Birthing Classes

“Birthing with Confidence”

Classes will be lighthearted and fun but full of practical advice.
Preparation will involve a physical, psychological and spiritual focus.
Relax and feel nurtured as we discuss late pregnancy changes from 36 weeks onwards.
Bring your partner or support team and some lunch for you both.
Fit Balls are available for use onsite or you may like to bring a beanbag.
Snacks will be available and tea and coffee, fruit juices.
Please wear layers and comfortable clothes such as tracksuit or leggings.
Handouts will also be given so you don’t have to write everything down.
Wheat packs available for purchase through Louise your midwife.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Pre -labour, early labour signs and symptoms.
  • Why to stay at home as long as you can.
  • Oxytocin and its role in the birth process.
  • Importance of diet and fluids.
  • Bodily functions and their importance.
  • Positions and postures and how to get most out of your fit ball.
  • First and Second Stages of Labour.
  • Comfort measures and pain relief options.
  • What happens when things don’t go to plan.
  • Third stage of labour; natural versus assisted delivery.
  • Induction of labour and how to prevent it.
  • Acupressure techniques and alternative therapies and their role.
  • The Wild Cards: who is not ready you or baby?
  • And much more..

Classes held on first Sunday of the month.
Best time to take a class would be from 28-30 weeks pregnant. 

Cost: $180 per couple/partnership with $20 for additional support persons.

Contact 0420 559 746 for bookings.