One Day Essentials - Preparing for labour,birth and beyond

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Parent Education Room (Antenatal Clinic)

Bradford Royal Infirmary, Womens and Newborn Unit

Bradford

BD9 6RJ

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PLEASE NOTE: These classes are only available to book for women booked to birth at Bradford Royal Infirmary and you will be required to provide your Bradford hospital identification number (MRN/RAE number) on arrival at all classes.

Please aim to attend this class from 30 weeks of pregnancy onwards, we recommend you discuss the booking of addition classes after attending this class to avoid duplication of information. Please ensure you book tickets for each person attending, no more that two tickets per booking.

One day course covering all the essentials for labour, birth and beyond:

  • Preparing for labour and birth
  • Stages of labour
  • Active birth/promoting normal birth
  • Options for pain relief
  • Navigating the twists and turns of labour
  • Benefits of breastfeeding/postioning and attachment
  • Developing a positive relationship with your baby (skin to skin contact and responding to baby)
  • You and your baby in the first few weeks
  • Caring for baby - bath demonstration/nappy changing/skin care/cord care
  • Safer sleeping guidance - reducing the risk of cot death
  • Stork walk - mini tour of the birth centre and labour ward (optional at the end of the day)

We offer tea, coffee, juice and biscuits throughout the session for a small donation. We allocate 45 minutes for a lunch break, please bring your own lunch or you can visit one of the retailers in the main hospital building.




FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

We regret that we are unable to accept bookings from women booked to birth their babies at other maternity units. You will be required to supply your Bradford hospital number on arrival at all classes.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please note parking at this event is not free, payment is via pay and display machines in the hospital car park, please ensure you have coins.

What can I bring into the event?

You will need your hospital number (MRN/RAE number which can be found in your pregnancy booklet). We supply tea, coffee, juice and biscuits for a small donation but please feel free to bring your own drinks to any of our classes.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can call the Parent Education office on 01274 364511. Please note that this telephone number is for non urgent queries about classes and not an advice line. Should you need advice about your pregnancy you can call our Maternity Assessment Centre 24 hours a day on 01274 364531/364532

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Parent Education Room (Antenatal Clinic)

Bradford Royal Infirmary, Womens and Newborn Unit

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BD9 6RJ

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