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ANTENATAL COURSES

All of our course prices are inclusive of pregnant person + partner.

 

Email info@becomingfamilies.co.uk for more information, questions or to book.

 

All of our courses are currently held at The Woodpecker, WR7 4QL.

Spaces are limited and tend to fill up quickly so please book early!

(See below for courses and upcoming dates)

SEVEN WEEK COURSE - LABOUR, BIRTH AND TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD

A comprehensive course covering all you need to know to prepare for labour, birth, early days with your baby and becoming parents.  Facilitated by experienced educators, including midwives, perinatal specialists and breastfeeding support workers.

Topics covered include:

  • labour and birth physiology (what happens in labour)

  • coping skills

  • pain relief

  • common interventions

  • making informed choices

  • birth place choices

  • postnatal recovery

  • practical baby care skills

  • life with a new baby

Cost £175.00*

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ONE DAY WORKSHOP - PREPARATION FOR LABOUR AND BIRTH

This 6-hour (weekend) workshop is designed to meet the needs of the group.  Common topics include:

 

  • labour and birth physiology (what happens in labour)

  • coping skills

  • pain relief

  • common interventions

  • making informed choices

  • birth place choices

Cost £115.00*

HALF DAY WORKSHOP - TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD/EARLY DAYS

This 4-hour (weekend) workshop explores a range of issues to help couples prepare for parenthood:

Typical topics include:

  • post natal recovery

  • the Fourth Trimester / understanding your baby

  • what to expect in the early days

  • parenting styles and choices

  • practical baby care skills (bathing, nappies, safe sleep)

  • postnatal emotional wellbeing

Cost £85*

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Pregnant Woman

1:1 SESSIONS 

These tailor made sessions are perfect if you are a shift worker, have other regular commitments or just wish to learn in a more intimate environment.  These are offered at a convenient time for you, dependent on availability. 

 

Typical content is:

  • labour and birth physiology (what happens in labour)

  • coping skills

  • pain relief

  • common interventions

  • making informed choices

  • birth place choices

But you can add in or leave out anything you wish!

We would advise that three sessions are required for a comprehensive birth and early parenting preparation course but we can be flexible to meet your needs and budget.

Cost £60 per 2-hour session during a weekday, £75 per 2-hour session during the evening or at the weekend. There may be an additional cost to cover travel outside of Worcester.

END APRIL/MAY 2024 BABIES

TUESDAY COURSE - NEW 7 WEEK COURSE

 

At The Woodpecker, Tuesday Evenings from March 5th to April 16 th 

7-9pm

END JUNE/JULY 2024 BABIES

At the Woodpecker, Tuesday 23rd April to 4th June, 7-9pm

END MAY/JUNE 2024 BABIES

THURSDAY COURSE

At The Woodpecker, Thursday 4th April to 16th May, 7-9pm

END MAY/JUNE 2024 BABIES

WEEKEND COURSE

At The Woodpecker, Saturday 4th May 10-4

Saturday 11th May 10-2

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*Please note that discounted and subsidised rates or payment plans are available for all our courses on a needs basis. Please speak to us in confidence if your financial circumstances would otherwise stop you attending.

Upcoming Corses

The course was really informative and the videos were really useful. I definitely feel much more prepared for birth and having a newborn. My husband also found the course really useful and he feels a lot more confident about supporting me during labour. Highly recommend!!!

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