Week 1 – Welcome and Birth Choices

  • Where will you give birth?
  • What happens during Labour
  • Birth Partners and their role
  • Salle Sauvage
  • Latent Phase (1st Stage of Labour)

Week 2 – Labour and Birth

  • Active Birth
  • 2nd and 3rd Stage of Labour
  • Natural and Medical Pain Relief Methods
  • C- Sections
  • Induction
  • When you or baby need some help

Week 3 – Feeding

  • Breastfeeding
  • Bottle Feeding
  • Feeding Myths and Common Problems
  • First Breath to Cluster Feeding
  • Feeding Challenges
  • Sterilising Equipment

Week 4 – Taking Care of Baby

  • Practical care of baby
  • What baby wants vs what baby needs
  • Safe sleeping guidelines
  • Health and minor illnesses/injuries
  • A day in the life of a new parent
  • Getting to know your baby
  • Travelling with your baby
  • Your baby and their poo!

Week 5 – Taking Care of You

  • Coping with the fourth trimester
  • Finding your village
  • Relationships
  • Looking after your mental health
  • Maternal recovery
  • Paternity/Maternity leave
  • Points of contact