BRREASTFEEDING, POSTNATAL AND PARENTHOOD PREPARATION
For Calm, Confident and Prepared Parents
Group investment: £125 for 3.5 hour course
Private investment: £200 for 3 hour course
Positive Birth Jersey is excited to offer the latest postnatal preparation course - The Positive Birth Jersey Breastfeeding, Postnatal and Parenthood Preparation programme! Preparing for life with a new little baby can be exciting, daunting and a little overwhelming - but our course is here to help.
The course is the perfect 'add-on' to your Hypnobirthing course, or suitable as a stand alone course too. Delivered by qualified Mindful Breastfeeding Practitioners May and Jan, feel confident and prepared as you discover what to expect in the early days with a newborn!
Why is breastfeeding so important?
Skin-to-skin contact and establishing breastfeeding after birth
The physiology of lactation and breastfeeding
Hormones involved with breastfeeding and how to get these right!
Normal newborn feeding behaviour
Recognising effective positioning and attachment
Recognising a 'good latch'
Commonly encountered breastfeeding problems and overcoming these
How partners can help with breastfeeding
A brief overview of basic newborn care including nappy changing, bathing and safe sleeping
Who can do the course?
This course is suitable for everyone - whether you are already signed up to a Positive Birth Jersey Hypnobirthing course or not. Take the opportunity to meet other like-minded parents and gain a greater depth of knowledge about life after birth! You can attend the course as a couple, or on your own - we don't mind!
When should I do the course?
You can take this course at any stage during your pregnancy, in order to prepare for parenthood!
This 3.5 hour group course is usually held every 2-3 months. Please see our bookings page for availability.
This course can also be offered privately on a 1:1 basis in the comfort of your own home - please email to book.
Plenty of useful breastfeeding resources and information can be found via the Baby Friendly Initiative website - the gold standard for breastfeeding