ANTENATAL

Antenatal 1 Day Course –Itinerary 

 

Part 1: Your pregnancy 

  1. Pregnancy care
  2. 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

b) drips/enema’s/monitoring

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

  1. The newborn – apgar/tests/appearance
  2.  Your body after birth - Lunch break – hot and cold beverage and something to snack on.

 

Part 4

  1.  Basic baby care
  2. Breastfeeding
  3. 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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Phone: +2712 329 1301

Email:  parentwood@birth2baby.co.za

 

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