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Pregnancy yoga+ Antenatal Education

Pregnancy Yoga + Antenatal Education

I teach a unique combination of Pregnancy yoga + Antenatal Education at The Old School House, Old Wolverton (MK12 5NP) Thursdays 7:30pm - 9pm. Special introductory offer: £8 per class for new starters (thanks to securing some National Lottery Funding, I am pleased to offer your first course at the subsidised cost of £8 per class). Please get in touch to book.

Each week of the course will have a different educational theme: 

Week 1 - signs of labour and when to go to hospital/ call the midwife. What to expect during induction, should your birth take this route
Week 2 - what is a contraction? The effect of hormones on the body during labour
Week 3 - different stages of labour & pain relief options
Week 4 - practical walk-through of C-Section, should your birth take this route
Week 5 - 3rd stage of labour, "Golden Hour", importance of skin-to-skin
Week 6 - 4th trimester postnatal care tips for you and baby

Pregnancy yoga is suitable for complete beginners, as well as those with a regular yoga practise. It is safe and gentle on you and your baby. You can start anytime from the 14th week of your pregnancy, and it is suitable to continue right up to birth. 

Benefits:-

  • time to relax - when you relax, so does your baby. Each week we always end class with a guided relaxation.

  • connect and bond with your baby 

  • take time out to embrace this precious time in your life

  • improve your energy and boost your mood

  • improve sleep

  • reduce pregnancy discomfort, such as back ache

  • strengthens birthing muscles

  • equip yourself with simple yet powerful breathing techniques  to empower you during child birth

  • learn active birthing positions 

  • enjoy a positive pregnancy and feel confident and prepared for birth

  • boost circulation

  • reduce swelling and water retention through gentle movement

  • meet other women going through the same life-changing experience - becoming a mum is often the start of life-long friendships 

Antenatal Education

Over the 6-week course we will cover everything you need to know to help you prepare for birth and baby with confidence and knowledge. We will take time each week to chat about how you are feeling and cover any questions you have along the way.

Benefits:-

  • FEDANT approved course (Federation of Antenatal Educators)

  • each class has a different educational theme each week

  • understand the signs of labour to look out for

  • understand the roles different hormones play in your body during birth

  • understand the different stages of labour & process of birth to feel fully prepared

  • discuss different pain relief options available to help decide what is right for you

  • how to help labour progress effectively with active birth prep movements and tips

  • every birth experience is unique and I will share everything you need to know to make informed decisions, however your birth unfolds

  • practical walk-through of induction and C-Section, should your birth take this route

  • feel confident and excited to meet your baby - alleviate any fears or uncertainties you may have surrounding birth

  • understanding the importance of the "Golden Hour", delayed cord clamping and skin-to-skin when your baby arrives

  • 4th trimester postnatal care tips for you and baby

  • packed full of practical tips, such as what to pack in your hospital bag/ what to have to hand for a home birth

I teach at The Old School House, Old Wolverton (MK12 5NP) Thursdays 7:30pm - 9pm. Special introductory offer: £8 per class for new starters (thanks to some National Lottery Funding I am please to offer your first course at the subsidised cost of £8 per class). Please get in touch to book.