Birth Preparation Courses

Birth Portal – April Bolding

April Bolding

April is one of the co-authors of Amazon’s number 1 bestselling book for new moms Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn.  She also offers a range of birth preparation courses (regularly scheduled and privately arranged available).  April brings her incredibly sense of humor and her decades of experience as a physical therapist and healer to all of her clients.  For more information:

Seattle HypnoBirthing – Tracy Adams


Tracy and Kiran offer a 5 week class that shows you and your birth companion how to work with your body during birth, tools for working with your healthcare provider to develop birth preferences.  You and your birth companion will experience and practice hypnosis to help you stay in calm control throughout your birth experience.  For more information:

Thresholds – Amity Kramer

Amity Kramer

Amity is a doula and childbirth educator in Upper Queen Anne.  She is passionate about helping families in their birthing process.  She facilitates a range of classes including Birthing from Within classes for expecting parents.  She also facilitates Bringing Baby Home for new and expecting parents.  For more information: