Birth Savvy Bub Savvy Evenings with Pip
Looking for a way to prepare for a calm, positive birth and the best start to early parenting?
Then my evening workshops are for you.
Birth and early parenting are meant to be a wonderful, positive experience.
Nature wants you to do it again and again!!
This 4 evening series isn’t about teaching “textbook” do’s and don’ts about birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting.
It is about helping you understand what YOU can do to get the best possible experience for you, your baby, and your family.
*** The fee includes a breastfeeding consult with Pip once your baby is born ***
What you will learn:
What labour is all about and how to work with your body and not against
What pain is all about and how to work with your body and brain to manage pain
What Active Birth and movement in labour are all about.
How to set up the environment for a better birth.
How to hypnobirth.
How to relax and enjoy your birth.
The importance of the birth partner.
How to optimise the physiological processes of labour, birth, bonding, and beyond.
Plus some practical, hands-on techniques and tools that you can use to stay in control of your labour and birth.
These include the evidence-based techniques of:
*Relaxation and breathing techniques
* Acupressure for pregnancy, labour, and birth
*Massage, effleurage and counterpressure
*Principles of optimal maternal positioning
And most importantly how to enjoy your birth
Writing a birth plan and birth mapping.
What happens if things don’t go to plan?
Discussion of common interventions and your choices in these situations.
Importance of the first hours after birth.
The best way to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding includes:
- Prenatal preparation for breastfeeding
- How to get the most out of the hospital experience
- What to expect from birth and in the first 6 weeks
- What demand feeding means
- How to get the best “latch”
- How to position your baby at the breast
- How to know if your baby is getting enough
- Engorgement solutions
- Troubleshooting other common issues
- When and where to get help
- What effective partner breastfeeding support looks like
What “sleeping like a baby” actually means and how to improve your nights so you can enjoy your days.
The best way to meet your baby’s and YOUR needs in the first few weeks.
How to work together as a team for a great birth and a great start to parenting.
**Health Fund Rebates may be available.