Beginning of the labour
How does the mother's body change before the labour and how to recognise the beginning of the labour? When actually is the right time to go to the hospital, not to arrive too early or too late? How to distinguish practice contractions from the contractions starting an actual labour? How to recognise waters breaking and what to do then? What to pack to the hospital? – mother’s and baby’s bags.
A natural childbirth - what is it like? The role of hormones during the labour. Physiology of the childbirth. The new standard in medical regulations - the rights of mother, father and baby in a delivery room, at a maternity ward and in a neonatal unit. What is an active birth? The importance of a position during the labour. The role of assisting person. A review of labour wards in Cracow.
Why is labour painful?
Why is labour painful? Nonpharmacological methods of pain relief. The role of assisting person. Massage, pressure massage (practical session). Active relaxation and breathing techniques (practical session). Exercises in upright positions using a birth ball, birthing stool and beanbag. Giving birth by C-section - preparation to a surgery.
Prepare your body to the childbirth - is episiotomy inevitable? Prevention of ailments in the confinement, first days in a hospital, losing weight after pregnancy.
Hello baby - early contact with a newborn just after a delivery, attachment parenting, wraps - how to tie them. Formalities after childbirth, registration of a child, environmental midwife (a midwife who visits you after leaving a hospital).The confinement from partner’s point of view - how can I help you, honey? Emotions - baby blues - maternity can be difficult sometimes.
Advantages of breastfeeding. How does it happen that your breasts produce a perfect amount of milk? Positions in breastfeeding (exercises with dolls). How to cope with possible lactation problems? How to support nursing mother? Giving birth by C-section - contact with a baby after the delivery, self-observation - what is important or worrying?
How to identify baby’s needs and how to give them sense of security in their first weeks after a delivery. Caring for your baby. Nappy change (exercises with dolls), dressing and bath (exercises with dolls). Caring for your newborn’s belly button. Layette - what do you need to buy and what is unnecessary. How to arrange a space for a baby. How to prepare your older child and your animals for a newborn.
Cost: 600 PLN (three fitness classes included)
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