Positive Birth Experiences

Kathleen N. Dawe

576 Edwin Blvd.
Shenandoah Junction, WV  25442
e-mail: kathleen@postivebirthexperiences.com

When you are pregnant, you want the birth of your baby to be the most positive experience it can be.
Make a commitment to yourself to get the help and support you need to make the most of your experience and your baby’s important birth day.  Make your labor a labor of love

Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth preparation familiarizes the woman and her labor partner with the process of pregnancy, labor, delivery, and postpartum. 

The information provided includes:

Anatomy and Physiology of pregnancy

The complete labor and birth experience including physical, psychological, and emotional preparation

The role of the partner, birth coach, and doula

Unexpected birth outcomes

Postpartum care



Lactation Counseling and Education Services

Breastfeeding can sometimes be difficult for a mother and her baby. Most breastfeeding challenges can be overcome with proper technique and patience. Kathleen Dawe brings this service to you. You can successfully breastfeed your baby and receive answers to those 101 questions you may have.

Expert education and counseling to help you overcome difficulties from:

Latching on problems, sore nipples, low milk supply
Slow weight gain, colic, new mom jitters, premature infants
How to pump your milk, increase or decrease your milk supply, return to work and continue breastfeeding


For more information, go to www.breastfeedingrescue.com


Doula Services

A Birth Doula" refers to a supportive companion (other than a friend or loved one) who is professionally trained to provide labor support.

A birth doula provides: Parents with Child

Physical, emotional, and informational support to women and their partners during labor and birth.

Assistance to families in gathering information and guiding the course of their labor and options

Help and advice on comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, massage and positioning.

Continuous emotional reassurance and comfort

Helping you to have a safe and satisfying childbirth as you define it.



Kathleen Dawe is a certified childbirth educator, doula, and lactation consultant with 30 years experience.  She is the author of Breastfeeding your Hospitalized Newborn and producer of several video tapes on breastfeeding and returning to work and breastfeeding premature infants.  She is a nationally known speaker and counselor offering you a wealth of knowledge of all things maternal.


E-mail today to receive more information about childbirth options and lactation services!


Contact information:

Positive Birth Experiences
c/o Kathleen Dawe
576 Edwin Blvd.
  Shenandoah Junction, WV  25442

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Link to The Dawe Household Home Page


Link to Breast Feeding Rescue

Link to the Stone Circle Alternatives Home Page