Birth Boot Camp

Birth Boot Camp

Birth Boot Camp is a well structured, thoughtfully planned evidence based childbirth education program that will provide expectant parents with all the ‘tools’ they need to have a safe, positive and informed birthing experience.

Birth Boot Camp is about giving you a complete run down of everything that is essential for you to know
in an intensive 2 day workshop.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Hormones of labour, birth and postpartum
  • How fear and anxiety can play a role in your birthing day
  • The mind-body connection and its negative and positive impact in labour
  • Practical ‘tools’ to use in labour
  • How your partner can support you in labour
  • The natural process of labour & birth & the health-care practices that support it
  • Movement and positioning during labour & birth (Active Birth)
  • The role that pain plays in labour & a wide range of coping strategies for managing it
  • How to minimise fear & anxiety through mindfulness and relaxation practice
  • Birth Plan & Preferences
  • The rights of childbearing women
  • Medical interventions; indications, risks & alternatives
  • Communicating with your healthcare provider
  • Prenatal & Postpartum Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum expectations & self care
  • Local resources to support you during & after pregnancy

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE

Giving Birth with Confidence – Judith Lothian

Birth Boot Camp Workbook & USB with Relaxation Tracks

Handouts in class

Refreshments:

Morning & Afternoon Tea

Gift Bag