How to Move During Labor for an Empowering Birth Experience

Welcome to our class designed to teach you how to move effectively during labor to achieve an empowering birth experience. This course will equip you with practical techniques to make your labor smoother and more controlled. Through effective positioning and movements, you will support your baby’s descent and rotation, whether you opt for a medicated or unmedicated birth. Join us to gain the confidence and knowledge needed for a positive and empowered childbirth journey.

Topics Covered in the Class::

  • To Prevent tear, decrease risk of surgery and to shorten your labor
  • To Develop skills to support effective positioning for labor progress
  • To Support the baby’s descent and rotation through appropriate movement in medicated and unmedicated births
  • To Restore your bodily autonomy
  • How to change space in your pelvis with simple movements
  • Explore the baby’s role in labor progress
  • Develop skills for working with your baby in labor
  • Practice positions that keep you in control and improve birth outcomes
  • Learn how to move in labor WITH or WITHOUT an epidural

and much more……

"Shakila helped us sleep train our six month old baby back in April 2019. She was wonderful to work with and her methods are very effective!...I would highly recommend her services!"

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Allison G.

San Francisco, CA

"Yana was our birth doula and Shakila helped us with our newborn for three months in the fall of 2017 - they're both amazing and we loved working with them..."

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Ritu V.

San Francisco, CA

"We decided we wanted some night support just a couple of weeks before my due date and I contacted DBB. Shakila was great and quickly found some doulas that could help us..."

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San Francisco, CA

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About Us

DOULAS by the BAY is a collective of Birth and Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists who are dedicated to supporting families before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby. We accept the following payments: HSA/FSA, Insurance, Fertility Payments (Carrot, etc.)


Vision Statement

Doulas By The Bay’s vision is to offer exceptional doula services to families, while also empowering them with knowledge through the provision of evidence-based educational resources. Our aim is to help families feel confident throughout their pregnancy journey, postpartum journey, and beyond.