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Emma- June 23

“So much in depth info that has been helpful in all aspects of labour, birth & postnatal. No question was seen as silly to ask. Has given me more confidence knowing what can happen in aspects of labour. Loved both sessions. Thanks so much for the support "

Katie - April 23

“Really interactive & informative sessions - went into so much detail. Really feel like it has prepared us well for what's to come. Love that there is lots of information for dads to feel involved in the process. Loved how friendly & open the sessions felt"

Emily- April 23

“Really informative, felt safe to ask questions. Lauren was really knowledgeable and had warm energy. Would defiantly recommend for any new parents to be. I feel much more informed and comfortable about what's to come"

Ben - April 23 

"Presentation of the information - very good at getting involved in the nappy changing and putting clothes on was a good touch. The class was very personable which helped a lot, the relaxed environment helps also"

Jaryd - April 23

“Very informative, gives you all the info you need on what to expect. I like the fact you have all approaches, and the pros and cons for each. I like that it is evidence based. I feel more confident about what to expect & like the continued support after the course ”

  GROUP ANTENATAL SESSIONS

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ITSJUNE 
£10off

Fun, informal and evidence based along with lots of handy tips and tricks to help you to along the way. A safe space for you to ask questions as we work through each part of the session. We keep groups small to ensure you get a personalized experience.

ATTEND FROM AROUND 24 WEEKS ONWARDS (BUT ITS NEVER TOO EARLY OR LATE)

WhatsApp support included & ongoing support available from myself when needed beyond birth 

*Hey Baby and Beyond hardcopy Handbook included*

*Goody Bag*

*Feeding Handouts*

*Access to OneDrive & Padlet for more resources*

Complete Course £185 per couple secure with a £50 deposit (South Man £220)

CLASSES NOT FOR YOU - DOWNLOAD OUR COURSE HANDBOOK FOR £18.00

 

AUGUST course
TAMESIDE VENUE 

Perfect for babies due late August-Sept-October (or after 24 weeks)

£185

Session 1 -06.08.24

 17:00-21:00

Session 2 -13.08.24

17:00-21:00

split over 2 Tues evenings 

At Academy HQ, Grosvenor Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1SD

September course 
TAMESIDE VENUE

Perfect for babies due Late Sept-October-Nov (or after 24 weeks)

£185​

Session 1 - 13.09.24 17:00-21:00

Session 2 - 20.09.24 17:00- 21:00

split over 2 Friday Evenings 

FEW SPACES LEFT

At Academy HQ, Grosvenor Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1SD

September course 
STockport VENUE

Perfect for babies due Late Sept-October-Nov (or after 24 weeks)

£220​

FULL DAY COURSE 

(with lunch break)

Saturday 7th September 

10:00-17:00

The Heaton's Centre, SK4 3LD 

nov course 
TAMESIDE VENUE

Perfect for babies due Nov-Dec-Jan (or after 24 weeks)

£185​

Session 1 - 01.11.24 17:00-21:00

Session 2 - 08.11.24 17:00- 21:00

split over 2 Friday Evenings 

At Academy HQ, Grosvenor Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1SD

1-1 sessions also available

 

If you are looking for JULY course please email as the one currently is fully booked but can add new dates if enough interest 

Session 1 - Labour & Birth 

Session 2 - Baby Care & Feeding your baby 

- Birth place - options 

- Positive approach to birth

- Importance of breathing, massage, touch

- Hormones for labour, birth & parenting

- Creating your birth space

- Fear, tension, pain cycle

- Role of birth partner

- Positions – UFO – birth ball

- Signs of labour

- Contraction v Braxton hicks

- Pelvis – how baby is born – UFO

- Physiological overview of labour

- Decision making

- Self help methods (to use before established and beyond)

- Pain relief options (once 3cm's/ established) – where, how & effects

- 2nd stage of labour – pushing 

- Baby born – cord clamping, skin to skin.

- 3rd stage – options

- Skin to skin & golden hour

- Tears, grazes & episiotomy

- Monitoring & Assisted birth

- Induction of labour- why, how, when etc methods used – timeline, expectations, guidelines.

- Cesarean birth – planned/unplanned

- Birth plans

- Antenatal expressing colostrum

- Hand expressing 

- Skin to Skin importance

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- Womb to world transition

- Dressing baby- basics

- Safe sleep – reducing risk of SIDS.

- Car seat safety

- Winding/holding & gaining confidence.

- Routine for early days

- Fourth trimester

- Coping with crying

- Newborn behavior

- Tummy time

- Nappy care 

- Bathing & hygiene – when & how

- Cord care

- What’s in the nappy?

- Topping & tailing

- Baby checks after birth

- Hospital stays – what to expect?

- What happens when you bring baby home – midwife, health visitor, registering, vaccinations etc

- What to do if you think you or baby are unwell?

- Emotions after birth – inc what’s normal/not normal – where to get support – both parents

- Protecting the couple relationship

- Thinking about feeding your baby

- Options for feeding 

- Formula feeding

- Paced bottle feeding 

- Breastfeeding - how it works 

- Signs feeding is going well

- Support 

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Session 1 - Labour & Birth

If you are looking to be informed for labour and birth - maybe its not your first baby and you want a refresher on options for labour and birth- what ever your reason  why not join this one off session

Covering all of the above stated for session 1- OPTION TO ADD THE HANDBOOK ON COMPLETION OF BOOKING

 

£100

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Session 2 - Baby care & Feeding

If you are looking to be informed on your feeding options and evidence based baby care - why not join this one off session

Covering all of the above stated for session 2  - OPTION TO ADD THE HANDBOOK ON COMPLETION OF BOOKING 

 

£100

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