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Online Antenatal Class for Planning a Homebirth

Congratulations on your pregnancy!  Are you thinking about having a homebirth?

This online programme is a 2 hour session for parents who are planning or considering a homebirth and want more information.  Our facilitators have specialised knowledge and will create a safe non-judgemental space for parents to ask questions and seek information to make informed decisions for your birth. 

Join other parents also interested in a homebirth, at our online antenatal class.

Topics include

  • Why plan a homebirth?
  • Preparing your environment for a homebirth
  • What do you need for a homebirth?
  • Is it safe?
  • When extra help is needed at home
  • What does a midwife bring to a homebirth?
  • Benefits of birthing at home

Time will be set aside for those important frequently asked questions.

This programme is structured as an addition to your usual antenatal programme with the particular focus on planning a homebirth. 

The price is for 2 participants.

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COST $50.00

Baby Sign Online Webinar

Waving.. Kisses... Pointing... Clapping... these are all ways babies and toddlers can communicate using gestures. To maximise this exciting development phase, teach your little one key signs which can help them communicate earlier and more easily.  

Signing can also help babies and toddlers reduce frustration, express their needs and wants, develop key communication skills and have lots of fun too!

This is an introductory session to 'Signing with your Little One' and is a great opportunity to help get you started.

It is ideal for parents with babies and toddlers who are still learning to speak.

This online and interactive class hosted by Sign & Rhyme will cover:

  • How to effectively sign with your Little One
  • The benefits for your child and your family
  • Tips on how to build signing into your day
  • Signing with books and songs
  • Recommended signs to start with

This session is scheduled for 7:30pm and will take a maximum of 1.5 hours which includes time for questions and answers at the end.  As signing is a great family activity, other parents/caregivers in the same household are welcome to join you - they can also hear first hand what signing can offer your family, see clips of little ones signing and learn some signs to use with your little one.

This session is run by Kirsty from Sign & Rhyme

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COST $30.00

First Aid for Babies and Young Children

There is 1.5 to 2 hours of content including Q&A and pricing includes 2x people attending.

These courses are facilitated Little Beat First Aid and taught by paediatric nurses. 

In this course

  • Infant and Child CPR
  • Choking
  • Common incidents such as: burns, head injuries, fevers, febrile seizures and respiratory distress.
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COST $45.00

Let's get munching

This workshop is offered to parents with babies aged between 4-7 months age and is run by a registered dietician.

These 1.5hr session provides parents and carers with the latest evidence-based nutrition information according to the appropriate age and stages of infant development.  This is an interactive session with a Q&A at the end.

Topics include - when, what and how to start complimentary solids, appropriate textures, and variety of solids to offer your infant, nutritional requirements, allergies and intolerances. This is an opportunity for parents to ask nutrition related questions in a friendly yet professional forum.

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COST $25.00

Online Postnatal Physiotherapy Class

To enjoy your new baby and be comfortable doing the work of mothering, you need to feel physically up to the job, but recovering is not always easy when you have a little one to look after. In this interactive class, our facilitator Renée focuses on your postnatal recovery. Her holistic and interconnected approach will provide you with valuable information about what falls within the normal range of recovery and what doesn’t, and when to seek further professional support. 

Topics covered:

  • The core – your pelvic floor, abdominals, diaphragm and back
  • Returning to exercise – why this is important, things to look out for, and overcoming obstacles
  • The physical demands of parenting – managing and preventing pain and discomfort
  • How to prioritise your recovery so that you can restore your normal physical wellbeing 

There will also be opportunities to ask questions specific to your recovery.

Renée is a private practice physio who has a special interest and training in pregnancy and postnatal physiotherapy. She also holds a Master of Health Science, for which she researched the ergonomic factors associated with caring for children. 

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COST $25.00

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