Meet Jen Wade

Certified Childbirth Educator & Doula

I’m so excited to have you here with us on this journey into labor and birth. Here at Baby Academy™ by CCI, we are passionate about educating and empowering couples to have a healthy and joyful pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period. Imagine having a partner who is able to assist with physical comforts, relaxation techniques, and emotional support! This is what we seek for ourselves, and I am happy to offer the same experience to you!

What You Get with Your Online Course

Ready to learn what happens at every stage of the labor and birth process? The more you know about how your body changes and what to expect next, the more confident and empowered you will feel about giving birth yourself. Our information is fact-based and the course is easy to navigate. So jump in, have fun, and take each class whenever (and wherever) it works for you!

  • Led by Jen Wade, certified childbirth educator and doula

  • 10 chapters and 23 lessons

  • Vaginal and cesarean birth stories

  • 23 videos and 11 interactive games

  • 7 downloadable PDFs, including a birth plan, labor positions, and a labor goody bag checklist


  • 1


    • Welcome to Your Labor and Birth Journey

  • 2

    Intro to Labor

    • Intro to Labor

    • Common Labor Questions

  • 3


    • Stages of Labor

    • First Stage of Labor

    • Second Stage of Labor

    • Third Stage of Labor

    • Vaginal Birth Story

  • 4

    Pain and Comfort Measures

    • The Pain of Labor

    • Labor Comfort Measures

    • Ice Activity

  • 5

    Warning Signs

    • Warning Signs

  • 6

    Routine Procedures & Interventions

    • Routine Procedures

    • Interventions

    • Medications

  • 7

    Cesarean Birth

    • Reasons for a Cesarean Birth

    • Preparation and Birth

    • Immediate Post-Operative Recovery

    • VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)

    • Cesarean Birth Story

  • 8

    Birth Planning

    • Birth Planning

  • 9


    • Congratulations

  • 10

    Tool Kit

    • Labor and Birth Tool Kit

  • 11


    • Survey