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Preparing for Baby course - Bridge Rd Fam Ctr 5th 12th & 19th Oct

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Bridge Road Family Centre

Woolenwick Junior School

Stevenage

SG1 2NU

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A free 3 session 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 5th 12th & 19th Oct 2020. You are booking once, but must attend all three sessions.

(FSS - Session 1) (Midwifery - Session 2) (Health Visiting - Session 3)

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.

When completing this booking, please enter details for the Mum-to-be.

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:

Bridge Road Family Centre, Woolenwick Junior School, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2NU

Parking information:

Bridge road is on the site of Woolenwick School. There is no parking available on the school site. Parking can found on the road nearby. Fully accessible entrance to the building and buggy parking available and clearly marked outside the centre.

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