Birth Day Presence

Birth Day Presence

Life Skills
Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
(15 Reviews)

Birth Day Presence, the premier provider of Childbirth Education and Doula Services, has served over six thousand expectant and new families in the NYC area since 2002. We hand-select the best childbirth education techniques and practices to prepare parents-to-be for the journey ahead.

With constant referrals from the best OBs and Midwives in NYC and with Studios in Park Slope, SoHo, and satellite locations throughout the city, we are proud to be the most trusted provider of community and education for the childbearing year and beyond. 

Co-Directors Jada Shapiro & Anna Merrill use their experience as mothers, educators and doulas to help the families they serve. The doulas we are affiliated with are DONA International and CPR certified. Our Educators are Lamaze, CEA/MNY, and Birthing From Within certified.

Birth Day Presence is also proud to have created and administered the Bellevue Hospital Birth Center Volunteer Doula Program, which, for five years, assisted over 500 underprivileged women per year through their childbearing experience. Birth Day Presence is proud to support families in a nurturing, non-judgmental way.

Last year, Birth Day Presence won the Red Tricycle 2012 Totally Awesome Awards for Best Parent Education Programs in New York City and CBS NY selected Birth Day Presence as having the Best Childbirth Classes in NYC.

Reviews of Birth Day Presence

(15 Reviews)
Express Childbirth

12/20/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Express Childbirth


Great and informative class. Instructor was well informed and did a good job presenting the info and answering questions. I felt like it was the right amount of time.

Infant CPR and Safety

5/12/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Infant CPR and Safety


Great class excellent teacher.

Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

10/19/2018
Meriam L.

Attended: Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)


Very informative. Patient and answered all questions. Nice size group.

Childbirth Education (4 weeks)

5/26/2016
Noa L.

Attended: Childbirth Education (4 weeks)


Jen was super sweet and knowledgeable. Made the classes a breeze and answered all of our doubts and questions. Me and my partner now have a much better idea of what we're going into and what type of birth we want. Highly recommended.

Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

8/8/2015
Anonymous

Attended: Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)


Jada was really well informed and gave us a lot of good info. Left the class feeling empowered to take on parenthood.

Weekend Intensive Childbirth Education

4/20/2015
Hana S.

Attended: Weekend Intensive Childbirth Education


Very in-depth and informative, with a good hands-on practice component. Teacher was extremely knowledgeable and struck the right balance between explaining all the options, while still making clear which elements are most supported by scientific evidence.

Infant CPR and Safety

4/26/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Infant CPR and Safety


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)

4/16/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Breastfeeding and Newborn Care (Combined)


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Infant CPR and Safety

12/22/2019
Ai K.

Attended: Infant CPR and Safety


Ai K. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Infant CPR and Safety

4/15/2019
Lauren R.

Attended: Infant CPR and Safety


Lauren R. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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182 8th Ave Parlor Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11215
Birth Day Presence
Park Slope, Brooklyn
182 8th Ave Parlor Fl
Btwn 1st St & Garfield Pl
Brooklyn, New York 11215

Directions:
Walk up the outside stairs and into Birth Day Presence.

Upcoming Classes at Birth Day Presence

Infant Sleep Live Webinar
Infant Sleep Live Webinar
Next start date:

Thursday Aug 5th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Newborn Care and Bottle Feeding
Newborn Care and Bottle Feeding
Next start date:

Saturday Aug 7th, 10am - 11:30am Eastern Time

Online Infant Safety & CPR Interactive
Online Infant Safety & CPR Interactive
Next start date:

Sunday Aug 8th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

Online Childbirth Education Basics (3-hr class)
Online Childbirth Education Basics (3-hr class)
Next start date:

Sunday Aug 8th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Lactation for Doulas Workshop
Lactation for Doulas Workshop
Next start date:

Sunday Aug 8th, 4pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Online Childbirth Education (4 sessions)
Online Childbirth Education (4 sessions)
Next start date:

Monday Aug 9th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Online Infant Safety & CPR Webinar
Online Infant Safety & CPR Webinar
Next start date:

Wednesday Aug 11th, 7:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

Homebirth Basics
Homebirth Basics
Next start date:

Sunday Aug 15th, 3pm - 6pm Eastern Time

Doula Business Workshop
Doula Business Workshop
Next start date:

Tuesday Aug 17th, 4pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Practicing Labor Coping Skills
Practicing Labor Coping Skills
Next start date:

Wednesday Aug 4th, 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Complete Lactation Preparation
Complete Lactation Preparation
Next start date:

Thursday Aug 19th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Preparing For Postpartum During Covid-19
Preparing For Postpartum During Covid-19
Next start date:

Wednesday Aug 25th, 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Dona Birth Doula Trainings (Online)
Dona Birth Doula Trainings (Online)
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 7th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time

Trauma-Informed Tools for Birth Workers
Trauma-Informed Tools for Birth Workers
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 15th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time

Comforting Touch for Doulas
Comforting Touch for Doulas
Next start date:

Wednesday Oct 27th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

DONA Postpartum Doula Training
DONA Postpartum Doula Training
Next start date:

Monday Aug 9th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time

In-Person Childbirth Education Basics (3-hr class)
In-Person Childbirth Education Basics (3-hr class)
Next start date:

Thursday Aug 26th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

Teachers at Birth Day Presence

Atty Linda Strauss, Esq. Chef Jennifer Abadi Common Sense CPR Dapper Dog Training Debra Pascali-Bonaro Debra Pascali-Bonaro & Jada Shapiro Em Flynn Francie Webb Francie Irena Kenny Jada Shapiro Jamie Grayson Lauren Massa Mary Esther Malloy, MA Montse Olmos Tina Goldstein Valerie Lynn Yiska Obadia
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