You are about to experience CHILDBIRTH, an important and wonderful journey of your life.
With this in mind, the antenatal class aims to help you and your partner to prepare for the experiences ahead as a new parent. It is also an excellent way to meet with other parents-to-be, and to share support and information with them.
We will cover topics on labour and delivery, maternal nutrition, exercise, as well as provide practical advice on how to care for your baby in your journey to parenthood.
Schedule and Topics
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Raffles Hospital Antenatal Class
Pregnancy brings a host of physical and emotional changes to the mother’s body. This full-day class allows parents-to-be to learn about these changes, and how to cope with them. Topics include: changes in pregnancy, labour & delivery, post delivery care, breastfeeding and newborn care.
- Understanding the physical and emotional changes during pregnancy
- Identifying the pregnancy milestones
- Learning how to cope with changes to your body during pregnancy
Labour & Delivery
- Signs of going into labour
- Available pain relief options during labour
- Types of delivery options to choose from
Post Delivery Care
- Changes to your body after childbirth
- Common medical conditions that may arise after childbirth, and how to manage them
- Caring for yourself, physically and psychologically
Breastfeeding Preparation & Other Concerns
- Breastfeeding techniques and tips for a successful feed
- How to express and store breast milk
- Common breastfeeding challenges and how to overcome them
Know About Your Newborn
- Characteristics and anatomy of a newborn
- Bodily habits of a newborn
- How to care for your newborn
- Bathing techniques for your newborn (with demonstration)
Venue: Raffles Hospital, Level 11, Learning Centre
Date: You may choose to attend one of the dates below:
- January 23
- February 6, 20
- March 6, 20
Time: 9am – 4pm
Comfortable clothes, shoes and pants for exercise.
- Any cancellation has to be made in writing seven (7) working days before the commencement of the programme.
- Raffles Hospital Antenatal Class is subject to a cancellation fee of $78.50.