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Dads to Be - Preparation Class

This workshop is designed for Dads to be, to prepare you to support your partner through pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum, as well as equipping you with the tools and techniques to care for your baby and support your partners recovery.

Next date is 20th May, location is Malahide.

€80 per attendee, book with EventBrite or using BuyMeaACoffee

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It is important to have realistic expectations and information regarding what is 'normal' during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.

Be prepared, and start your journey as a Dad with independent, evidence based, best practice resources.

Topics covered:

  • Pregnancy milestones

  • Hospital appointments

  • Scans available

  • Public v Private v Semi-Private care options

  • Homebirth v Hospital Birth options

  • Baby development

  • Pregnancy after a loss

  • Mother to be symptoms and how to help (nausea, pelvic girdle pain, back pain, insomnia, endometriosis, gestational diabetes)

  • Nutritious meals

  • Foods to avoid

  • Labour

  • When to go to the hospital

  • Home comfort measures for early labour

  • Vaginal Birth

  • C-section Birth

  • Inductions

  • Medical interventions

  • Pain relief options

  • Birth Plans

  • Postpartum Plans

Do you have Postpartum questions about:

  • bonding with baby,

  • winding,

  • soothing techniques,

  • reflux,

  • colic,

  • breatsfeeding,

  • formula,

  • feeding positions,

  • nappies,

  • baby wearing,

  • baby massage,

  • safe cosleeping,

  • baby sleep,

  • washing baby,

  • expressing and storing milk,

  • sterilising bottles,

  • giving baby a bottle,

  • baby starting solids,

  • sibling adjustment,

  • your partners recovery,

  • nutrition,

  • fears or concerns you would like to discuss?

This is a safe, non judgmental space for Dads to be.

Ideal gift for partners.

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