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The Nesting Heart is a one stop center offering birth and parenting education and support services virtually around the world. 

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I'm Pregnant!

Find classes, workshops and 1:1 consultations to help you prepare and get confident about all aspects of pregnancy, labor, birth, delivery, cesarean birth, breastfeeding, confinement, postpartum mental health and beyond!

I'm a Parent!

Parenting support is essential when you’re doing one of the most important jobs on the planet. Find classes, workshops and 1:1 consultations that will help you find your strength and power as a parent and raise confident, resilient children

The Nesting Heart has everything you need to take you from planning for your baby, to birthing your baby and to parenting and nurturing your little one through the early years.

The Nesting Heart offers Conscious Conception Classes, Early Pregnancy Classes, Lamaze Antenatal & Prenatal Classes, Birthing from Within Prenatal & Postpartum Preparation, Pain Management & Labor Coping Skills Classes, Breastfeeding Classes, Newborn Care Classes and Parenting Classes for parents of 0 to 6 year old children.

Services Provided


Private classes are highly customizable and flexible and are conducted online. You are free to decide the schedule and customize the content of the classes – choose the topics you want to focus on the most based on your unique needs and requirements. You can book a minimum of 2 hours or as many as you need. 


Classes are engaged and filled with rich discussion and conversation. Class size is small and intimate. There may be 5 to 10 couples in a group class. Participants come to form lasting friendships and appreciate the support network, both in the class and through birthing and parenting their little one.

1:1 Coaching/ Consultation

Focused and customized private sessions to address specific needs If you have special requirements or want to focus on a particular topic, this is an ideal option for you . These are scheduled on an as needed basis and can range from 1 to many sessions


Engaging & informative to suit any audience. I can comfortably engage an audience of 2 to 200 on a wide range of topics related to pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, postpartum, and parenting. If your organization wants to host me as a speaker, please get in touch with me.

Evidence Based & Comprehensive

The Nesting Heart Classes are based on the most up-to-date research and supported by evidence based findings. Classes are in-depth, informative, and comprehensive to give you and your family everything you need to know to make informed decisions that are in the best interest of you and your baby.

Trauma Informed Care

The Nesting Heart courses, coaching and programs are carefully designed to be trauma aware and informed and aim to prevent birth trauma. Services like 1:1 coaching and consultations are available to support birth story listening and for processing birth trauma.

Continuous Support After Class

In addition to all the information and support you will receive in class, you are assured of continuous support even after classes are done. Attendees can have access to phone support with the instructor, peer support with other mothers, mother’s support groups, and the opportunity to sign up for additional classes and support sessions to continue their learning and growth in their birth and parenting.

About Namrita bendapudi

Meet your Birth and Parenting Educator
& Coach

Hello & Welcome!

The mission of The Nesting Heart is to inform, empower, and support couples and families in their birth and parenting journeys.

I’m Namrita and I’m so glad you’re here!

I have an MS degree in Psychology. I am a Birthing from Within trainee mentor, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, former Hypnobirthing instructor, breastfeeding counselor, postpartum specialist, pregnancy & motherhood circles guide, and a parenting coach. Most of all, I’m Mama to a fiesty and free spirited 7 year old  and a curious 1 year old who inspire me everyday to be a better version of myself.


Labor & Birth
Namrita Bendapudi

10 Ways to Stay Active in the First Stage of Labor

What are your plans for how you will be spending time in labor?

Do you have a mental image of yourself in a hospital gown, lying on your back on the hospital bed, holding on to your belly in agony and hyperventilating as your contractions come and go?

Well, this post is about to change that because I’m not only going to tell you WHY it’s so important to MOVE during labor but also HOW you can do that! So let’s get out of the bed and get moving!

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Labor & Birth
Namrita Bendapudi

What you Need to Know About The Power of Language – And How it Helped me Cope with Labor

When I became aware of the impact of the mind-body connection through the childbirth class I had attended, I made a very conscious effort through my pregnancy going forth to change the way I talked about birth and my baby in the womb. I chose to use respectful language and was more mindful about the words I used to describe my experience. I slowly became more aware of how the words I used created a physical reaction and response in my body.

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