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March 2015 Antenatal Course


MARCH - APRIL MIDWIFE-LED ANTENATAL COURSE (FOR MAY BIRTHS)


Starts Tuesday 17 March, 6:30 - 9pm

The Yoga Mama antenatal course is led by Ally Downey, a midwife with vast experience in antenatal care, delivery suites and postnatal care in both private and public settings. This 5-week course is aimed at couples living in the Putney and south-west London who are expecting their first child, as well as those with children who wish to take a refresher course. The courses are organised in small, friendly groups and are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 9pm.

It is advisable to book an antenatal course to start 8-10 weeks before your baby is due; possibly earlier if you are expecting twins. There are 5 (2½ hour) antenatal sessions, with a further postnatal session.


ABOUT THE COURSE

The Yoga Mama antenatal course offers practical information and support for pregnancy, all types of birth and early days with a new baby. There will be the opportunity to include any aspects of birth and the early days with a baby that the group are interested in; as well as the following topics:
  • What to expect during pregnancy (including hormone changes)
  • Physiology of birth, stages of labour (including early signs)
  • Coping strategies during labour (including both natural and medical pain relief)
  • Relaxation, positions for birth and breathing techniques
  • Possible complications during birth
  • Caesarean birth
  • Induction of labour
  • Birth partners role during labour
  • Early days with a new baby including baby care
  • Baby feeding
  • Postnatal recovery



WHAT DOES THE COURSE COST?

The Yoga Mama antenatal course costs £295 per couple. For terms and conditions, see foot of page.


MORE INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS

For more information, visit the Yoga Mama website. Email enquiries about the course should be addressed to midwife@yogamama.co.uk.

To book a course, please call 020 8789 3881 or send an email to info@putneyclinic.co.uk.


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