Your Body, Your Birth, Your Baby - antenatal course for pregnant women living in the Hutt Valley to attend with their partner/support person.

  • 18 November
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    5 weeks, 2 hour sessions
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 18 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 18 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 2
    Wed 25 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 25 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 3
    Wed 02 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 02 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 4
    Wed 09 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 09 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 5
    Wed 16 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 16 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    • Free
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Description

BodyBirthBabyThis FREE course will prepare you for giving birth and what to expect in those first weeks with your new baby.

Some of the topics covered during the course;

  • Nutrition, pregnancy safety and general health issues
  • What midwives and doctors do for you
  • The pregnant and birthing body
  • Labour overview and stages
  • Birth choices
  • Self-help during labour and birth
  • Pain management
  • Delivery suite tour
  • Your newborn’s needs
  • Breastfeeding
  • After the birth
  • The baby check
  • Jaundice
  • Vitamin K
  • The Guthrie test
  • Parenting in the early days
  • Postnatal depression and taking care of you
  • Support and help services

This is a funded and free course.

We recommend you also book into a ‘Your New Baby’ course as this will give you valuable information about taking care of your baby. Check out our other ‘follow on’ courses – Homebirth, Breastfeeding Masterclass, Keeping Your Baby Safe and Out of the Blues