Preparation for Childbirth Series - Full 5 Sessions
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About the Event
These 5 sessions are designed to inform, support, and inspire future parents. These sessions cover normal physiological birth, decisions around planning for the unexpected and explore techniques and physical skills to manage labour. Cost is $380/Couple for all 5 sessions, we have offered this discounted rate 5 for the price of 4 to allow families the opportunity to experience all segments of this series in an affordable manner.
These sessions are designed to inform, support, and inspire future parents. We cover normal physiological birth and decisions around planning for the unexpected. We also explore techniques and physical skills to manage labour with an emphasis on partner(s) involvement.
All 5 sessions run on consecutive Wednesday evenings starting on 23rd of June 2021.
Session One- Labour and Birth (Wednesday June 23rd) In this session we cover normal physiological birth. We also explore comfort measures and some skills to help manage labour with emphasis on partner(s) involvement.
Session Two- Breastfeeding (Wednesday June 30th) We will cover the anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding. Positioning and ‘attachment’. The partner's role in breastfeeding and common challenges new mothers might face in the early days.
Session Three- Early Pregnancy and choices for childbirth (Wednesday July 14th ) During this session we will explore the different care options for birthing in Perth. We will also explore how to care for yourself and partner during pregnancy and think about how best to get ready for the birth.
Session Four- Dealing with the unexpected and common interventions (Wednesday July 21st) In this session we look at pharmacological pain management, common interventions. We explore the when and how assistance might be needed and how to positively manage unexpected or unplanned interventions from inductions to caesarean sections.
Session Five- Postnatal Session (Wednesday July 28th) The immediate postnatal period and things to consider for the early days. Postnatal recovery for the mother, what to expect and how to care for the whole family, safe sleeping and care of the newborn.
All sessions can be booked separately as long as there is space in the class. Cost is $95/Couple for each session. If you wish to be added to the waitlist for one or both of these sessions please contact Perth Maternity via email or phone.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Phone: 6558 0330
Please Note - One of our lovely organisers will be in contact to confirm your spot and process payment prior to the workshop.