Antenatal Information

Antenatal Programme 

You are invited to attend a four stage programme of friendly, relaxed and informative antenatal workshops. They are designed to give you, your family and friends relevant and up to date information to prepare you for the birth of your baby and beyond.

Nurturing the Needs of your Bump and Baby Workshop

  • Understanding why a close and loving relationship is important between you and your baby
  • What is my baby is born early
  • How to build a relationship with your baby
  • Responding to your babies needs
  • The importance of closeness with your baby
  • Why skin contact with your baby is important
  • Responsive feeding
  • Different feeding methods
  • The importance of keeping your baby in the same room.

 Parentcraft Workshop

  • Signs of Labour
  • Birth
  • Pain Relief
  • Care of your baby including bathing, nappy change
  • Safe Sleep
  • Feeding Methods
  • Question and Answer Session

 Breastfeeding Workshop

  • Importance of skin to skin contact
  • Responsive feeding
  • Feeding positions
  • Hand Expression
  • Hormones involved in milk production
  • How to fit breastfeeding into everyday life
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Pain free positioning and attachment
  • Value of support
  • What to expect in the first week of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding problems and solutions

 Getting it right for you and your baby Workshop

  • Attachment and bonding
  • Why it is important to develop a good relationship with your baby
  • What can I do to help build this important relationship
  • Learning more about your baby
  • Soothing a crying baby
  • Containment-things to try
  • Playing and talking with your baby
  • Baby time out signals
  • Feeding your baby

For more information or to book a place please telephone Breastfeeding Together on 01942 777903 or email

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