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May Birth and Baby Group Course

Ideal for those with due dates July - August. Prepare to meet your baby by learning what to expect in labour and birth, and what you can do to make your birth a positive experience. Practice baby care (nappies, bathing etc) what to do with crying babies and find out about newborn baby sleep.
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May Birth and Baby Group Course

Time & Location

06 May 2021, 19:00 – 21:00

About the Event

Our group courses are for the pregnant person and their birth partner.

Session dates

Thursday 6 May 7-9pm

Thursday 13 May 7-9pm

Thursday 20 May 7-9pm

Saturday 22 May 10-12noon

Thursday 27 May 7-9pm

Topics we will cover include;

•Physiology of birth / Stages of labour

•Sign and symptoms / when to go to hospital

•Role of birth partners

•Hormones and optimising chances of straightforward birth

•Pain relief options and other ways of coping in labour

•Breathing and relaxation techniques / Positions for labour

•Induction of labour

•Caesarean birth

•The ‘golden hour’ what happens in hours immediately after (all) birth

•Feeding a newborn 

•New born appearance / cord clamping / vitamin k

•Postnatal body and how to care for your body (stitches, tears, bleeding)

•Early weeks with a newborn / transitioning from womb to world

•Understanding baby crying and feeding cues

•Practical baby care (nappies, bathing, swaddling, temperatures, Safe sleep and SIDS risks)

•New baby sleep patterns, what is normal

•Coping in postnatal period, making a postnatal plan

Total cost of course £149 inclusive for 2 spaces on the course for pregnant person and their birth partner. 

Included in the cost of the course;

•10 hours of live teaching

•Resource pack after every session with overview of our session, any relevant research, reading material, links, and videos

•Lots of opportunity to get to know the other parents in the group

•Whatsapp chat group for support throughout pregnancy and beyond

•One to one support from me

•Postnatal parent and baby group coffee mornings

•Free trial Story massage for babies classes

  • BBS group May course

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