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Birthing at BirthCare
1 session of 2 hours (1.30pm – 3.30pm)
Cost: Free for those booked to birth at Birthcare

Course Outline:
If you have planned and booked to birth at Birthcare, this class is for you, held in one of our birthing rooms. It is led by an experienced LMC midwife and will guide you through how to manage labour from the beginning at home, to birthing at Birthcare. You will have the opportunity to try the birthing couch, birth ball and other features our birthing rooms offer. For first time parents, this is an addition to the Preparation for Parenting Class.

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Preparation for Breastfeeding
1 session of 2 hours
Cost: $70

Course Outline:
Self-care before and after pregnancy
Getting off to a good start, what to expect as breastfeeding is establishing
Positioning and latching your baby
How to avoid and manage common problems
Expressing and storage of breast milk
Introducing solids and weaning
Where to get support, help and other resources

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Preparation for Parenting – 9 Hours 3 Weeks
3 sessions of 3 hours
Cost: $210

Course Outline:

Discovering your body’s own coping resources
Positions and strategies used during labour and birthing
Focus on keeping labour and birth normal
Using techniques in order to avoid reliance on drug therapy and medical intervention
Situations where pregnancy, labour and birth are not straightforward and medical assistance is necessary
Infant feeding and early parenting skills
Includes a tour of Birthcare

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Preparation for Parenting – 9 Hours 3 weeks – Combined ZOOM & face to face (week 1 & 2 on ZOOM, week 3 at Birthcare)
3 sessions of 3 hours
Cost: $210

Course Outline:

Discovering your body’s own coping resources
Positions and strategies used during labour and birthing
Focus on keeping labour and birth normal
Using techniques in order to avoid reliance on drug therapy and medical intervention
Situations where pregnancy, labour and birth are not straightforward and medical assistance is necessary
Infant feeding and early parenting skills
Includes a tour of Birthcare

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Preparation for Parenting – 6 Hour Condensed
1 session of 6 hours
Cost: $160

Course Outline:

Discovering your body’s own coping resources
Positions and strategies used during labour and birthing
Focus on keeping labour and birth normal
Using techniques in order to avoid reliance on drug therapy and medical intervention
Situations where pregnancy, labour and birth are not straightforward and medical assistance is necessary
Infant feeding and early parenting skills
Includes a tour of Birthcare

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Preparation for Parenting – Refresher Course
1 session of 1.5 hours
Cost: $70

Course Outline:

Recap on signs and stages of labour
Difference between 1st and 2nd births
Pain management options; massage and positions
Introducing baby to the family
Breastfeeding skills

A perfect course for a partner who has not experienced a Birthing Journey before.

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