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Preparing for Baby course - Berkhamsted 18th 25th Feb 3rd Mar

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Little Hands Little Feet Family Centre

Douglas Gardens

Berkhamsted

HP4 3PE

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A free 3 session course run by Family Support Staff, Health Visitors and Midwives that helps you prepare for baby.

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The dates of this course are the 18th 25th Feb 3rd Mar 2020. You are booking once, but must attend all three sessions.

(Family Support 18:00-20:00) (Health Visitors 18:00-20:00) (Midwives 18:00-20:00)

PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE AT LEAST 25 WEEKS PREGNANT WHEN YOU START THIS COURSE AND IDEALLY YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE IT BEFORE YOU ARE 35 WEEKS PREGNANT. If you are unsure about this, please speak to your midwife.

Its important that you attend ALL 3 SESSIONS as there is much to learn especially for first time parents.

Each Preparing for Baby course costs the NHS and other Public Sector providers £650 to run. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are unable to attend the full three sessions, then we can offer your place to someone else.

The Preparing for Baby course is a free 3 session course, presented by Midwives, Health Visitors and Family Support staff. The course covers the essentials of what you need to prepare for labour, parenthood and the early years.

The sessions will cover:

  • The support available from the Family Centre Service.
  • All aspects of infant feeding.
  • Emotional preparation for birth and parenthood.
  • Practical aspects of caring for a baby.
  • Stages of normal labour.
  • Understanding of typical induction processes and pain relief.
  • What to expect during baby's first hour.
  • Support available for baby's first 5 years.
  • How babies communicate.
  • Healthy relationships, mother's well-being and baby's development.
  • Recognising baby's well-being.
  • Essential information about keeping baby safe and healthy throughout the early years.

Venue information and directions:

Little Hands Little Feet Family Centre, Douglas Gardens, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3PE

Parking Information:

Parking for Little Hands Little Feet Family Centre is available outside (4 spaces) It is prohibited to park on the verge on the approach to the centre as this is a residents only areaAlternative parking is available at the top of the street, or at Sportspace (Please check local signage for charges at Sportspace)

A buggy park is available on site.

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