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Active Birth

Active Birth

Active Birth workshops are available by arrangement. Please contact for further details.

Workshops & Couples Sessions

A one day (10am to 4pm) Active Birth Workshop for pregnant women & their birth partners. This workshop is ideal for raising confidence in your ability to give birth under your own steam & for birth partners to understand how they can help during labour and birth.

 

Topics covered

  • the physiology of labour & birth - what happens
  • ways of making labour shorter & easier
  • comfort measures, use of different positions, massage, breathing, visualisation, relaxation
  • use of water & birth pool for pain relief
  • different stages of labour, birthing the baby, delivery of the placenta
  • writing a birth plan
  • decision making
  • communicating with care givers

 

Small groups, time for questions.

Both practical & theoretical.

Available as a group or private session.

Dates

Sat 16th Jan, Sat 6th Feb, Sat 12th March, Sat 7th May, Sun 3 July, Sun 4th Sept, Sat 22nd Oct, Sat 3rd Dec 2016 Timings are 10am - 4pm.

Active Birth preparation is also available as a private session lasting 3-4 hours. Please contact us to arrange a suitable date & time. 

Cost

Full day Active Birth Workshop £145 per couple (including handouts) or available as a private 3-4 hour session tailored to your individual needs.

'My partner & myself thought the workshop was excellent and so informative. We both feel more informed and confident which we wanted to achieve. The workshop content was thorough and ran at a good pace. Thank you'

Active Birth

Active Birth workshops are available by arrangement. Please contact for further details.

Workshops & Couples Sessions

A one day (10am to 4pm) Active Birth Workshop for pregnant women & their birth partners. This workshop is ideal for raising confidence in your ability to give birth under your own steam & for birth partners to understand how they can help during labour and birth.

 

Topics covered

  • the physiology of labour & birth - what happens
  • ways of making labour shorter & easier
  • comfort measures, use of different positions, massage, breathing, visualisation, relaxation
  • use of water & birth pool for pain relief
  • different stages of labour, birthing the baby, delivery of the placenta
  • writing a birth plan
  • decision making
  • communicating with care givers

 

Small groups, time for questions.

Both practical & theoretical.

Available as a group or private session.

Dates

Sat 16th Jan, Sat 6th Feb, Sat 12th March, Sat 7th May, Sun 3 July, Sun 4th Sept, Sat 22nd Oct, Sat 3rd Dec 2016 Timings are 10am - 4pm.

Active Birth preparation is also available as a private session lasting 3-4 hours. Please contact us to arrange a suitable date & time. 

Cost

Full day Active Birth Workshop £145 per couple (including handouts) or available as a private 3-4 hour session tailored to your individual needs.

'My partner & myself thought the workshop was excellent and so informative. We both feel more informed and confident which we wanted to achieve. The workshop content was thorough and ran at a good pace. Thank you'