Natal Family Preparing For Parenthood Couples Antenatal Course
The Natal Family Preparation For Parenthood 3 Week Antenatal Course is a unique course designed for mums-to-be and partners which combines the MummyNatal Birth Workshop, BabyNatal Practical Baby Care Workshop and BabyNatal Baby First Aid Workshop to give parents-to-be the skills, confidence, knowledge and choices for their birth and for the months beyond.
The first week covers the whole journey of labour and birth.
- Physiology of labour and birth
- Birth choices and plans
- Birth movement, positioning and breathing
- Role of the birthing partner
- The sensations of birth and how to cope
- What to do if things don’t go to plan
Week 2 covers caring for your new born so you have the skills and current information to equip you as you enter your new life as a family. We aim to make your transition into parenthood a smooth and enjoyable journey through our practical, fun and hands-on activities. The areas covered include:
BABY CARE BASIS
Learn key skills including how to handle you baby, dressing, nappy changing, cord care, bathing and winding.
Make sure you are up to date with recommendations and guidance for keeping your baby safe.
NEW BORN CHOICES
Find out more about the tests, checks and choices which will be offered for your newborn from birth.
Reusable and disposable nappies, different kinds of baby wipes, baby wearing (slings and carriers), routines and being baby-led, to swaddle or not.. all choices are uncovered!
The final week covers the life saving techniques of baby first aid. A comprehensive, practical yet fun 2 hour session fully accredited by the Association of First Aiders, AOFA. This workshop is infant specific for babies aged 0-12 months. You will learn life saving skills and will gain the confidence of what to do in a medical emergency. The course covers; primary survey, unconsciousness, recovery position, techniques of cpr, choking management, burns and febrile convulsions.
Our classes are all accredited by UK regulator FEDANT, reassuring you of the best quality education and preparation for your birth and baby.
Our classes are relaxed and run in small groups, giving lots of opportunity for questions and discussion.
However you feel about birth and whatever kind of birth you are planning, leave our workshop feeling calm and confident, positive and prepared.
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Starts Sat 3 Mar 10-1pm Moorlands Academy Belton, Starts Sat 12 May 10-1pm Moorlands Academy Belton, Starts Sat 16 Jun 10-1pm Moorlands Academy Belton, Starts Sat 14 Jul 10-1pm Moorlands Academy Belton