Birthing Basics

I love educating women and their partners on all things related to pregnancy, birth, and newborn.  I really believe that knowledge is power - if you know what is 'normal' you can make good, informed decisions for your and baby.

I often hear women say they left things to chance or just wanted to 'go with the flow', but then were left disappointed with how things happened, or that they felt they weren't able to make decisions because they didn't really understand what was happening. 

 

Attending an antenatal birthing class can give you that knowledge and understanding

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Do you know about the hormones that are required to give birth?

Do you know how to promote these hormones?

Do you know what options you have for pain relief (besides an epidural)?  Or what positions can assit the baby through the pelvis?

For generations women have been denied this knowledge and now we are afraid of birth because we don't know what is going to happen

 

Topics covered:

  • Hormones needed to go into labour, during labour, and how to promote them

  • Understanding what is happening to your body and baby

  • Medical and non medical pain relief options

  • Good labour positions and how to do them with hospital equipment

  • How to make informed decisions

  • Information on inductions, caesareans, and other interventions

  • Immediately after birth - the 'Golden Hour', the first breastfeed, common tests for baby

  • And much more!

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Dates and costs

Classes are held over 2x 2hr sessions, either as a group or privately

Group - $150

Private - $300

For dates or to make a booking please send me an email or text

Add the Breastfeeding and Newborn Class for $50 (group) or $100 (private) - click here for more information

Get in touch to make a booking