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Preparing for Baby Course - Potters Bar 5th 12th & 19th Nov

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Furzefield Family Centre, Mutton Lane Potters Bar EN6 3BW

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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 Nov 2020. You are booking once, but must attend all three sessions.

(Family Centres - 12:00-14:00) (Health Visitors - 12:00-14:00) (Midwives - 12:00-14:00)

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:

Furzefield Family Centre, Mutton Lane Potters bar EN6 3BW

Parking: Yes, Limited mother and baby parking spaces and Disabled parking availableBuggies can be taken up to the Family Centre and left outside the session room (in corridor) Disabled toilet & baby changing facilities: Yes. The Family Centre is on the first floor of the leisure centre but lift access is available.

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