Akriti has partnered with Verloskundigen Helende Meesters for bringing in a one-day childbirth preparation course at Amstelveen. As a Childbirth Educator I bring in all my expertise to ease any apprehensions parents-to-be may have, as well as share with them what they need to know about giving birth in The Netherlands: from what to expect, and how to prepare for their upcoming birth & plan for Postpartum.
Date: Saturday, 5th November 2022
Morning Session ~ 10.00hr to 12.30hr
Lunch ~ 12.30hr
Afternoon session ~ 13.30hr to 16.30hr
Introduction to Physiology of labor.
Developing an attitude towards labor – cultural nuances in The Netherlands.
How Dutch Healthcare system works.
Different stages of labor.
Breathing techniques for:
1. Managing contractions for dilation
2. Pushing – Birth of the baby & Birth of the placenta
Freedom of movement – Taking different laboring positions – Lunges, All fours, Using the ball, Squatting positions.
Different Birthing positions.
Perineal Massage & Pelvic Floor exercise.
Suction cup birth.
Pain relief possibilities – Non-pharmacological Vs Pharmacological.
Birth Partner’s role during Labor, Birth & Postpartum (cultural nuances in all scenarios).
Importance of Postpartum planning and what to expect in the first week.
Relevant information – Example – Other courses available for Breastfeeding Preparation.
Cost – Euro 325 inclusive 21% btw
For inquiries and further details, do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +31643061731