Birth in South Africa Homebirth Natural Birth Workshops

Antenatal Workshop, Hilton KZN, July 2022

We are pleased to present an exclusive interactive antenatal workshop for 5 couples in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal. The focus will be to equip expecting couples with the knowledge to navigate the terrain around their birth choices with confidence and help them to achieve their dream of a positive birth experience!

Date: Sunday, July 24th 2022
Time: 09:00-17:00
Venue: 19 Dennis Shepstone Drive, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal (Map below)
Cost: R650.00 per couple (Please book by Wednesday, 20th July. Marianne will be in touch with payment details prior to the event)
Refreshments: Tea and Coffee will be provided throughout the day, please bring a plate of eats to share for lunch

Places are limited to 5 couples only, so please don’t delay if you would like to be part of this workshop.

The day’s schedule

09H30 – 10H45 Introductions
Fear pain tension cycle
Trauma in the birthing room
Releasing, power of language
Politics/options of birth local/internationally
Communicate with baby: positive feelings 1
Breathing exercise Birth clip
10:45-11:00 Tea
11:00-12:00 Nourishment/Nutrition of mind, body & soul
Physiology of labour
Ice exercise
Michel Odent/gentlebirth or other video
Communicate with baby: positive feelings 2
Relaxation exercise
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Hospitals and interventions & birth companions
Outline/ blanket birth
Homebirth video
Communicate with baby: positive environment 2
Birth art and body work exercises
Touch and massage, Deepening techniques
15:30-16:00 Tea
16:00-17:00 Fourth stage of labour, emotions and feelings
Breastfeeding and kmc/breastcrawl video
Early parenting & Childhood pain
Visualization exercises
Relationships and communication
17:00 Thanksgiving closing

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