Emma Riley
Format: OnlineBirth Preference: Vaginal Birth

Online Course Starting 4/7/23

This course is taught by Mindful Birth Teacher Emma Riley from Ready Prep Birth. Emma is located in Bedfordshire but also teaches online.

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Session 3

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Session 4

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The course includes:

  • 9.5 hours of ‘live’ learning
  • A printed Mindful Birth course guide
  • Affirmation card pack
  • Relaxation audios
  • Birth preference sheets
  • Extensive online resource library covering all aspects of pregnancy care

Ongoing support:

  • WhatsApp support from your teacher for any questions about your personal pregnancy situation, right up until you meet baby.
  • Weekly pregnancy yoga live on Zoom (and recorded)
  • Monthly relaxation sessions live on Zoom (and recorded)
  • Ask the midwife chat group

e-Learning zone with on-demand videos covering:

  • Newborn feeding (colostrum harvesting, breast, bottle and pumping)
  • Baby sleep
  • Baby first aid
  • Introducing baby to siblings
  • Introducing baby to pets
  • Carriers and slings
  • Bringing baby home- what you need to know / prepare
  • Bonding with baby
  • Parent mental health
  • Weaning
  • Choosing childcare

We keep the courses small so there is a minimum of 2 families and a maximum 6 families per course – the cost is for 2 people per booking, birth partners are encouraged to join too.

 

 

The course covers everything you need to have a calm and confident birth experience, however birth happens:

Taking out the unknowns and using Mindful Birth hypnobirthing:

  • The science behind the mind body connection and the hormones and muscles of birth
  • What you can control vs what you can’t control and how to overcome feelings of anxiety
  • Learn how to stay calm and in control for all births using mindfulness and hypnobirthing tools and techniques
  • The stages of labour
  • Optimising your birth space
  • What to pack in your birth bag

Your options:

  • Birth place options
  • Your birth team including your birth partner/s and care team options
  • Comfort measures and medicated pain relief options
  • Induction methods and what your options are
  • Assisted birth including forceps, ventouse, episiotomy
  • Unplanned caesarean abdominal birth
  • Navigating unexpected turns
  • Making informed decisions about your birth
  • Writing birth preferences for all scenarios

Postnatal recovery

  • What to expect and how to prepare
  • How others can support you

£330 for 2 people

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