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Antenatal Courses In Person

Our 5 week courses lasting over 6 hours led by a range of professionals will ensure you feel supported, empowered and connected with a community of other parents to be to begin your parenting journey with. Providing a wealth of information, you and your birth partner will leave the course feeling excited and confident about pregnancy, birth and beyond!

Our Course Content

Week 1 

Come and join our antenatal educator for a 2 hour session which covers birth choices and preparation including, where to give birth, the birth environment and birth partner support. We cover preparing the body, birth preferences and include all hand outs for you to be able to create your own plan at home with your partner. This session will also cover birth physiology including hormones, signs of labour and stages of labour. There’ll also be plenty of time to get to know your classmates over refreshments. 

Week 2 

This one hour session will again be delivered by our antenatal educator and will cover managing your pain and possible interventions including methods of pain relief, induction of labour, instrumental birth and caesarean birth. 

This content will be supplemented with all handouts and additional online content to include information on 

The fourth trimester 

Physical recovery after birth

Emotions 

Support and visitors  

Baby Feeding

 

Week 3 

Pelvic Floor, Core and Functional Stretches

Our personal trainer, nutritionalist and pregnancy exercise specialist will support you with functional stretches and exercises to alleviate common pregnancy ailments and aches. Providing information on the changes that happen to the body and how best to support those changes. This practical session is often one of the most useful. Providing support for the lower back, pelvis and core, this session will leave you feeling lighter and calmer! Birth positioning is also a focus of this session along with breathing effectively for birth and labour 

Week 4 

Come and join Clare our counsellor and hypnobirthing expert as she takes you through an introduction to hypnobirthing and how best to plan for a positive birth. Clare will talk you through what hypnobirthing is and how it can best support you during your pregnancy, birth and beyond. The hypnobirthing script will be used to give an insight into how you can use hypnobirthing to effectively manage pain and relieve tension during birth. Clare will cover breathing techniques for labour and birth as well as including techniques for relaxation and creating your own positive affirmations to use during pregnancy, promoting a calmer, empowered birth. 

Week 5 

Our Baby First aid session is always an incredibly popular session! Providing information on caring for your baby, recognising signs of illness, common childhood illnesses, febrile convulsion, CPR, baby recovery position, sepsis and useful first aid kit essentials. This session will leave you with a clear understanding of how to support your baby and how to seek effective help. 

Online Content 

As well as 6 hours worth of face to face classes, your antenatal course is also supplemented by the following video content 

Bringing your baby home and the fourth trimester 

Baby Brain Development 

Bonding and attachment 

Baby Wearing 

Breast feeding information 

Common Childhood illnesses 

Baby Proofing your home. 

 

These videos will be sent out to you via email during the first session of the course and will be yours to watch and re-watch as many times as you need. The videos support the information delivered in sessions by the professionals delivering the course. Please do feel free to ask any questions you may have throughout the course, either via phonecall, email, or at the in person sessions. 

When 

2022 Courses 

9th MAY 2022

13th JUNE 2022 

 

Where 

St Mary’s Millennium Centre, Meadow Lane, West Derby, Liverpool L12 5EA

Price

£120 PER COUPLE 

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About us

Beautiful New Beginnings is Liverpool’s Independent Antenatal Course provider. We aim to empower parents with the most up to date information, connect families and build community. We want parents to feel confident, prepared and excited as they enter this brand new adventure.

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