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Pregnancy classes in Buckingham

The Parent Antenatal Course

The Parent Antenatal Course is a 15 hour course delivered over 6 consecutive weeks, covering Birth Preparation, Infant Feeding & Newborn Care. Delivered by a practicing doula, The Parent Course is modern, realistic and evidence based, packed full of tools & techniques to support you through birth and the early weeks of parenthood.  

 

If you are looking for an alternative to NHS or NCT classes, then this is the course for you! As a doula and antenatal teacher of 11 years, I have taken all of my knowledge & experience of supporting parents & incorporated it into this truly comprehensive course, designed to help you feel confident & prepared for birth.

 

Over the duration of the course, you will learn all you need to know about birth, infant feeding and how to care for your baby in the early weeks and months of parenthood, all based on up to date, evidence based information.

Most parents choose the full 6-week course, but unlike many antenatal courses, you can also choose & book the elements that are right for you, giving you the ultimate in flexibility.

Your course will cover:
Birth Preparation Session – Weeks 1-3
  • Evidence based antenatal education 

  • Breathing techniques, relaxation and hypnobirthing techniques

  • Movements for labour 

  • Massage techniques for pregnancy and labour 

  • Getting Prepared 

  • Role of Birth Partner 

  • Comfort Measures

  • Interventions

  • Caesarean Sections

  • Knowing your rights

Infant Feeding – Week 4 
  • The science behind breastfeeding

  • Understanding position & attachment

  • Expressing 

  • PACED feeding

  • How & when to sterilise equipment 

  • Role of partner

Newborn Care – Week 5 & 6
  • How to care for your baby in the 4th trimester

  • Calming & Soothing techniques including baby massage

  • Practical baby care

  • Understanding newborn sleep & safe sleeping 

  • Creating a safe environment for your baby

  • Postnatal recovery & self care

  • Role of partner

Investment:
  • Full 6-week course (6 x 2.5 hour sessions) - £240 

  • Birth Preparation Only  (3 x 2.5 hour sessions) – £135 

  • Infant Feeding Only  (1 x 2.5 hour session) – £45 

  • Newborn Care Only (2x 2.5 hour sessions) – £90 

The Parent Course is ideal to attend from around 25 weeks of pregnancy but you can start whenever you feel ready. We also support all birth choices.

 

The ticket price is for the birthing person plus their birth partner but you are welcome to attend on your own. If you feel you don’t need the full course, then The Parent Course can also be booked by each session. Your ticket includes the following:

  • Refreshments throughout the sessions

  • Comfortable seating - chairs, mats, cushions and birth balls

  • Detailed electronic notes after each session

  • Group Whats App

  • Ongoing support 24/7 via Whats App

  • Access to my birth resources Facebook Group

  • £10 voucher which can be redeemed against any of my baby classes or workshops (only for those booking the full 6-week course)

  • An invitation to our community events

Classes are held at The Studio At Stowe, Stowe Castle Business Park, Buckingham, MK18 5AB

**FROM AUGUST CLASSES WILL BE MOVING TO EVENLEY VILLAGE HALL, NN13 5SQ**

Book your place below & if you have any questions then please get in touch. 

I look forward to welcoming you to The Parent Course.

 

 

 

 

P.S Did you know I also offer a gorgeous weekly movement & relaxation class - Pregnancy Flow. Stretch, breathe & relax whilst meeting other local mums to be❤︎

Vicki Wilkinson Signature
Antenatal Buckingham
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Book Your Place

To book the full 6-week course or individual sessions, click book now and select the correct price plan. You can also secure your space with a £50 deposit with the final balance due 4 weeks before the course start date. Advanced booking is recommended as courses regularly sell out due to the class sizes being limited to ensure everyone feels comfortable.

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