Pain Relief Options
June 21st – Common Interventions, Alternatives, and Options
June 28th – When Birth Doesn’t Go As Planned

This series will be ongoing – More topics TBD!

A little bit about this series…

Join Kay Parsons, Birthing Mama contributing author and educator, and Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, in our new Online Childbirth Education Series!

This weekly class will provide an opportunity to explore pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum from a spiritually oriented and holistic perspective.

This class is open to all birthing people, their partners or support person, as well as doulas and childbirth professionals. We value diversity in our spaces and encourage birthing people of all identities, races, cultures, and backgrounds to join this series.

All offerings at Yoga Center Amherst (YCA) are offered on a Pay From The Heart Model. And as with all classes offered through YCA, please go to the schedule page to register and receive the zoom link

Each class will include sharing of information, group discussions, and a time to ask your questions about pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

You are welcome to drop-in or commit to coming each week for a more in-depth experience of each and every weekly topic offered.

Sundays 6:30-8:30pm beginning May 10th

Comments? Questions? Needs? Or Concerns?
Have a topic you’d like to see included?
Email Kay at Kay@soulmidwifery.org

**Pre-Registration is Required in order to receive the zoom link.

Visit Yoga Center Amherst to register & receiving your zoom link:

Available Classes

Birth Options

For every birther and every child, each birth is an invitation to dig deep and source our wisdom, to know ourselves, […]

Upcoming Live Classes

Anatomy & Physiology of Birth

May 24th 6:30 - 8:30 PM Pregnancy and birth are a time when so much is changing – in our bodies, in our minds, in our hearts, and in our souls. As our growing child transforms, changes, and prepares to emerge, so too does our body and the whole of our being.

Holistic Stages of Labor

May 31st 6:30 - 8:30 PM The journey of birth encompasses more than just the opening of the uterus and the birth of a baby. The dance of labor and birth also entails a transformation of the one giving birth. We are both matter and spirit, and our soul’s journey through birth matters in the stories we hold and the way we define our lives.

Individual Education

Childbirth Preparation & Empowered Birthing Support


Topics Could Include…

  • Pregnancy – Common Challenges, Questions, and Concerns
  • Holistic & Herbal Wellness in Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Birth Vision & Planning
  • Birth in the Age of COVID-19 – Questions, Concerns, and Considerations
  • What to Expect in Labor & Birth
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Labor & Birth
  • Comfort Measures, Coping Skills, and Pain Relief
  • Birth Options – Choosing Where, With Whom, and What Kind of Supports
  • Postpartum Planning
  • Yoga, Nutrition, and Herbal Wellness
  • Spiritual Approaches to Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum
  • And so much more…


Individual Education

Kay offers individual, private, or family centered childbirth education. By working closely with birthers, their support people, or their family, Kay creates a learning opportunity focused on the needs of the individual family or birther. Kay’s focusing is on compassionate and empowering support to help you feel like your most confident self as your prepare for and enter your birthing time.

To schedule a private childbirth education class, contact Kay at Kay@soulmidwifery.org

Time & Financial commitments are based on the unique needs of each birther or family and their desires for education and support.