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Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula antenatal class

Warm and welcoming local in-person antenatal course led by an experienced local Birth & Postnatal Doula.

 

This is the informative and fun antenatal course you’ve been looking for!

Having knowledge gives you confidence when you make your own choices in birth. During this course you will gain knowledge so that you can leave feeling empowered and confident about the wonderful journey ahead. 

This is also a place for mothers/parents to connect with other mothers/parents who are going through a journey at a similar time to yours. This connection can mean a lot during your new parenting journey, often leading to life-long friendships and connections (for mothers/parents and little ones too!)

It was essential for my own birth journey to get a wide range of knowledge about birth and to understand the choices that were available to me. It really empowered me to make each of my own choices from pregnancy and birth to childbearing. Connecting with other parents was also crucial when I went through this life-changing experience. 

 

This is why I want to offer YOU the same opportunities I received.

The aim of this course is to empower you to have a better birth experience.

If you have an empowered birth experience, that experience helps you confidently make your choices after birth too - actually birth is the start of a long journey of constantly making choices as a parent.

Whether you choose home birth, birth with epidural or Caesarean, you can feel empowered by the experience.

Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula antenatal class

Who is it for?

  • Currently pregnant (usually 26-37 weeks at the timing of attending the course)

  • Those who want to understand their choices for birth

  • Those who would like to be well-prepared for birth and life beyond

  • Those who want connection with other mothers/parents

  • Those that want to have fun and relax whilst learning in a welcoming and informal atmosphere!

Partners are welcome to join!

What are the benefits?

  • Empowering yourself with knowledge about birth 

  • Your partner can know how he/she can support you

  • Feeling a sense of community during this precious journey

  • Feeling well-prepared for your journey ahead

  • Understanding your rights and choices 

Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula antenatal class
Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula antenatal class

You will interactively and practically learn about…

  • Your rights to make your experience empowered

  • Great communication tools to make informed choices

  • Your ability to birth free from fear

  • Recognising the signs of Labour

  • Stages of Labour

  • Pain management and relaxation techniques 

  • Working with your hormones 

  • Your options when you are offered Induction of Labour

  • Your options when you have Caesarean 

  • How your birth partner can help at birth

  • Infant feeding

  • Life with a New Born

We will also have time for Mothers/parents’ circles to share thoughts.

Who is running the course?

Tomoko is a local birth & postnatal doula based near Aberaeron. She herself has experienced both home birth and waterbirth and she has supported mothers/parents from birth at Midwifery-led unit to Caesarean. She loves empowering mothers/parents to make their own choice confidently in their journey of birth and beyond. 

Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula

Where?

At Arad Goch Theatre in Aberystwyth

 

When?

Every Thursday 7-9pm from the 23rd of November for 4 weeks

How much?

£160 for 4 weeks course per couple

Introductory offer!

£80 for 4 weeks course per couple

Payment by instalment is available.

※Minimum 2 people/couples to run a course.


 

If finance is a barrier, there are fully and partly funded spaces so that this beneficial class can reach those who need it. Contact me for more details.

MOBILE ANTENATAL COURSE

in your area

I am passionate about offering this course to those who need it - even if it is in a rural area, there should be an in-person antenatal course available.

If there is sufficient demand I am able to travel to your village and offer my in-person antenatal course in local halls or even in the comfort of your home! There will be my travel cost to be reimbursed. 

Contact me for more details.

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Ceredigion pregnant pregnancy birth postnatal baby doula

REFRESHER COURSE

We will revisit and refresh birth choices and updates on maternity services and we will also explore sibling introductions and sibling relationships. Contact me for more details.

As spaces are limited, book your place ASAP by adding your details to the contact form below.

 

If you have a question about the course,  contact me.

 

I can’t wait to support you on your journey of birth and beyond - together!​