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L'Mazeltov: Childbirth Classes with a Jewish Twist
Sponsor Temple Isaiah
Type of Event Education
Family Education
Childbirth Education
Description A Jewish approach to preparing for your baby’s arrival- Meet other expectant parents, learn about labor and delivery, self-care, choosing physicians, and how to see the new parent world through Jewish eyes. Professionals in the field will join class coordinator Jessica Weiss to teach and to answer your questions. The rabbis and cantor of Temple Isaiah will bring the Jewish component through presentations and “Ask the Rabbi/Cantor?” opportunities. This exceptional program complements traditional childbirth education classes by providing important prenatal information within a Jewish family context. Sundays, January 29 through April 1, 2012 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Temple Isaiah Adult Lounge $180.00 per couple ($50 discount for Temple Isaiah members) Includes L’Mazeltov Book, snacks, and all course materials About our facilitator, Jessica Weiss: Jessica Weiss is a DONA certified Birth Doula. She trained with Carol Shattuck Rice’s Open Heart Doula training and achieved certification in 2010. She has supported couples through labor at Kaiser Walnut Creek, Alta Bates, California Pacific Medical Center, and Kaiser Hayward. Doulaing helps her share her belief that with information, nurturing, and support, labor can be an empowering, beautiful, and transformative experience. Temple Sinai preschool introduced her family to the joys and community of Jewish family education and she’s thrilled to share a similar opportunity with couples beginning their family lives. Questions? Email Jessica Weiss at
Date/Dates January 29 2012 - April 01 2012
Times 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost $180
Street Address 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd Google Map
Location Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Deb Phillips
Phone Number (925) 283-8575
Additional Information
Religion Jewish - Unaffiliated, Just Jewish, Reform
Audience Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships, Couples, Families, Gay/Lesbian, Men, Parents, Singles, Women
People who are interested in Synagogues and the Jewish Community, Parenting, Pregnancy and Birth Ceremonies