Positive Pregnancy & Childbirth Four Week Journey
Please come and join me in this unique pregnancy and childbirth educational four week journey, where I will assist and guide you to feel empowered, positive and well educated about your imminent labour journey.
Labour/Birth can be very emotional, physical and mentally challenging experience in which as a pregnant woman you must prepare so that you feel totally ready, educated and empowered, where fear has no part to play.
Dates: Four consecutive Mondays
Time: 12.30pm – 2.45pm
Where: 5 Marjorie Cove, Coogee
September Course – 4th, 11th 18th & 25th 2017
November Course – 6th, 13th 20th & 27th 2017
Week One – Preparing your desired birth outcome (Birth Plan)
What type of birth do you want? (Imagineering)
Hypnosis for labour – a practical experience
Your thoughts/fears surrounding birth
Fear – What is it anyway?
Grantly Dick-Reads – Fear-Tension-Pain Theory
The pelvis and baby – How does it fit through?
Optimal foetal position- What is it and how you can encourage your baby to move.
Week Two – Labour hormones, how they affect you in labour!
What the uterine muscles are doing during a contraction
Practical – Breath awareness during a contraction, learning to surrender!
“Our thoughts create our reality” What is it you are thinking and feeling right now about your imminent labour journey?
Labour positions, natural intensity (pain) relief alternatives
Changing the birthing room to suit your needs
External applications to assist in natural labour
Week Three – Positives and negatives to synthetic opiates
The Cascade of Intervention -How to avoid it!
Do you have any fears?
Educating your support people to assist you effectively
Week Four – The stages of labour, what are they and what can you do during them?
When to go to hospital/place of birth
EDD what does it really mean?
The Perineum how to look after it!
Breast is best – the advantages of breast feeding
TIPS for new Mums