Melanie has combined her extensive knowledge and experience in therapeutic interventions for mind and body in pregnancy and birth to deliver a very comprehensive antenatal birth preparation which includes hypnobirthing.
121 Complete Antenatal classes
This comprehensive antenatal course is facilitated over a weekend, usually 10am – 4pm each day. Bespoke to you, it can also be offered over more sessions if preferable. The course is abundant in content and fully immerses you in the physical and emotional preparation required for your babys birth. The course format gives you dedicated space and time in a very busy world to devote yourselves fully to the knowledge and experiences offered. It is also super convenient for working parents and unlike other antenatal courses, no late nights are required! Limited weekend availability.
The session will cover:
Physiological changes in the last 6 weeks of pregnancy
Optimising conditions for labour
Positions the baby may adopt and how to encourage optimal foetal positioning
Stages of labour
How labour may start .
What about induction of labour ?
Your baby’s journey - Active birth positions to help the baby’s descent
Coping with the sensations and pain of labour
Decision making in labour and birth - challenges and tools
The very important role of the birth partner
Birthing the placenta
Welcoming your baby
Newborn parents emotional and physical well-being in the early days
During this session you will develop a toolkit of Practical skills for labour and birth including:
Hypnobirthing for pregnancy relaxation, labour and birth
Conscious affirmations for birth
Complementary therapeutic comfort measures
Spinning babies techniques for various stages of pregnancy and possible challenges in labour
Considerations for your birth plan – and your postnatal plan
Decision making during labour and birth
Overview of homeopathy
Acupressure points and massage
Receive expert insights about common medical interventions, and when to use them
When medical assistance is offered – navigating the choices and language of the maternity care systems
Contact Melanie for more details
You will have all the information, skills and techniques you need to ensure that you and your birth partner feel calm, confident and assured.