Coping with Labor: a free virtual presentation on comfort measures for birth

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Explore comfort measures for labor and get mental and physical coping tips from two doulas during this free online presentation. Whether you give birth in the hospital or at home, there are tools you can use to optimize your labor and birth experience!

Topics include:

  • Physical comfort measures both you and your partner can use
  • Mental practices for confidence and relaxation
  • Natural pain relief and tangible tools to help
  • Birth plans and how doulas can help you have a great birth experience
  • Demystify hypnosis. Can you be hypnotized during birth?

This free 60 minute presentation is ideal for anyone who is pregnant, planning to become pregnant, a birth partner or simply interested in birth.

About the Doulas:

Angie Madsen is a fertility and birth doula through Cascade Mountain Doula. She loves to get nerdy about everything birth and fertility related, and would be thrilled for you to join in! Angie is passionate about helping Gorge and Portland Metro families stay active and supported throughout their reproductive journeys. She is also a first aid instructor. Check out her services and free resources at, or @cascademtndoula on Facebook and Instagram.

Andrea is the owner of Columbia Gorge Birth Services. She is a HypnoBirthing® Practitioner, birth doula, postpartum doula, and breastfeeding counselor. Located near The Dalles, Oregon, she is available to help you before, during, and after birth. As a mother of five herself, she has personal experience with medical c-section births, hospital vaginal births, and home births. She is excited to help you have the birth of your dreams! Online classes available for HypnoBirthing. Contact,, and on Facebook at Columbia Gorge Birth Services.

August 11 2020


Date: August 11
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
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