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Elective Caesarean 9hr Antenatal Course

9hrs: covers relevant Antenatal, Postnatal and Newborn Masterclass

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

Service Description

40% OFF LAUNCH OFFER: USE CODE 'LAUNCH' AT CHECKOUT This package is specifically designed for couples who are planning an Elective Caesarean Section and therefore do not need labour and vaginal birth information, but would still like to attend group antenatal classes. Regardless of your chosen mode of delivery it is important you have access to high quality antenatal classes. Couples attending this course will join the group 3 hours into the standard 12 hour program, still plenty of time to make friends and cover all the important aspects of becoming parents. You will cover Elective and Emergency Caesarean Section (incase you go into labour before your operation date), including how to prepare, how to create a positive Caesarean birth environment and surgical recovery. Regardless of your chosen mode of delivery it is important you feel supported with your newborn and into adjusting to new family life therefore this course provides you with the same sessions as anyone planning a vaginal birth, covering all aspects of maternal postnatal period and newborn care. This course will include sessions delivered by our midwife, obstetrician, lactation consultant, newborn sleep specialist and paediatrician. The course will cover: 3 hours of evening sessions: - Late pregnancy and preparing for birth - Signs of labour - When to call/attend for assessment if concerned - Caesarean Section - Elective and Emergency  - Immediately after birth - Your recovery after delivery - Pelvic floor exercises  - Your emotional wellbeing 1 x 6 Hour Saturday Masterclass ​- Feeding - breast and bottle - In Depth 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 manikins - 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. 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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