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Joan Doglio Smith of Abundance Midwifery Service teaches a childbirth class to a group of expectant mothers and their partners.

Childbirth Classes in Austin, TX




We offer a variety of classes and groups to fit your needs. Please bookmark this page to stay up to date with our curriculum. Participants are required to be Abundance Midwifery Service clients to attend. Please contact your midwife to register.

Prenatal & Birth Preparation Classes


Group Prenatal Care

Description: Group Prenatal Care is childbirth education combined with prenatal care. Patients, midwives, and a co-facilitator attend group education sessions with prenatal checks for each patient. 

  • Provides health check-ups with others due in your timeframe

  • You'll share experiences and receive education

  • These sessions replace individual prenatal visits for most of your pregnancy

Location, day/time, dates:

Lotus House (upstairs), 13805 Ann Place, Austin, TX 78728

Mondays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • March 2nd, March 16th, March 30th

  • April 13th, April 27th

  • May 11th, May 25th

  • June 8th, June 22nd

  • July 6th

For more information: Visit Group Prenatal Care on our services pages​
















Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Education

Led by: Denise Washington, AMS Student-Midwife, Doula, Childbirth Educator

Location, day/time, dates:

109 W Lane Ave, Manor, TX 78653

Saturdays from 4:30pm to 6:00pm

March 9th, Part 1

March 30th, Part 2

April 6th, Part 1

April 20th, Part 2

May 4th, Part 1

May 18th, Part 2

June 8th, Part 1

June 22nd, Part 2

July 13th, Part 1

July 27th, Part 2

August 17th, Part 1

August 31st, Part 2

September 14th, Part 1

September 21st, Part 2

October 5th, Part 1

October 19th, Part 2

November 2nd, Part 1

November 16th, Part 2

December 7th, Part 1

December 14th, Part 2













Infant Care Classes


Breastfeeding Circle & Newborn Care

Led by: Joan Doglio Smith, CNM, APRN, OB/GYN NP

Description: All parents are welcome to attend!

Location, day/time, dates:

Lotus House (upstairs), 13805 Ann Place, Austin, TX 78728

Begins Saturday, May 20 at 4:00pm

For more information:

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Denise Washington, Abundance Midwifery Student-Midwofe, Doula
Denise Washington
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Joan Doglio Smith
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