Here's just a small sampling of the sessions we run:

Session One: The Birth Experience

  • Practically preparing for birth 
  • Signs of labour
  • Stages of labour and birth
  • Natural and medical pain relief options and coping strategies
  • Partner role during labour and birth - emotional & practical

Session Two: The Birth Experience continued & The First WEEK

  • Induction of labour
  • Different types of births and interventions eg c-section etc
  • What happens straight after birth 
  • What to expect in the those first few days with a newborn
  • Hormones, Partners Role, Expectations
  • Breastfeeding and Bottle feeding

Session Three: Practical Parenting in the first 12 weeks

  • What to buy - what you do and don't need
  • 20mins Dads session "What it's like as the Dad"
  • Safe sleeping
  • How to's e.g. change a nappy, make up a baby bed etc
  • Discussion on various parenting philosophies & routines etc
  • Coping with a newborn strategies

Session Four: Mental Wellness & Relationship Changes

  • Postnatal blues vs postnatal depression
  • Warning Signs & Triggers for depression/anxiety
  • Relationship changes
  • Returning to Intimacy
  • Healthy relationship practices
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resources

You will go home with some very practical resources and support guides as a reminder of what you have learned in each session. We do recommend bringing a pen and paper to take notes also.