Deal Classes

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​Monday Evenings 7-9pm

The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Rd, Deal CT14 6AB

 

Birth & Baby Prep Course

My labour & birth preparation discusses the biology of labour, why and how our bodies do what they do. It's all very clever! 

Discussing each stage of labour in detail so you know what could happen and all your choices available.

Being mentally prepared for the variety of routes your labour journey could go down helps manage expectations, enabling you to make empowered, informed decisions.

During the session we will discuss everything openly regarding:

  • How labour begins & tips for the early stages.

  • Biology of labour & birth- discussing  hormone's roles & the physiological process.

  • Where you can give birth- discussing hospital, mid wife led, water & home births

  • Pain Relief- natural & medical

  • Breathing techniques & positions

  • Inductions- options & choices

  • All stages of labour & choices offered throughout

  • Caesarean Birth - what to expect during & after

  • ​The Golden Hour- what to expect in the first hour after birth

  •  Feeding- breast & bottle

  • Babycare including bath, nappies & dressing.

  • Fourth trimester- from a baby's eyes

  • Baby communication- how to understand what they need.

  • Creating a calmer relationship

  • Understanding development

  • Infant sleep- what to expect & infant sleep biology. 

  • Practical demos including changing, dressing, feeding, slings, swaddles & holds. 

  • Fourth Trimester from a parent's perspective including both physical and mental health. 

  • Regular breaks with refreshments

  • Reunion. A chance to meet once the babies have arrived and stay in touch with other local parents.

  • One to one call or visit during the fourth trimester to support & signpost if needed.

  • Group whatsapp to stay connected & share your journey.

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