York Antenatal Classes

Antenatal Classes In York

The antenatal classes are held one evening per week over a four week period.

 

 

What To Expect From My Antenatal Classes


My antenatal classes promote the normality of child birth; the more knowledge you and your partner have, the better equiped and more empowered you will become during the birth process and in the care of your newborn baby.

 

In providing evidence based, antenatal classes to small groups of 6 to 8 couples in the comfort of a country house located between York and Leeds, I aim to give you a realistic picture of a labour birth, the birthing process and the early days with your new baby.

 

I aim to allow you a positive birth experience and help you to become more confident and relaxed parents.

 

 

York Antenatal Classes


Antenatal classes are available to single mothers and couples from 28 weeks of pregnancy.

 

Held on either a Wednesday or Thursday evening between 6:30pm and 8:30pm [flexible].

 

The full course, consisting of 4 weekly antenatal classes is £260 per couple

- That's just £47.50 per couple, per antenatal class.

 

 

 

Topics Covered In The Antenatal Classes


Below is a guide on the range of topics which we will cover through the antenatal classes over the 4 weeks.

Week 1.

  • Introductions

  • Identifying your needs

  • Preparing for birth

  • You and your baby's health in the last trimester of pregnancy

  • Providing a full understanding of what to expect in labour

  • When to contact the hospital and what to take with you

Week 2.

  • Who will meet you at the hospital or birth centre

  • Who will come to your home if you have a home birth

  • How your birth partner can help in labour

  • Different positions for labour and birth

  • Breathing and relaxation tips

Week 3.

  • Delivery of the placenta

  • What happens if things don't go to plan

  • Old wives tales & Myths vs. Reality

  • Tips on writing a realistic birth plan

  • What happens once baby is born

  • Preperations for going home

Week 4.

  • Breast feeding

  • Frequency of feeds

  • Is my baby thriving?

  • Formula feeding

  • Jaundice

  • Practical session on caring for your baby

 

 

Additional Parenting Classes You May Be Interested In

 

Please contact me for further details on any of the classes listed below.

 

  • Postnatal Group

  • Refresher Classes (for 2nd time parents)

  • Hypnobirthing Classes (click here for more information) & Refresher Classes

  • Private Individual Classes

  • Breast Feeding Advice

 

 

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