Lynn Anne Linahan Birth + Baby + Babywearing

Birth + Baby + Babywearing

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth®

Our Baby Class & Better Baby Class

Center for Babywearing Studies Instructor

Offering classes to expectant parents and new families in the Philadelphia area. Empowering each family with the confidence and knowledge to make informed choices through pregnancy and the first years of parenthood.

“Thanks to you and Bradley we had our fully natural birthing experience. The OJ after was the cherry on top. It was amazing and so much more than I ever expected.”

-Samantha S.

“Lynn is an exceptional Bradley Method teacher. Her Bradley Method childbirth classes helped my husband and I feel well prepared for our natural birth. Her own experiences and stories helped us understand all of our options and gave us confidence. The relaxation and coaching techniques helped us mentally prepare throughout the pregnancy and labor. We highly recommend her class.”

-Katie A.

“I had the pleasure of having Lynn as a teacher during our Bradley Method classes. It was a great class and she is a great teacher. Most people take this class if they are interested in having a natural child birth but the content of the class is much more than relaxation techniques. The class empowers you to take control of your pregnancy by giving you the information to make well-informed decisions about your birth plan. Lynn is well versed and very knowledgeable about the many facets of child birth. She creates a very welcoming environment that is fun and informative. I highly recommend this class to any couple who is expecting and I highly recommend Lynn be your teacher!”

-Ryan A.

“The Newborn Babywearing Workshop was worth every penny! Both Lynn and Eileen were knowledge[able] and great teachers. They covered way more information than I expected, and did so in a fun manner… I feel more confident with the carrier I own and know which ones I will have in my future thanks to this class, and how to use them appropriately. I recommend this class to all parents and can’t sing its praises enough.”

– Colleen S.


Better Baby Class

Two week, 4 hour, class covering the final days of pregnancy and newborn care.

  • Embracing the final days of pregnancy
  • Plans for when you’re in labor
  • What is the “fourth trimester”
  • The “Golden Hour” after birth
  • Benefits of skin-to-skin contact
  • Common newborn procedures
  • Getting breastfeeding off to a great start
  • What makes a great latch
  • Taking care of birthing mom’s body after birth
  • Newborn care days 1-14
  • Typical newborn sleep
  • Soothing a fussy baby
  • How to have helpful visitors
  • Establishing your new family

Additional OBC classes available:

  • Infant Sleep
  • The 4th Trimester
  • Making Returning to Work Work
  • Partners in Parenting

Better Baby Class

Classes are held at various locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding area.

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth®

12-week session covering:

  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Massage techniques
  • Labor
  • Birth
  • Variations and unexpected situation
  • Birth plan options
  • Postpartum care
  • Newborn care

Also referred to as “husband coached childbirth”, The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth® classes will help partners learn how to support the birthing mother during pregnancy, labor, birth, and beyond!

Classes are offered 4 times a year.
Winter  |  Spring  |  Summer  |  Fall


Classes are held in East Torresdale, Philadelphia, near the Torresdale Train Station, Philadelphia, PA 19114.
(Address will be sent after registration)

CBWS Babywearing Instructor 

Babywearing Basics Workshop

Learn the benefits of babywearing and how to safely “wear” your baby. Bring your own wrap, sling, or carrier or try one from the learning library.  This hands-on workshop covers:

  • Benefits of Babywearing
  • Types of carriers
    • Meh Dai
    • Onbuhimo
    • Pouch
    • Ring Sling
    • Soft Structure Carrier
    • Stretchy Wrap
    • Woven Wrap
    • Hybrid
  • Finding the right carrier for your body and baby
  • Trying on carriers and how to purchase.

Additional classes Available:

  • Newborn Babywearing
  • Online FaceTime Q&A
  • Fit Check
  • Private Consultations

Pricing and schedule.

Classes are held at various locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding area

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