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Preparing for Baby course - Hitchin 16th 23rd & 30th Nov

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Bedford Road Health Centre

Bedford Road

Hitchin

SG5 1HF

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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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PLEASE NOTE: Midwives Session ( on WEEK 2 - 23rd of Nov ) will run from 9:30 to 13:00.

The dates of this course are the16th 23rd 30th November 2019. 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:

Bedford Road Health Clinic, Bedford Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1HF

Parking Information:

There is no parking on site however available parking in the council multi-storey car park across the road.

Parking behind Health Centre - Saturdays ONLY.

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Bedford Road Health Centre

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