The Birth Preparation Course with Dr. Nicole Rankins

Shannon M. Clark, MD
November 3, 2021
The Birth Preparation Course with Dr. Nicole Rankins

*Updated 10/2022

Are you pregnant?

If you are pregnant, you are likely reading all the blogs, books, and information you can. You are taking your prenatal vitamins, keeping up with doctor appointments, and even documenting your belly growth along the way. But the part about actually giving birth? That part might intimidate you a bit. It’s also confusing, and there are tons of questions that pop up in between doctor appointments often leaving you feeling less than prepared.

Does the delivery process intimidate you?

Maybe you have a plan in your mind of how delivery and the early postpartum phase will go, but you also have fears about the whole process of delivering a baby. If this sounds like you, you are not alone! As Dr. Nicole Rankins says, “The only thing that is predictable about birth is that it is unpredictable!”

Giving birth and also navigating the early postpartum phase comes with challenges. While we can make plans of how we would like things to go, there are many unknowns and the experience is really unique to each individual. Dr. Rankins has turned her years of medical practice as an OBGYN and a mother into an evidence-based birth preparation course that will help you navigate birth and postpartum.

The Birth Preparation Course

The Birth Preparation Course

Dr. Rankins joined me to discuss the birth experience, and share what led her to create her educational course, “The Birth Preparation Course!” She says, “After caring for thousands of pregnant women, I know what fears and anxieties you have around birth. My “Birth Preparation Course” will help you conquer those fears."

And I couldn’t agree more, which is why I’m proud to recommend her course to you! In “The Birth Preparation Course”, you’ll learn to develop the right mindset for birth, helping you feel calm and peaceful going into labor and delivery. You’ll also learn about the actual labor and delivery process and become prepared if intervention is needed. Additionally, you’ll learn what you need to get off to a great start postpartum.

This course is perfect for those who are:

  • Planning a vaginal birth in a U.S. hospital
  • A first-time mom
  • Already a mom but didn't enjoy your last birth experience & want things to be different this time
  • Paired with a physician or a midwife as your pregnancy care provider

With this course, you learn everything from how to have a calm and peaceful mindset for your birth to exactly what to expect during labor and birth, how to make your birth plan in a way that actually helps you get what you want for your birth, how to get off to a great start postpartum, and everything in between. Everything you learn is based on the most up-to-date research and obstetric care guidelines.

In this course you will get:

  • Instant access to all 10+ hours of content in The Birth Preparation Course (a $300 value)
  • A dozen downloadable tip sheets, worksheets, and guides (How To Choose A Doula, How To Know You’re In Labor, Questions To Ask Before ANY Intervention, and more, a $100 value)
  • Bonus lesson on Unmedicated Hospital Birth (a $100 value)
  • Bonus lessons on placenta encapsulation, umbilical cord blood banking, working with medical students and residents, circumcision and more (a $100 value)
  • A supportive Facebook community of other pregnant mamas just like you that’s managed by an experienced doula (value - priceless!)
  • Access to Dr. Rankins - a board certified practicing OB/GYN with 15 years experience (an over $1000 value)
  • My Affirmations For A Beautiful Birth (a $20 value)
  • My Beautiful Birth Prep Process™️ to ensure you’re calm, confident, empowered, and prepared to have a Beautiful Birth. Includes information on the postpartum period.
  • Lifetime access
  • 30-day 100% Money Back Guarantee

The course is well over $1600 in value and regularly costs $397. Click here for a special discount as a Babies After 35 community member to get access for just $277 or two payments f $147!

As first time parents, many of us spend a lot of time preparing for the baby in terms of having the perfect room setup, the “right” baby items, and having a hospital bag packed. What I love about Dr. Rankins and her course is that she really taps into all the other stuff that you need to know and mentally prepare for in regards to labor and delivery. It’s not stuff widely talked about in books or even in doctor visits! To learn more from Dr. Rankins on her blog and podcast, visit her at her website!

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD, MMS is a double board certified ObGyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, and founder of Babies After 35. In her roles as a clinician, educator and researcher at UTMB-Galveston, she focuses on the care of people with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy.

Follow Shannon on TikTok @tiktokbabydoc, Facebook @babiesafter35, and Instagram @babiesafter35.

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