Learn the right mindset, how to relax & all the techniques to overcome labor pain.

You can do it, mama. It's worth it!

Having an unmedicated birth is an amazing experience​. And guess what: mothers have been giving birth that way longer than they have had medicated pain relief.

You can do this! And you don't need pain meds!

However, you do need the right preparation.

This course is for you if...

  • You know about labor, but need to learn how to labor. (There is a difference!)

  • You're a first time mom, took a birth course, but want to go deeper.

  • You've already had a baby and want to try for an unmedicated birth this go-around.

  • You need a quick refresher on all the strategies to help you cope with labor pain.

  • You want your birth partner to be more involved and equipped to help you cope with labor pain.

It's the perfect low-cost option to prep for your natural birth!

Meet The Balanced Birth Couple




Hi, everyone! We are a husband-wife childbirth education team (Yep, a man that teaches about childbirth, too!). We are passionate about bringing an educational yet fresh and fun perspective. Childbirth is unpredictable. We want moms and dads to be ready for anything so they can have a positive, joyful birth no matter what happens.


We had three kids in five years (whew!) and experienced everything from unmedicated birth to emergency c-section and whole a lot in between. We experienced the ups and downs and even some trauma. After our first childbirth especially, we were left wishing our birth class prepared us better.

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What We Discovered...

There are serious problems with the current natural childbirth education options...

> Why are natural birth classes so expensive?

> Why isn't there a way for mamas to just take a course on labor?

> Why aren't birth classes more couples-focused and dad-friendly for those that want their partners involved?

We love being practical. That's why we took an in-depth module from our popular comprehensive course and made it available for everyone as a short course option - one that's solely devoted to laboring without pain medications!

In this short course, you'll learn...

How to Overcome Labor Pain

You will learn practical strategies to overcome the mental hurdle of painful contractions. You'll be able to relax & let go of tension - which will help your body be able to birth your baby more effectively.

Labor Positions & Comfort Measures

You and your birth partner will know exactly what to do to help alleviate labor pain. Through hands-on practicums, your birth partner will be fully prepared to support you during labor.

Natural Options for Pain Relief

You will learn about using water, TENS, Nitrous Oxide and so much more. You will explore all the proven methods that alleviate pain during labor.

What People Are Saying


Samantha C.

Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

"It is refreshing and surprising to find a birth course that includes both a male and female perspective on these topics. Ben and Jessica are BOTH passionate about leading other couples through this experience."

Jessica N.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC)

"I think it is great that this course is led by a parent duo who have been through multiple "kinds" of birth, and birth settings. They offer a very honest and down-to-earth approach to childbirth education."

Ty & Sarah

Parents of 3

"Ben and Jessica bring both the mom perspective and the dad perspective instead of only the female perspective. Fathers will be encouraged to get involved. It's the whole package!"

See What's Included

Interactive Content

This short course is hands-on, discussion oriented and fast-paced. You learn to practice methods that will completely change your birth experience. 

Private Facebook Community

Gain exclusive access to a private Facebook group moderated by Ben and Jessica themselves.


You'll get to meet other pregnant couples, ask any questions under the sun and keep us updated on how your pregnancy, childbirth & postpartum goes.

Real Talk & Real Results

You'll learn what the evidence says about the techniques - not just hearsay or theory. We also don't sugar coat things; labor hurts. But there are proven methods to prepare you mind, body and birth partner so that you can overcome the pain and have an incredibly rewarding experience.

Mamas have been doing it for millennia!

Printable Workbook

Clients use the online printable workbook to take notes, make plans and get organized with easy to use graphic organizers, discussion topics, cheat sheets and bonus content.


You'll be able to review your learning and be ready for the best birth experience ever!

Course Curriculum

Natural Labor Short Course

1 hour 30 minutes - 11 Videos:

  1. Pain is Not the Enemy
  2. Going to Your Deep Place
  3. Breathing & Relaxing
  4. When the Going Gets Tough
  5. Labor Positions
  6. Labor Positions Practicum
  7. Walking & Counter Pressure
  8. Counter Pressure Practicum
  9. Natural Pain Relief
  10. Birth Affirmations & the Three C's
  11. Final Thoughts

Why Choose Ours Over the Rest?

Well, honestly there is no competition here. Literally. We have yet to find a course devoted only to natural labor. Sure, you can find some natural birth courses that cost you around $300, but why take a comprehensive course like that when you only want to learn about how to labor?

Oh and by the way, our comprehensive course is just as thorough as those $300 ones and only a fraction of the cost!

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Test Drive the Course

Risk Free!

If you decide to change your mind, just contact us within 30 days and we'll issue you a full refund - no questions asked! We only ask that you first complete the course.

Have Questions? Keep Reading!

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a first time mom. Would this course be a good option for me?

Yes! But know that this course is designed as a supplement to a regular birth class. If you're first time parents, we STRONGLY recommend you take our Comprehensive Course (which includes all that we teach in this short course, too). In order to have a successful unmedicated birth, you need to be educated on all the research behind common hospital interventions, how to make decisions if things don't go to plan... etc. You can find more information on it below.

Can I use my FSA, HSA or HRA Card?

Yes! Childbirth education courses are eligible for reimbursement through most flexible spending accounts (FSA), health savings accounts (HSA) or heath reimbursement arrangements (HRA). For more information on how to receive reimbursement, contact your FSA/HSA/HRA benefits administrator for more information.

I've already had a baby, and I tried for an unmedicated birth, but it wasn't successful. Would this course be good for me?

Yes! As long as you have a good handle on the research and how to avoid common hospital interventions - then this course will be great. - BUT - If you need to learn more about how to make those decisions, then we recommend our Comprehensive Course. It goes into great detail about how to avoid unnecessary interventions. Plus, all the content in this short course is included in the Comprehensive Course.

I just want an epidural, does this course apply to me?

Yes, yes, and YES. Many couples don't realize that you will likely be in early/active labor for a while before you get an epidural (or at least, you should be to decrease the chance of complications). You need to be prepared for how to handle those contractions so you're not miserable! And even if you plan on getting an epidural early on, between triage and waiting for the anesthesiologist, you'll have some time before you get relief. Why not have some tools in your toolbox in order to manage your contractions with ease?

It's been a while since I've had a baby, and I just want a refresher. Would this course be good for me?

Yes! This is a perfect course for second + time couples.

I live internationally. Will this course work for me?

Yes! Childbirth is one thing that connects women all over the world. There will be some differences (for example when we talk about common hospital policies), but most of what is discussed will apply to you. You will need to pay in USD at checkout, but you'll need to check with your credit card company for any added fees on their end.

Do you include hands-on practice of the techniques you teach?

Absolutely. This course is very interactive - almost every other slide we are having you practice breathing, relaxing, counter-pressure, labor positions... all of it!

Is there a way to connect with other pregnant couples through your course?

Yes! We have a private facebook group moderated by Ben and Jessica where you can ask any questions you may have, meet other couples virtually, and get additional input about your birth plan.

What if I don't like the course?

We feel so confidently that you will love it that we offer a 30-day money back guarantee, no questions asked!

How long will I have access to the course?

Each client receives LIFETIME ACCESS to the course! So go through the course as often as you need and use it as a refresher at any point during your pregnancy and future pregnancies!


You can be...

  • Confident about your birth

  • Connected with your partner

  • Completely ready to straight-up ROCK your birth no matter what!

More Questions? Reach Out!