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You feel excited to welcome your baby, but you have so many questions!

There's so much baby gear on the market, how do you know what you really need?

How are you both supposed to know how to soothe & care for this little person?

When are you going to find time to go to a breastfeeding class?

"Figuring out exactly what we needed to buy felt overwhelming.  You're trying to prepare for something you've never done before, how do you know what you're going to need? Valerie had such good advice & good suggestions on how to figure out what will fit for our life."

                 -Max's Mom

 

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  • Some things to consider before you register or shop for your baby
  • When, where and what to register or shop for
  • What these products are and why you need them (or why you don't)
  • My Must Haves & Maybes printable list!

 

  • Why consider breastfeeding?
  • How breastfeeding works.
  • Feeding cues.
  • How to know if your baby is getting enough.
  • Positions for breastfeeding.
  • How long a feeding should last.
  • Pumping & milk storage.
  • Feeding the baby
  • Bathing the baby
  • When to call the doctor
  • Why your baby might be crying & ways to soothe her
  • Why your baby is waking
  • Answers to the questions I'm most often asked about sleep 
  • Steps to take from day one for good sleep habits
  • 13 Things you can do now, before your baby arrives, that will make life easier in the first weeks and months of parenthood.
  • My Hospital bag checklist!
  • My Pediatrician Q&A printable!

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"We learned things that helped so much in those first few months.  Things like a trick how to burp him and ways to hold him. We followed Valerie's advice for sleep and to this day he yawns as soon as we turn on the sound machine!"

 -Leo's parents

EXPECTING 101

$397

  • Immediate access to all 5 chapters!

  • 3 helpful printables!

  • Watch and re-watch anytime for the next 365 days! 

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EXPECTING 101 + VIP Call

$497

(limited to 50 people)

  • Everything listed for $397 PLUS

  • A 45 minute 1-on-1 phone call with Valerie anytime in the next 4 months to discuss anything baby!

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Hi, I'm Valerie.

I teach expectant parents what they need to know to feel confident and prepared when their baby arrives!
I'm a DONA Certified Postpartum Doula (PCD), a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and the mother of three, including a set of twins! 
For years I've worked in the homes of new families immediately after the birth of their babies.  What I've learned during this time is that people are excited, but they're afraid of what they don't know. That's why I created this course!
From what gear these little people require to how to care for and feed them, I've totally got you covered on this new parent thing!

You might have some questions. . .

Immediately! After your payment is processed you will receive an email to set up your course login and password and then you can start watching! 

The course is divided into five chapters; Baby Gear, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care & Soothing, Sleep and Postpartum Prep.  

There is about 3 1/2 hours of course content.  Each chapter is divided into short videos that are on average 5-10 minutes long.  I did this so that watching a video or two per night, or whenever you have time, doesn't feel overwhelming. Hopefully, you and your partner can find time to watch most sections together.

There are 23 videos. 

Don't feel overwhelmed, some videos are just 2 or 3 minutes long and some are longer. 

I split the course into many videos so that watching one chapter did not feel overwhelming. 

I know this is a lot of info to take in and I've done my best to get right to the point so that you are making the best use of your time!

No, you can watch the chapters in any order you'd like to!

I do recommend watching the videos in each chapter in order and completing one chapter before moving on to the next but it's totally up to you! You'll be able to see which videos you've watched so you'll know where you left off. 

You have access to the course for 365 days from the date of purchase.  

That gives you plenty of time to watch the course and then re-watch any sections you'd like to as you encounter different situations.

In the beginning of the Breastfeeding chapter I remind you to go get a doll or stuffed animal if you'd like to practice positioning.  But, the reality is that your baby will feel very different than a doll or stuffed animal. 

I think the most important take-away about breastfeeding positions is knowing what the options are and how to know if you and your baby are in a comfortable position.  The Breastfeeding chapter is over an hour long, there is a lot of info and we spend quite a bit of time talking about positioning. 

I want you to be happy with your purchase! I think you're going to feel like you're saving time (because you won't need to go to group classes) and money (on unnecessary baby gear). And most importantly, I think you'll feel more confident and prepared for life with a newborn. But, what if you don't feel that way? Then I will give you your money back!

If you go through the course and are not satisfied send me an email within 14 days of purchase.  The only thing I ask is, that before your money is refunded, we have a quick 15 minute phone call so I can find out how to better improve the course. 

But again, I think you're going to love Expecting 101!

"Valerie helped us both to understand what the first month of breastfeeding would be like. It helped to know what to expect and what kind of problems we might encounter. The beginning was challenging but I went on to breastfeed for 14 months!"                                    

-Henry's parents

I want to be sure you're happy!

Expecting 101 is a comprehensive course that covers a ton of information. As far as I know there isn't anything like it!
I think you're going to love the convenience of being able to watch from the comfort of your home whenever you want to.  And, being able to re-watch as you encounter different situations will be reassuring. 
If for some reason you go through the course and are not satisfied with Expecting 101 please send us an email within 14 days of purchase.  The only thing I ask is that, before your money is refunded, we have a quick 15 minute phone call so I can find out how to better improve the course! 
But again, I think you're going to love Expecting 101!

EXPECTING 101

$397

  • Immediate access to all 5 chapters!

  • 3 Helpful printables!

  • Watch and re-watch anytime for the next 365 days! 

ENROLL NOW!

EXPECTING 101 + VIP Call

$497

(limited to 50 people)

  • Everything listed for $397 PLUS

  • A 45 minute 1-on-1 phone call with Valerie anytime in the next 4 months to discuss anything baby!

ENROLL NOW!

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