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Antenatal Classes (Johannesburg)

An in-person course presented on Weekends over 2 days from 09:00 - 13:30

  • Ended
  • 1 800 South African rand
  • Genesis Maternity Clinic

Service Description

An interactive opportunity to equip couples with knowledge on pregnancy, labour and birth in order to make informed decisions. We also supply knowledge about breastfeeding and caring for your baby in the early days. I believe in learning by doing, so you'll receive a baby-doll to practice with as you learn. You'll be practicing how to hold, bath, swaddle, burp and breastfeed your baby. See the list of topics covered below. Class 1: Pregnancy, birth preparation & natural birth * Body changes in pregnancy * The Placenta * Pregnancy complications * What's oxytocin? * Pre-labour considerations * Breathing techniques * Birth positions * Preventing tears * Kegel exercises * Birthplans * How to know when you are in labour * Different stages of labour * Waterbirth * Skin-to-skin contact * Delayed cord clamping * Pain relief methods Class 2: Complications of labour & the Postnatal period * Complications of labour *Caesarean section: What to expect * How to help your baby transition from the womb * Postnatal care for mom: - Woundcare - The blues vs Postnatal depression - Breastfeeding basics - Common breastfeeding problems * Caring for your newborn: - Changing a nappy - Umbilical cord care - How to bath your baby - How to swaddle your baby - How to burp your baby - Jaundice

Contact Details



Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa

Antenatal Class New Anchor
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