Music for Birth

Stay tuned for the next workshop opportunity in 2017
$48.00 - Per couple
$25.00 - Each additional support member

For pregnant couples,  birth team support may attend at additional cost

What to expect:

  • Learn about the role and purpose of using music to support childbirth from early surges through the golden hour with baby.
  • Practice relaxation techniques using music while learning about how music works with your birthing brain.  
  • Learn tips for creating purposeful playlists using preferred music and learn about some of the best birth music available.
  • Engage in music supported imagery and birth art process.
  • Leave this workshop with a plan for using music to empower your birth experience.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask specific questions and get direction from experienced birth doula and board certified music therapist Kate Taylor.  Kate will also share her expertise on using creative arts in birth preparation and music during labor and delivery.  Participants will gain access to a playlist of musical examples used throughout the class and leave with creative ways to engage in their birth preparation that will empower a memorable birth experience.  Handouts will include practical tips for using music for comfort measures during labor and delivery.  

Kate Taylor is a board certified music therapist providing perinatal music therapy services and labor support as a birth doula to families across the NW suburbs of Chicago.  Kate draws upon her clinical experience as a music therapist and knowledge as a birth doula to deliver innovative childbirth education curriculum for expectant parents.   Kate enjoys teaching creative childbirth methods that integrate counseling, writing, movement, music and art into birth preparation classes.  By offering private birth consultations and music therapy, Kate helps customize creative childbirth classes, allowing unmatched mentorship for parents and support to fellow childbirth educators.   Kate has completed advanced clinical training in assisting water births, providing NICU support, as well as applications of guided imagery, neurologic music therapy and hospice care counseling.  Creative Childbirth Concepts® was founded in 2007 to show families how creative approaches like music can bring balance and wellness during fertility struggles, throughout pregnancy,  at the time of birth, and even during new parenting adventures.  Visit www.birthmusic.net for more information or contact Kate Taylor, MA, MT-BC at mymusictherapist@gmail.com 216-704-6595.