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Birthlight Birth Preparation Workshop

These sessions have been designed to provide pregnant women and their birthing partners with practical yoga-based skills to help with each stage of labour, in all potential birth scenarios.
Each workshop is unique as its tailored to the needs of the individuals in the group, so whether this is your first baby or your fifth, there is plenty for you

Where

St Augustine's Church5180411
St Augustine's Avenue, Surrey South Croydon, GB CR2 6BA
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Type of Event

  • Workshop

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Levels

When

Feb 28
2016
15:30 pmto19:30 pm

Price

£35

£35 per person /£70 per couple

Full Description

These sessions have been designed to provide pregnant women and their birthing partners with practical yoga-based skills to help with each stage of labour, in all potential birth scenarios.

Once the parents' natural fears are overcome they can guide their babies into the world with love and trust and, with a partner's loving support, women can experience an 'empowered' birth.

Regardless of whether the birth is natural, assisted, or by C-section, these sessions aim to make the experience of your baby's arrival a joyful and pleasant one. Each birth takes its own yoga helps you to trust yourself, your baby and the process of your body unfolding.

Each workshop is unique as its tailored to the needs of the individuals in the group, so whether this is your first baby or your fifth, there is plenty for you to experience and integrate.

Workshop topics include:

Creating a safe and comfortable atmosphere at home or in hospital
Dissolving tension and pain at every stage of labour
Overcoming fear of birth through body based practices
An overview of the physiological process of labour, birth hormones and the role of the birthing partner
Preparing for birth with your partner: the emotions and how they affect the hormones of can you help it to go well?
Knowing your pelvis: how your pelvis shape can affect your labour and positive interventions that can help baby through.
Comfortable labour and birth positions: discovering what will work for your body and your baby's presentation
Breathing techniques for pain relief and to maximise the effect of contractions
Massage & relaxation techniques to relieve fear, pain and tension
Recognising when you are in labour and when its time to go to hospital/call the Midwife
Movement during labour to conserve energy and facilitate the birth
The use of rebozo during labour to ease discomfort and help baby down and out
Dealing with 'getting stuck' during labour- practical solutions for difficult presentations.
Welcoming your baby and gentle your baby down rather than forceful pushing & straining.
Coping with things not going to plan-acceptance and trust