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12 hour Comprehensive Antenatal Class

Complete 12 hour course including all specialist sessions

  • Ended
  • 200 British pounds
  • Countess Wear Village Hall, School Lane, Exeter Ex2 6LB

Service Description

40% DISCOUNT LAUNCH OFFER: USE CODE 'LAUNCH' AT CHECKOUT Our 12 hour comprehensive antenatal and birth preparation course is spread over 3 x 2 hour evening sessions and 1 x 6 hour Saturday session. This course will cover all aspects of late pregnancy, labour, delivery, newborn care. This course will include sessions delivered by our midwife, obstetrician, lactation consultant, newborn sleep specialist and paediatrician. The course will cover: 3 x 2 hour evening sessions: - Options for place of delivery - Late pregnancy and preparing for birth - Signs of labour - Coping strategies in early stages of labour - When to call/attend for assessment - Your options for pain relief,  - Birth preferences and positions - Creating a positive birth experience- breathing, massage, your birth environment - Your birth partner's role in labour - Normal stages of labour and delivery - Normal birth - Induction of labour - Medical options if complications arise - Instrumental Delivery - Caesarean Section - Elective and Emergency  - Vaginal Tears - Immediately after birth - Your recovery after delivery - Pelvic floor exercises  - Your emotional wellbeing 1 x 6 Hour Saturday Masterclass ​- Feeding - breast and bottle - Indepth session on establishing breastfeeding and milk supply - Breastfeeding Positions and Technique - Recognising babies cues - Identifying if baby getting enough milk - Managing possible issues, tips for success - Where to go for breastfeeding help - Newborn Sleep and Bonding Masterclass - Reasons a pediatrician may attend delivery - Screening for infection - Baby First Aid - Managing emergencies such as seizures, choking, resuscitation (CPR) and what to do if your baby is unconscious - including practice on models and dolls - Your babies milestones of development - Immunisations - Identifying and recognising if you baby is unwell - When to call GP/attend hospital - Opportunity for Q&A - 1 x Birth Partner included for free and encouraged to attend. Additional family members may attend at additional cost, please email to discuss further.

Contact Details

Exeter Location The Maternity Collective - Antenatal and Hypnobirthing Classes, School Lane, Exeter, UK

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