First Timers

It’s never too early to prepare for the arrival of your mini human. The perfect course for expectant parents.
COST: £250

Session One

  • What happens in labour and how it progresses
  • What concerns do you have about labour and how our bodies support the process
  • Birth Partner tips such as how to support and how to get a good indication of where she is in labour without relying on cervical dilation
  • Hormones of labour
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Session Two

  • Initial baby-care following the birth

  • New-born appearance and what to expect in the first few weeks

  • Crying solutions

  • Sleep solutions

  • Safe Sleep Advice

  • Baby development, attachment and bonding

Session Three

  • How to ask questions and the importance of making decisions relating to your birth

  • Induction – What is it? What can you do if your birth is induced?

  • The biggest tool in the box – breathing exercises

  • Pain management options
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Session Four

  • Breastfeeding – How to get things off to the best start led by Wendy Lever, IBCLC

  • How to know feeding is going well

  • Formula & making up a feed safely

  • What’s in a nappy?

  • Practical Nappy Changing

Session Five

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Contraction patterns and long early stages of labour – what can you do to support yourself/ your partner?

  • Caesarean Births

  • Birth environment and its importance

  • Birth preferences

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Session Six

  • Car Seat Safety

  • New-born bathing & dressing

  • Massage for labour

  • Anxieties about becoming parents & relationship changes

Session Seven (optional)

  • Cultural challenges

  • Post natal care/support

  • The role of a dad

  • Indian diet – the do’s & don’ts

Session 7

Reserve your place

If you would like to reserve your place on the antenatal course, please fill out the form and we will advise you want dates are advisable for your due date.

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