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Protected: Relax & Breathe for Pregnancy and Birth Preparation

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Protected: Relax & Breathe for Labour and Birth

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Protected: Module 2: Birth

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Online Antenatal Course

Module 1: Mindset for labour and birth

Labour and birth is unique and there isn’t one right way of doing it so my aim is to encourage you to put yourself at the centre of your care – to ask questions, to say what you need as it unfolds and to be better informed about both straight-forward and medical labour and birth – so you feel safe and supported. Only 27% of labours are without any intervention, so it is important to know more about induction, caesareans, assisted delivery and epidurals – with more of what to expect, what your options are, how to stay calm and managing your labour if it becomes more medical. MINDSET ESSENTIALS Self belief – you have to believe you can do this, that you will be ok. If you don’t think you can do this, let’s talk it through – what do you need? Where do your fears lie? Robust knowledge & strategies – so you know more about working with your contractions, managing your energy and how to stay calm. It’s important to know what …

Welcome to your antenatal course…

This antenatal course has been designed to provide you with a range of practical information, resources and worksheets to focus on your individual needs as you prepare for labour, birth and your new baby. Labour and birth can be brilliant, it can be euphoric, it can be straight-forward, it can be complicated, it can be overwhelming and it can be scary. Labour, birth and becoming parents can be an incredibly emotional experience and it is these emotions that you can’t prepare for. However you can be equipped with effective knowledge and skills so you know more about the childbirth process; about new babies; about what helps and what might not; and how to use practical skills to focus on being comfortable and staying calm. I passionately believe that when labour is straight-forward, the contractions are do-able, and when underpinned by a positive mindset, good strategies, skills and support, there is nothing to fear. But there are some factors that can impact contractions and how well a woman can work with them – a long labour, …