Sat, 20 Nov | Glasgow

November IN PERSON Birth and Baby Group Course

Ideal for those with due dates Jan 2022. 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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November IN PERSON Birth and Baby Group Course

Time & Location

20 Nov 2021, 09:30 GMT – 21 Nov 2021, 17:00 GMT
Glasgow, Merchant City, Glasgow, UK

About the Event

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

****These sessions are planned to be taught in person, in line with current covid restrictions at time of the event. The upmost care shall be taken with strict safety measures in place. 

The full balance of your course will be fully refunded should government guidelines change and we are no longer able to meet face to face.

In the event we unable to go ahead as planned with in person classes you will be given an alternative option to move to online zoom course at a discounted rate or to cancel and receive full refund. ****

Session dates;

Saturday 20th November 9.30am - 5pm and Sunday 21st Novemberber 9.30am - 5pm

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 £199 inclusive for 2 spaces on the course for pregnant person and their birth partner.

Included in the cost of the course;

•16 hours of face to face teaching in a group setting

•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

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