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Linksfield area classes:

Netcare Linksfield Hospital, 24 12th Avenue Linksfield West, Johannesburg

Course Outline

 
Mother and Baby

Lesson 1

· Surviving the third trimester
· Warning signs
· All About Nappies & Rashes
· What to buy for baby
· Baby bath demo

Hand on Bump

Lesson 2

· Stages Of Labour
· Ways to reduce pain
· Your birth plan
· Notes for the Labour Coach
· Caesarean vs natural
· Premature Baby
· What to Pack

Expectant Couple

Lesson 3

· Pain Relief e.g. Gas, Epidurals
· How to avoid an Episiotomy
· Suction & Forceps Delivery
· Postdates & Inductions
· Breech
· Cardiotocogram (CTG)
· Caesarean Section (plus video)
· Complications
· Recovery
· Elective & Emergency Caesar
· How to Avoid a Caesar

Pregnant Woman

Lesson 4

Breast Feeding (theory)
· Why Breastfeed
· How It Works
· Amazing Facts
· How to Get Started, Colostrum
· Tips For Success—Day by Day Programme
· How to Know Baby is Getting Enough Milk?
· Problem Solving
· Not Enough Milk
· Cracked Nipples
· Mastitis
· Engorgement
· Thrush
· Mom’s Diet
· Medicines, Illness, Smoking
· How Long Should I Breastfeed for?
· Breastfeeding Twins

Tiny Feet

Lesson 5

· Breast Feeding Practical
· How To Feed
· Different Positions
· Hand Expressing
· Breast Pumps
· Bras
· The Breast Crawl Video
· Dummies
· Labour
· Video
· Labour Practise
· Pushing
· Healing after Natural Birth
· Relaxation Exercise
· Pelvic Floor

Sleeping Newborn

Lesson 6

· Postnatal Blues
· Postnatal Depression
· How the Newborn Looks
· Why Baby Cries and What to do
· Dunstan Baby Language
· Colic
· Making your Baby a Sleeper
· SIDS
· Jaundice
· Immunisations
· Milestones & Stimulation
· Preventing Illness
· Survival Tips
· Your Marriage

Please get in touch to learn more.