Before and After Baby - Parent education classes and pregnancy advice

Class Content

Our aim is to provide you with all the essential knowledge you might require during your pregnancy, during delivery and afterwards. If you have any specific worries or concerns we’ll be happy to discuss these with you either during the class or quietly and confidentially.

All classes are led by a qualified midwife

Course content includes;

    Health advice during pregnancy

  • Preparation for Labour Day ( home, birthcentre, or labour ward)
  • Massage technique for partners
  • Learn pain management techniques
    Active Birth

  • Positions to make birth easier
  • Water birth
  • Relaxation
  • Breathing
  • Partnering
  • Identifying stages of labour
    Birthing options

  • Birth Plans and choices available
  • Pain relief options
  • Care during caesarean or assisted birth
    When baby gets home

  • Breast and bottle feeding
  • breast feeding tips and techniques
  • discuss your options and receive practical advice
    • How to:

    • bath baby
    • wind baby
    • change a nappy
    • equipment needed
    • cope with a crying baby
    • identify common problems in the newborn