Birth Preparation Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP IS DESIGNED TO EXPLORE THE BIRTH PROCESS AND WILL BE EXPLORING THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • THE PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS OF LABOUR – WHAT IS NATURAL LABOUR?
  • THE PROCESS
  • HORMONAL INFLUENCE ON LABOUR PROCESS
  • BREATHING – HOW TO USE IT EFFECTIVELY IN LABOUR!
  • POSITIONS FOR LABOUR – HOW THIS CAN ENHANCE THE SPEED OF LABOUR
  • WORKING TOGETHER.
  • STAY CALM, RELAXED AND CONFIDENT
  • WHEN TO GO INTO HOSPITAL? – WHEN TO STAY AT HOME
  • USING WATER IN LABOUR – WATER AS PAIN RELIEF
  • TYPES OF INTERVENTION ON OFFER – PHARMACEUTICAL AND NATURAL
  • WHEN AND HOW TO USE THEM APPROPRIATELY?
  • WHEN TO CHANGE TACTIC?
  • SIGNS OF DISTRESS – MOTHER AND BABY (MAYBE PARTNERS
  • EMBRACING CHANGE OF PLAN

Arlene has been an Active Birth Teacher for more than 2 decades and brings her knowledge, experience, informed facts and intuition to help you work out and become present to the impending birth.  “I feel that I am training partners to be their woman doula..”  Often women report back “He was right there with me… He remembered to help me breathe and stay calm”  “What an amazing gift to be doing this work!”

1st & 2nd  Monday evening of the month workshop: Couples

Monday evenings from 6.00-8.30pm

Workshop Dates:

(contact 07976903003) for dates and times.

June 2017

July 2017

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017

All workshops will be held in Upper Walthamstow @ Arlene’s clinic.

Also available to teach 2-1 with individual couples at a time that works best for you.