Home Birth Class

Discover the gift of gentle birth on your own terms, in the safety and comfort of your home.

Why home birth?

You're here because you know home birth can be the most satisfying and transformative experience of your life.

You're here because giving birth on your own terms, not dictated by hospital policy, feels right for you.

You're here because you want to discover and curate your experience of giving birth to be exactly what you need. 

You're here because you want to collaborate with your birth team so they know how best to support you. 

You're here because you want to understand and practice how to calm your nervous system and lean into sensations. 


While being totally epic, home birth can also be simple. It's the normal way that all of our ancestors gave birth for thousands of years.


If this resonates with you, you're in the right place. Proceed down the page.


On the fence about home birth or have unsupportive family members? Click the link below.

Class Details

Upcoming Series:

Wednesdays June 8, 15, 22, 29


Brilliant Births Studio - 1809 Fourth St Suite D, Berkeley, CA, 94710

Class Duration: 2 hours

Time: 6-8pm PST

Cost: $545

Covid: Vaccination or negative test prior to each session is required. Masks are welcome but not required.


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About the Instructor

Hello! I'm Celia. I was born at home here in Berkeley, California, and have pretty much been a birth nerd ever since then. It was only natural for me to choose to have my own babies at home.

As a mother, holistic doula and HypnoBirthing practitioner, my experiences both on the inside and outside of the birth experience have greatly informed how I help folks prepare for their own unique birthing journey. 

I've learned that autonomy is essential for having a positive birth experience, having support and knowledge about how your amazing body works dissipates a lot of the fear around birth, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach. 

I'd be honored to walk this path along side you as your ally and mentor. 

"I took Celia's course and it gave me not only a sense of a real supportive community during my pregnancy but also has supplied me with powerful tools of confidence in and knowledge of my body." - Emily

"When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change." - Marie Mongan