Your Digital
Birth Preparation Course

12 month access – 9 modules – videos, audios and handouts

This online course is your ideal preparation for child birth, following official insurance guidelines.

for 74,99€ 

12 months access. 9 modules,
varied formats such as videos,
audios and handouts.

30+ Insurances 

Cover the costs for our course.

Your Digital Birth preparation course

30+ Insurances 

12 month access – 9 modules – videos, audios and handouts

This online course is your ideal preparation for child birth, following official insurance guidelines.

Covered by 30+ insurances

Prepare for Birth flexibly from Home

Learn everything you need to know for a safe and positive Birth

74,99€ | 12 months access

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Meet Lois, your teacher and coach for this course
and find out more about her professional and personal background.

Many health insurances cover the costs for this online course

The following health insurance companies cover the costs directly and you don’t have to pay in advance.
You can activate the course free of charge in just a few steps via your health insurance company.

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9 Modules plus a Bonus Chapter

Part 1: The Prenatal Phase

Module 1

The Final Stage of Pregnancy - Your Mind & Emotions

In this module, you will learn how to arrive at a place of strength, connection and clarity towards the end of your pregnancy.

Highlights include:

  • The importance of nervous system regulation
  • The art of reprioritization
  • Guided exercise for the transition from maiden to mother 
  • Deep connection exercise to connect with your baby and your partner

Module 2

The Final Stage of Pregnancy - Your Body

In this module, you will understand the changes happening to your body towards the end of pregnancy and how you can deal with them effectively.

Highlights include:

  • Important training to keep the right posture & how to relieve your pelvic floor
  • Visualization exercise to get to know your pelvic floor
  • Approved tips and partner  exercises for dealing with pain and discomfort
  • Advice on nutrition and nourishment

Part 2: The Childbirth Phase

Module 3

Preparation for Childbirth

In this module, you will learn all about how to plan and prepare for your birth. You will get to know your options in German hospitals, set up your logistics plan and find out what papers.

Highlights include:

  • A step-by-step walkthrough of what exactly happens at German hospital when you arrive in labor
  • A handy checklist for all you need to prepare, pack and organize for your birth
  • A handout with facts for each medical option in German hospitals to help you make your decision

Module 4

The First Stages of Childbirth

In this module, you will get a good overview of the different stages of labor. You will learn how to identify the first signs of labor, understand the nature of contractions, and the process of a birth and possible deviations. 

Highlights include:

  • Guided exercises for all stages during labor from waters breaking to just before active labor
  • Breathwork exercises for labor
  • A informative handout for each stage of labor and how to identify it

Module 5

The Delivery Stage

This module prepares you to actually deliver your baby. You will learn how exactly the final birth process goes and what you can do to facilitate it. You will also learn about the birth of the placenta and what is done right after birth with the umbilical cord and examinations.

Highlights include:

  • Hands-on, scientific advice about active labor
  • A step-by-step birth demo
  • A guide for home births

Module 6

Your Personal Birth Plan

Now, that you know all you need to know about birth, it’s time to plan your own. Lois coaches you through specific questions that will enable you to create an elaborate, well thought through birth plan. 

Highlights include:

  • A detailed birth plan template
  • Specific tools to feel grounded and safe during labor
  • Important tips when things didn’t go as planned

Part 3: The Postpartum Phase

Module 7

Becoming Parents

This module is on you becoming a mother and becoming parents. Lois addresses expectations, anticipation and insecurities and helps you to set loving intentions.

Highlights include:

  • An interview with Lois and her husband
  • A handout with important rules after birth
  • A guided mindfulness exercise for postpartum

Module 8

Postpartum Practical Care

This module helps you to understand your needs as a new mother after birth. You will learn about the changes in your body and your mind and how to best support your postpartum phase.

Highlights include:

  • How to set up and prepare your postpartum room
  • How to establish a self care mindset
  • Checklist for postpartum support

Module 9

First Weeks with your Baby

This module prepares you for the first tasks with your baby: changing diapers, breastfeeding, hygiene and sleeping.

Highlights include:

  • Checklist on what things you need to get for your baby
  • Newborn Care Handout
  • Details on newborn examination and prophylaxis in Germany

Bonus Section

For those of you who want to go deeper or have specific needs, we added a range of optional lessons for you.

Highlights include:

  • Single Parent Guide during pregnancy
  • Twin Pregnancy (or more)
  • Exercise for patients during labor
  • Childbirth in Germany as an expat (bureaucracy) 
  • Get to know Cesarean birth
  • Childbirth with mental illnesses
  • Dealing with addictive substances
  • Dealing with miscarriage

What our keleya users say

Meet your expert

Lois Erhart – Midwife

Lois is a mom of two and a certified midwife, she assisted births in a in a natural setting since 2017.

During her work as a midwife she focuses on reproductive justice, sex positivity, and queer care. She is specialized in birth preparation, emotional first aid, Bereavement management, home births, homeopathy, kinesio taping and counseling for miscarriages.

„I completed my midwife training in Germany in a big Level 1 hospital and therefore have experience in every birthing environment. Birthing wards, c section rooms, birthing centers and homebirth. On top of that I’ve cared for mothers in special psychiatric wards and supported them with their babies postpartum. Which basically means that it can provide for all families and babies, even those in serious situations.“

Like many of those who are looking for an english birth preparation course, Lois is also an expat! And although she has been living and working in Germany since 2011, she still feels very much like a born and bred Scottish Girl.

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Most asked questions

Is this course a full childbirth preparation course?

Yes, this birth preparation course offers you all the content that a regular birth preparation course covers in Germany. The course was created by experienced experts, midwives and gynecologists and offers you all the information and topics for childbirth. You can view the course at any time, whether from home, on the couch or on the way to work.

Are the costs covered by health insurances?

Many health insurance companies and private insurance partners reimburse our birth preparation course. Further details and conditions can be found under the following link.

 

How does the online course work?

After purchase you will receive digital access to the course for 12 months. The course is divided into 3 parts and 9 modules in total including a bonus chapter.

Each module has a different focus such as birth or postpartum care. In each module you will find different videos, podcasts and articles that you can work through at your own pace and in the order of your choice. You will also receive a handout for every module which summarizes the most important info. 

Who can I contact if I have questions?

Feel free to reach out and contact us at info@keleya.de.
Our customer success team will happily help you out and usually answers within 24h. 

Does this course replace a doctor or midwife?

No! The content of keleya is intended for general informational purposes only. The information is in no way a substitute for professional advice and/or treatment during pregnancy. You should definitely contact your doctor, your midwife or your clinic for all individual questions and decisions about health.

Are you still looking for a midwife? You can easily find an available midwife on ammely.de. This service is available in more than 26 languages.

How long will I have access to the online childbirth preparation course?

Your access will be available for 12 months. 

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