Antenatal 1 Day Course –Itinerary
Part 1: Your pregnancy
- Pregnancy care
- Choosing your caregiver and type of birth – options available in Pretoria Short break for leg stretch / snacks & refreshments / questions.
Part 2: What to expect during the birth process
1. All about birth
a) how labour begins
b) what happens to your body in labour
c) basic coping mechanisms for labour/breathing exercises
d) pain relief in labour – Epidural/injections
2.Intervention in birth
a) induction of labour
c) instrument births
d) caesarian sections
Videos of the various birth options will accompany this Section
Part 3: What to expect after your baby is born
- The newborn – apgar/tests/appearance
- Your body after birth - Lunch break – hot and cold beverage and something to snack on.
- Basic baby care
- Pregnancy exercises - Short break for leg stretch / snacks & refreshments / questions
The tour of the hospital will take place after the class. This is to see where it all is going to happen.
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