Online Postnatal Classes

Midwife Run Postnatal Education In the Comfort of Your Home

Postnatal Classes

Your baby has just been born, it hasn’t come with a manual. You are exhausted, and you’re struggling to find out what’s needed and when. As a new parent you are hungry for information.

We aim to provide you with all the facts on the areas that concern you most and Dr Carly and the team are here to help!

Our easy to follow courses and sessions will provide you with all the essential guidance to those issues that keep new parents awake literally.

From Sleep, to Feeding, Bathing and Hygiene, and of course not forgetting Health and Well Being of New Parents and Baby First Aid. We break it down in easy to follow steps using real parents with real experiences all backed up with leading paediatric expertise.

All your questions answered, all your concerns addresses. We will provide a mixture of unrivalled expertise and knowledge gained from first hand parental experience.

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Postnatal Course Structure

A series of streamed on demand videos covering all the topics and questions above. Classes will be divided into New Baby (0-6 months), and Established Baby (6-12 months). We will give you guidance on what to do when, what to look out for and a comprehensive guide to all the major developmental milestones from baby to toddler. Five Subject Sessions will be available to begin with:

Sleep

  • Positioning of baby within crib
  • Sleepwear / swaddling / sleeping bags
  • Bedtime routines – Bed sharing
  • Sleep training – bedtime, self soothing, controlled crying, putting baby down awake
  • Mothers / parents sleeping – sleeping when baby does, sleep deprivation
  • Different sleeping patterns, light sleep phases, inability to sleep, sleep cycle, 
  • Day time napping, length, timing 
  • Establishing routines
  • Managing expectations & coping

Feeding

  • Establishing & benefits of breastfeeding
  • Colostrum
  • Position and posture for easier feeding
  • Mums Breastfeeding diet
  • Latching on
  • Day/night feeding, length of feed
  • Falling asleep during feeds
  • Winding, burping your baby
  • Breast pumps & pads
  • Breast problems – soreness, blocked ducts, engorged, leaking, cabbage leaves
  • Mastitis – what it is and how to cope
  • Boosting milk supply, milk storage, freezing milk
  • Bottle feeding/overfeeding
  • Dropping feeds – later stages
  • Weaning / Stopping breastfeeding
  • Moving to formula, top up feeds, food allergies

Bathing & Hygiene

  • Nappy changes
  • Baby’s first poos
  • Meconium
  • Cotton wool & water v wipes
  • First bath & Bath types – baby bath, in a big bath. Temperature
  • Cord stump
  • Bath time safety
  • Water confidence
  • Having fun at bathtime
  • What to do if your baby dislikes water
  • Topping and tailing
  • Skin care. Moisturising
  • Nails, scratch mittens
  • Nappy rash
  • Cradle cap
  • Use of oils & Soap, Talc
  • Hairwashing

Health and Wellbeing of New Parents

  • Mothers postnatal body
  • Recovering from a difficult birth
  • Bonding
  • 6 week check what to expect
  • Post vaginal birth
  • Post caesarian health
  • Mothers tummy
  • Pelvic floor excercises
  • Exhaustion
  • Starting to excersise
  • Dealing with sleep and sleep deprivation
  • Time for you, partner time
  • Diet
  • Role of health visitor
  • Dealing with stress and anxiety
  • Post natal depression
  • General signs of illness
  • Jaundice, Thrush, Scalding, burns
  • Choking
  • Allergies, allergic reactions, Vaccinations & imminuisations
  • Heel prick test
  • Belly button and cord
  • Bowel movements, constipation and indigenstion
  • Breathing difficulties, Seizures and convulsions
  • Chicken pox, Croup, Colic, Cradle cap
  • Conjunctivitis, Colds and infections
  • Medication, calpol, ibuprofen
  • Dairy intolerance, Fontanelle
  • Ears & Hearing problems
  • Eczema, Whooping cough
  • Diarrohea, Fever
  • Vomiting – projectile

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Postnatal Classes Online

Midwife Run Postnatal Education In the Comfort of Your Home

Online Postnatal Classes – COVID UPDATES

With COVID dominating the news, there can be a lot of apprehension about how a new parent should approach pregnancy.

Starting a family is an amazing experience and from the date your journey begins we will be a part of it with you. Our online postnatal classes will discuss the latest COVID research and advise on any sign that you should be aware of. We also regulary send email updates so after you book one of our classes your email will be the place to check for any changing information.

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