Class Schedule

Penny is on an extended leave of absence from teaching. During her absence, her classes will be taught by her long-time assistant, Katie Rohs. Katie has been a doula and childbirth educator for over 10 years, and is overjoyed to carry Penny’s wisdom forward to expectant families.

Penny’s Classes

2022-2023 Class Schedule

Birth Classes below are taught by Katie Rohs while Penny is on an extended leave of absence.

Note: all classes take place virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home.

Home & Birth Center Classes

June 1 – July 20, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning on birthing at home or in a free-standing birth center with a licensed midwife, in conjunction with families planning a hospital birth. 

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Via Zoom

Hospital or Hospital Birth Center Classes

June 1 – July 20, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning a birth in a hospital such as Swedish First Hill or University of Washington Northwest. Includes breastfeeding and newborn care. Registration link will direct you to the Parent Trust website.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

 

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Zoom; Great Starts

When you click through to the link above, please select “Great Starts Birth and Parenting Preparation”, and then “8-Week Series.” This will then show the option for Penny’s class.

Home & Birth Center Classes

July 27 – September 21, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning on birthing at home or in a free-standing birth center with a licensed midwife, in conjunction with families planning a hospital birth.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Note: No class on August 17; breastfeeding, which usually takes place during week 7, will take place during week 6. See registration page for full schedule.

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Via Zoom

Hospital or Hospital Birth Center Classes

July 27 – September 21, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning a birth in a hospital such as Swedish First Hill or University of Washington Northwest. Includes breastfeeding and newborn care. Registration link will direct you to the Parent Trust website.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Note: No class on August 17; breastfeeding, which usually takes place during week 7, will take place during week 6. 

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Zoom; Great Starts

When you click through to the link above, please select “Great Starts Birth and Parenting Preparation”, and then “8-Week Series.” This will then show the option for Penny’s class. Registration open now.

Home & Birth Center Classes

September 28 – November 16, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning on birthing at home or in a free-standing birth center with a licensed midwife, in conjunction with families planning a hospital birth.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Note: Breastfeeding, which usually takes place during week 7, will take place during week 5. See registration page for full schedule.

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Via Zoom

Hospital or Hospital Birth Center Classes

September 28 – November 16, 2022
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning a birth in a hospital such as Swedish First Hill or University of Washington Northwest. Includes breastfeeding and newborn care. Registration link will direct you to the Parent Trust website.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Note: Breastfeeding, which usually takes place during week 7, will take place during week 5.

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Zoom; Great Starts

When you click through to the link above, please select “Great Starts Birth and Parenting Preparation”, and then “8-Week Series.” This will then show the option for Penny’s class. NOTE: Registration opens mid-July.

Home & Birth Center Classes

January 4 – February 22, 2023
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning on birthing at home or in a free-standing birth center with a licensed midwife, in conjunction with families planning a hospital birth.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Via Zoom

Hospital or Hospital Birth Center Classes

January 4 – February 22, 2023
Eight week comprehensive series for families planning a birth in a hospital such as Swedish First Hill or University of Washington Northwest. Includes breastfeeding and newborn care. Registration link will direct you to the Parent Trust website.

Bonus Comfort Measures class on Tuesday of Week 5!

Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm
Zoom; Great Starts

When you click through to the link above, please select “Great Starts Birth and Parenting Preparation”, and then “8-Week Series.” This will then show the option for Penny’s class. NOTE: Registration opens late summer.

Sibling Classes

Now available online!
Penny Is thrilled to present this new, on-demand version of her sibling class! This online course includes two videos and handouts for you and your little one to watch to aid their preparation for a new baby in the family. 

On Demand! Watch any time from the comfort of your own home.