FIRST TIME PARENTS - FOREST HILL GROUP

The Signal Pub - Devonshire Road

Classes run by open minded midwives that are informative, fun and relaxed. A great way to make new friends!


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UPCOMING GROUPS 

Tuesday evenings: 7:30PM - 9:30PM

£270

May: May 28th, June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, July 2nd

for babies due late July - September

SOLD OUT..

..so have a look at our East Dulwich group!

July: July 30th, Aug 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Sept 3rd

for babies due late September - November

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October: Oct 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 5th Nov

for babies due December - January 20

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Contact us if you can’t make all the dates.

We are really flexible and happy to accommodate you in other groups or a private catch up session.


All couples that join The Group receive 10% discount on our Hypnobirthing courses and a free baby carrying workshop with London Slings.


COURSE CONTENT

Week 1: Labour and birth.

Week 2: Coping Mechanisms: TENS, Hypnobirthing, Water Birth, Birthing Positions and Pain Relief - start WhatsApp groups.

Week 3: Different types of hospital birth including Caesarean, and the birth partner's role. Birth Stories from two previous couples.

Week 4: Baby Feeding. Breastfeeding? Bottle Feeding? Whatever is right for you.

Week 5: What to expect from the first 3 months of being new parents and exploring newborn behaviour.

Week 6: Practical skills for new parents, including swaddling, bathing, nappy changing, and slings.


Our first-time parents antenatal courses are made-up of interactive and dynamic midwife-led classes. These sessions provide honest, evidence-based, and realistic information, with course content equally split between labour and birth, and the early weeks with your new baby. This ensures that each of our couples feel confident in making informed choices. There is plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion during each course, and a fantastic opportunity to hear some first hand experiences from previous couples returning to tell their own birth-story.

Our sessions are limited to eight couples, and are held in a private space above Brown and Green Cafe, maintaining an intimate and relaxed atmosphere where lasting friendships are formed. We facilitate the creation of WhatsApp groups, and encourage regular meet-ups during and after the course, all of which helps to develop that all-important early support network.

The course includes our tailor made handbooks, “The Path to Birth,” and “The Fourth Trimester,” as well as unlimited email support from midwife Vicky and the Team.

If you have any questions about the course or have any special requests please contact us


"Overall it's been a really useful introduction to all things birth and baby related. We found it useful to ask questions to clarify details on things we had learnt and read. And to understand and visualise things in a practical way. Plus you were ace too! Smart, fun, and not to serious! Thanks so much." Sarah & Theo

 

"I found vicky extremely knowledgeable and brilliant at putting everyone at ease. She's really helped me become a confident mother-to-be. I shall greatly miss her!" Mash& Milou

 

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The Forest Hill Group is held at:

The Signal Pub

7 Devonshire Road

Forest Hill

SE23 3HE

www.thesignalpub.com