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Preparing for Baby course - Bishops Stortford 9th 16th & 23rd May

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Little Squirrels Family Centre

Windhill

Bishop Stortford

CM23 2NL

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

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The dates of this course are the 9th 16th & 23rd May 2020. You are booking once, but must attend all three sessions.

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.

The Preparing for Baby course is a free 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 Squirrels Family Centre, Windhill Road, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2NL

The Family Centre is on the ground of Windhill 21 Primary School NOT St Jospeh's, There are two entrances to Windhill 21 Primary School. Please entre via Windhill opposite St Joseph's School rather then Scott Road.

Parking Information:

Parking is available onsite. There is a button for entry.

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