This workshop is designed to be held in small groups of couples or singles any time from around 16 to 22 weeks of pregnancy.
This workshop is designed to be held in small groups of couples or singles any time from around 16 to 22 weeks of pregnancy. It is intended to make sure you have considered all the aspects of getting ready for birth, including your team, environment and what you really think about birth. Facilitated by our experienced Midwives, this workshop is a relaxed informal session that lasts around 2 hours with plenty of opportunity for discussion.
Women who have care with My Midwives will ensure they are ready for a care plan discussion with their midwife by taking this session. Those who are our guests will develop more ideas about what they need to discuss with their doctor or midwife.Time:
Our one day Antenatal Class is focused on your active birth. This class is designed to be taken anywhere from 28 to 34 weeks of pregnancy by couples and their support people.
We focus on the many aspects that make up labour and birth, including many activities to ensure you and your partner are well prepared. The class sees that My Midwives clients are progressing in their practice and preparation for birth and will enable our guests to gain a fuller understanding of what they will experience in labour and birth. Our class finishes with a couple returning soon after the birth of their baby to talk through the reality of the birth journey.Time:
This completely hands-on practical workshop prepares you for the first six weeks of newborn life. This class is best after 34 weeks so it is fresh in your mind.
It covers all the basics: nappies, cord care, bathing, dressing, swaddling and feeding while also covering the decisions you make in the transition to parenting. My Midwives clients will get the hands on aspects of newborn care whilst our guests may also gain further insight and clarity around the decisions you need to make in the first hours and weeks. Details: 2-3 hours (depends on group size) After 34 weeks of pregnancy.Time:
Our newest class is targeted at mums around 4 to 6 weeks after birth. This group session includes your newborn if you wish, but is targeted at you and your strategies in early mothering.
Our newest class is targeted at mums around 4 to 6 weeks after birth. This group session includes your newborn if you wish, but is targeted at you and your strategies in early mothering. We discuss how you are transitioning to parenting, any complex issues that may have arisen and look for strategies to resolve or alleviate them. 2 hours (depends on group size) 4-6 weeks post birth.Time:
Learn about the magic that is breastmilk and gets important tips about feeding during those early weeks. This class is designed to be taken anywhere from 32 - 38 weeks of pregnancy by couples and their support people.
Tailored Childbirth Education for the LGBTIQ + Community Presented by Jess Permezel, an experiences childbirth educator, midwife and queer parent.
Our specialised childbirth education classes are tailored for the LGBTIQ+ community. These classes are for all queer identified families and we aim to provide an inclusive, safe space for all who attend.For more information on dates and to book please click here.
“Restore” post-natal class will help you regain strength and learn the right exercises to help you strengthen and restore your pelvic floor muscles and core.
Liana is a mother of two young children and has seen and felt the benefits firsthand of exercising during pregnancy. Pilates is the perfect way to keep in shape throughout pregnancy.
It is low impact, develops muscle tone and strength that not only prepares for you for labour but also helps your body to recover faster post-pregnancy.
Liana’s prenatal Pilates class works through a series of exercises that will lengthen, strengthen and stretch your body whilst providing a fun, safe and effective workout. The class ends with a guided relaxation to ensure you leave the class feeling truly relaxed and energised. It is suitable for all trimesters and levels of fitness.Bookings and more information on:
The 6-Week Prenatal Yoga Courses run regularly and are suited for all trimesters and is designed to support you during pregnancy, physically and emotionally by strengthening and nurturing the body.
It is a weekly space to focus on your pregnancy and meet other mums-to-be. You will learn useful breathing techniques that women have employed for generations in assisting natural birth by staying centred, calm and strong. The body is going through vast inner and outer changes whilst growing a little human being and it is therefore important to nurture yourself with lots of love and tenderness.For more information and to book online please visit www.bellyamasyoga.com.au or call 0414 343 566
The Mums&Bubs Yoga Courses are designed to restore, nurture and strengthen your body after the birth of your baby in a safe way.
The focus lies on stabilising the core and pelvic floor areas as well as opening and strengthening the chest and shoulder areas through the practice of flowing and steady yoga poses and useful breathing techniques to encourage an easy recovery from pregnancy and labour.
All poses and movements allow for a playful and fun interaction and bonding time with your baby. It is a weekly space which allows you to connect to your body in a loving way and to recharge your energy and meet other 'new' mums and babies.Bookings and more information on: Specific Area: Brunswick