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Preparation for Birth and Beyond



Do you want to meet other women in your local area who are expecting their babies at a similar time to you? The ‘Preparation for Birth and Beyond’ course gives pregnant mums the chance to get the most up to date information on birth, feeding and caring for their babies from fully qualified and experienced staff.

The course takes place at a number of locations around Sheffield and is delivered by midwives, health visitors and infant feeding peer support workers.

Sessions are held over a series of five weeks and cover a range of topics including:

  • going into labour
  • how to help yourself in labour
  • how birth supporters can help
  • recognising your baby’s cues for feeding or comfort
  • breastfeeding
  • practical care of babies and safety concerns
  • your support networks
  • how life might change for new parents

Sessions are for pregnant mums and partners/birth supporters. You are welcome to come on your own or bring a friend.

Venues are:

  • Sheffield Town Hall
  • Shortbrook Family Centre
  • Early Days Children’s Centre
  • Primrose Family Centre
  • Wybourn Children’s Centre
  • First Start Family Centre
  • Lowedges Community Centre

To view times and dates and to book a space visit the Sheffield Preparation for Birth & Beyond Eventbrite page. Please note, clicking this link will take you away from the Sheffield Children’s website.

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