Online course – Videos, Downloads + Midwife video call

£85.00

30 days access to all 4 expecting sessions to stream in the comfort of your own home. You’ll also receive access to additional downloadable content & a 30 minute video call with an Expecting midwife.

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Description

This is is the online version of the Expecting Antenatal course. The online antenatal classes cover the full Expecting curriculum – all the same information covered in a midwife hosted course. You will be given 30 days access to all 4 expecting sessions to stream in the comfort of your own home. You’ll also receive access to additional downloadable content to supplement each session; please only refer to these after watching the relevant session. Within a few days of completing your booking an Expecting midwife will be in touch to arrange your video-call.

Whilst watching the online antenatal classes you will receive prompts to pause the videos. During this time please write down any questions you have. You may find that these questions are answered later in the course but there will be some questions relevant to your own personal situation. These questions, if not answered later in the videos, can be asked during your video call with one of our Expecting midwives along with any other issues you’d like to discuss.

 

Full range of topics covered:

  • pregnancy
  • signs of labour
  • the latent phase & advice
  • what determines the length of your labour
  • going to hospital /calling the midwife
  • first, second & third stages of labour
  • what the birth partner might see
  • water-birth
  • when things don’t go according to plan

 

  • attitude towards pain
  • role of the birth partner
  • coping methods for early labour
  • natural pain relief
  • medical pain relief

 

  • skin to skin
  • breastfeeding benefits to mums and babies
  • sterilising
  • bottle feeding
  • SIDS (cot death)
  • challenges of breastfeeding
  • anatomy & how it works
  • expressing
  • breastfeeding and partners

 

  • how life is about to change
  • first hour with your babies
  • visitors
  • practicalities
  • first days with your babies
  • why do babies cry?
  • nappy changing
  • bathing baby
  • dressing baby
  • car-seat safety
  • insight into parenthood