London – Tower Hamlets – Midwife Hosted Antenatal Classes

£115 (Pay deposit now of £20.00)

Midwife hosted antenatal classes in Tower Hamlets, E3, London, with Expecting midwife Anna. After completing your booking, Anna will be in contact regarding your course and options for paying the balance of your course costs. One booking covers both expectant mum and one birth partner.

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Midwife hosted antenatal classes in Bow, E3, to prepare you better for labour, birth & early parenthood. Four multimedia sessions presented in an informal and relaxed atmosphere offering you an opportunity to meet other soon to be parents in the Tower Hamlets area. The course will be followed by a ‘class reunion’ organised by Expecting.

Each session is informal & as interactive as you wish it to be. Please don’t be nervous. The video content will be paused by your host midwife allowing you to ask questions and chat to the group. The sessions cover the core topics of: Labour & birth, Pain relief & coping methods, Feeding your baby, Life after birth.

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

Additional information

Dates

Anna is on maternity leave, please consider the online course

Reviews

positive review So grateful to Anna for hosting this antenatal course! I honestly don’t know how we would have manage labour without it. The course covers lots of different areas and as... read more

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Fiona W.

My husband and I really enjoyed and valued the time we spent at our expecting course classes. The videos were great and gave us lots to think and talk about... read more

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Tessa E.