Antenatal/Parentcraft Classes

at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS

Tummy2Mummy are excited to announce we have been contracted to provide the antenatal/parent craft classes at the Leicester University Maternity Hospitals. Based at Leicester Royal Maternity and Leicester General Maternity Units, in purpose built parent craft education rooms.

Our antenatal sessions aim to provide you and your partner with the confidence and self-belief you need for labour, birth and parenting.
The classes aim to be informative, interactive, enjoyable and fun.
The sessions offered are arranged for smaller groups maximum of 10 couples to allow time to suit you and your partner with greater choice and availability.

Our Classes are taught by qualified experienced midwives that work within the hospital and community setting. They will offer you information, support and advice based from their experiences using evidence based and regulated research.

per session

weeks

25-36
weeks

Antenatal/Parent Craft Course £70 per Course per couple

Three sessions to help prepare you for your childbirth experience

Session One - Labour & Birth

  • Understanding the journey of birth for you,
  • your partner & your baby
  • Expectations for the birth environment
  • The Hospital – Your stay
  • Understanding latent phase of labour* 1st stage of labour
  • Managing pain
  • Birthing options e.g. home birth/ water birth
  • 2nd stage of labour
  • Medical interventions
  • preparation for Induction, caesarean, forceps, ventouse

Session Two - Postnatal issues/Feeding/early days with a new baby

  • 3rd stage of labour- active/physiological
  • Role of birth partner
  • Early moments following birth
  • Baby checks
  • Breast feeding your baby- skin to skin contact
  • Safe sterilizing

Session Three - Practical postnatal issues and relaxation

  • Looking after yourself and baby’s wellbeing
  • Coming home – the midwife/health visitor role
  • Baby care – handling, bonding, dressing,
  • Bathing, skincare and nappy care.
  • Safe sleeping guidelines
  • Birth plans
  • Relaxation techniques

Session Four -

NHS Classes

The Course is a cost of £70 per course per couple that will include refreshments and information packs. The antenatal classes consist of 3 sessions per course.

The sessions run once a week in an evening 6pm – 830pm for 3 weeks to allow concentration and continuity.

The Saturday sessions will run over 2 weekends covering the 3 sessions, 10am til 3pm to include a lunch break

The early class will be a one off session evening classes 6pm – 8pm. £20 per couple The sessions support you socially, meeting like-minded people. We arrange reunions when your baby is born. It is recommend-attending classes from your 25th to 36th week pregnant.

Spaces
Full

Class Availability


  • Call 07805285604 for information
    Leicester General
  • Tue 03 Jan 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 07 Jan 2017

    Leicester Royal
  • Tue 07 Feb 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 04 Feb 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 07 Mar 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 04 Mar 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 04 Apr 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 01 Apr 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 02 May 2017
    6-8.30PM
    Leicester General
  • Sat 06 May 2017
    10-3PM
    Leicester General
  • Tue 06 Jun 2017
    6-8.30PM
    Leicester General
  • Sat 03 Jun 2017
    10-3PM
    Leicester General
  • Tue 10 Jan 2017
    6-8.30PM
    Leicester General
  • Sat 14 Jan 2017
    10-3PM
    Leicester General
  • Tue 14 Feb 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 11 Feb 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 14 Mar 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 11 Mar 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 11 Apr 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 08 Apr 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 09 May 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 13 May 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 13 Jun 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Sat 10 Jun 2017
    10-3pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 17 Jan 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 21 Feb 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 21 Mar 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 18 Apr 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 16 May 2017
    6-8.030pm
    Leicester General
  • Tue 20 Jun 2017
    6-8.30pm
    Leicester General

  • Sat classes cover all sessions in 2 weeks
    Leicester General
Call us to book on 07805 285 604 or email us and we will call you back
We ask for payment at the time of booking.
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If you need to cancel your class please do so at least 14 days prior to course start date, we will refund your money less a small £10 cancellation charge to cover admin costs.