Transition into Parenthood

Julie’s Transition into Parenthood antenatal course covers all labour and birth support strategies, practicalities for women and their partners; “must know” facts and “how to” aspects of birthing and babies.

What Benefits You will gain from attending the Transition into Parenthood: Birth and Baby Preparation course:

  • Provides good clear information about what, why, where, when and how of labour and birth
  • Enhances your understanding of what self-help measures a woman can do in labour to make it quicker, more comfortable and easier
  • Explains the partners role including support skills: massage, and loads of other ideas that ALL women wish their partner had a handle on prior to going to the hospital
  • This course also provides an explanation of what expectations to have of the staff whether midwives, obstetricians, other doctors and staff
  • How to work with the staff, how to communicate, being a team player and also an great advocate for the pregnant woman
  • Fills you in on the truth of what midwives want you to be aware of during labour in hospital whether delivery suite or birth centre model of care
  • Provides solutions to common problems which may occur during labour and how to side step or overcome the issues with ease
  • Replaces all hospital classes with more extensive content and detail - see table below for explanation
  • Covers all the factual details to prepare pregnant women and their partner for the normal course a labour and birth experience normally takes - very different to Hollywood movie scenes
  • How to identify the phases of labour; pre or true labour. How to know if the waters have broken. How to identify the correct time to go to hospital, making the journey more comfortable, settling in and making use of the hospital facilities,
  • What happens step by step after the birth, what is normal for mum and bub and what to expect for the remainder of your hospital stay
  • Coming home; ideas tips tricks on dealing with lots of small or large issues which typically trip people up whether it's their first or subsequent baby
  • The first 12 weeks; the early patch of time with a newborn baby, breastfeeding, sleep, settling, calming, crying, nappies, bathing, what's normal, what's not normal and what to do about it.
  • Identifying issues and situations not covered in typical baby care books, or general courses and not general common sense knowledge. Highlighting enjoyment and making life happier, easier and fulfilling with a young bub - through to five years.
  • Signposting where to get help, current best resources for new parents to turn to, how to minimise or overcome challenges, difficulties to instead shine bright and thrive in new parenting and have a sense of control and routine for wellbeing

What Benefits You and your Partner Will Gain from attending Both of the Courses with Julie during your mid-late pregnancy:

  • Julie ensures each of her courses are wholesome, enriching, supportive, positive, and potentially increases the well-being of each participant
  • Julie shares unique details in each course without doubling up or repeating or cross over of information - don't hesitate to book both, look forward to gaining wisdom
  • You will gain a lot of useful, practical knowledge quickly and easily in a comfortable lounge environment, without any stress, pressure, or embarrassment
  • Couples achieve a strong sense of becoming a more effective team in readiness for working together throughout birth and beyond into raising children as great parents
  • To positively enhance the increased communication and bonding which naturally occurs during pregnancy, for each pregnant couple, to reduce the risk of family breakdown later
  • To assist each mum and dad-to-be to thrive in their respective roles, to increase understanding, respect, togetherness, relationship bond and closeness so vital to begin parenthood
  • These courses tend to automatically reduce anxiety and depression during your pregnancy which may possibly reduce post-partum depression risk as well
  • Transition into Parenthood - 6 Week Evenings

    Transition into Parenthood – 6 Week Evenings

    $385.00 Inc GST

    Julie’s Transition into Parenthood antenatal course covers all labour and birth support strategies, practicalities for women and their partners; “must know” facts and “how to” aspects of birthing and babies. The sessions go way beyond hospital course content. Pregnant couples will feel empowered and confident when they’ve complete this amazing, fun and informative class. This is a popular class with a reputation of being thorough, fun...

    Course Details
  • Transition into Parenthood - 2 Day Course

    Transition into Parenthood – 2 Day Course

    $385.00 Inc GST

    Julie’s Transition into Parenthood antenatal course covers all labour and birth support strategies, practicalities for women and their partners; “must know” facts and “how to” aspects of birthing and babies. The sessions go way beyond hospital course content. Pregnant couples will feel empowered and confident when they’ve complete this amazing, fun and informative class. This is a popular class with a reputation of being thorough, fun...

    Course Details
  • Transition into Parenthood - 1 Day Super Condensed

    Transition into Parenthood – 1 Day Super Condensed

    $295.00 Inc GST

    Julie’s Transition into Parenthood antenatal course covers all labour and birth support strategies, practicalities for women and their partners; “must know” facts and “how to” aspects of birthing and babies. The sessions go way beyond hospital course content. Pregnant couples will feel empowered and confident when they’ve complete this amazing, fun and informative class. This is a popular class with a reputation of being thorough, fun...

    Course Details
Transition into Parenthood + Mindful Birth Course
Julie's Course vs Hospital Based Course Transition into Parenthood Hospital Based Classes
Personalised attention by the educator to each coupleYesNo
Full explanation of all your options available in any scenarioYesNo
Ability to ask questions in a friendly and supportive atmosphereYesNo
Comfortable, relaxed lounge room atmosphereYesNo
Inclusion & effective training of support techniques for partnersYesNo
Balanced information on medical interventions & pain medicationsYesNo
Ideal number of group attendees4 – 8 couples10 – 20 couples
Up-to-date labour preparation informationExtensive coverageonly basic coverage
Safe and sensible baby care techniquesExtensive coverageonly basic coverage
Modern audio visual equipment and teaching aidsYesNo
Professionally presented illustrated course notes to take homeYesNo
Access to comprehensive free lending library of DVDs and booksYesNot at all
Products for pregnancy & early parenting available for purchaseYesNot at all
Personal Baby Care Support Service available with Julie, coming to your home, for ease and convenienceYesNot at all
Email & telephone support with Julie, 7 days a weekYesNot at all

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