Class for Dad/Partner

Becoming a parent is a big transition for both parents. This class has been developed to guide partners through this period and provide you with practical tools to help you support your partner through pregnancy and early parenthood.

This class is a part of the New All-Access Bundle gives you access to evidence-based, all-encompassing parenting education and support, how and when you want it.

Unlimited access to:

  • A suite of 10 live online classes, for every step of your parenting journey
  • Over 400 on-demand videos
  • Our Ask the Midwife service

All for one great price!

Yours for only $229

What’s included?

Live Online Classes

Delivered by the country’s leading Health Professionals.

These live classes take place on Saturdays, or you can access a class recording at any time!

Labor & Birth

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • Signs of early labor
  • Mucous plug
  • Water breaking – what to do!
  • When to go to hospital
  • Breathing in labor
  • Pain relief options
  • Unplanned scenarios: Instrumental birth, Unplanned cesarean section, Episiotomy, Induction of labor
  • Skin to skin
  • Newborn check
  • What to expect before you leave hospital

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3.5 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Labor & Birth (For those having a planned caesarean section)

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • Why am I having a cesarean birth?
  • Preparing for a planned cesarean birth
  • The admission procedure
  • What to expect on the big day
  • Regional Anesthetic
  • Role of the partner – Operating Theatre
  • A cesarean birth – The procedure
  • A cesarean birth preference list
  • Postpartum hospital stay
  • Breastfeeding after a cesarean birth
  • Caring for your baby after a cesarean birth
  • Role of the partner – Postpartum ward
  • Recovery after a cesarean birth

โฐ Length:ย The class is 1.5 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Hypnobirthing

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • What is hypnobirthing
  • Role of hypnobirthing tracks
  • The importance of birthing hormones
  • Anchors
  • Hypnobirthing language
  • The physiology of birthing recap
  • Hypnobirthing toolkit
  • Tens
  • Massage
  • Positions for birthing
  • Aromatherapy
  • Positive affirmations
  • Acupressure
  • Decision making with BRAIN

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Class for Dad/Partner

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • Early labor – what to look out for
  • Coaching during labor – how you can help
  • Pain relief options you can use at home
  • How to give a labor massage
  • How to time a contraction
  • Simple breathing techniques for labor
  • How to not feel awkward in the labor ward
  • How to not feel awkward in the Operating Theatre
  • Advocating for your partner
  • Supporting breastfeeding
  • How to make up a formula bottle safely
  • How to pick up a baby
  • How to cradle a baby
  • How to burp a baby
  • Equipment safety: Car seats, slings, safe sleep

โฐ Length:ย The class is 2 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Postpartum Mental Health

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • What is Perinatal Mental Health
  • Mastrescence
  • Baby Blues
  • Perinatal OCD
  • Perinatal anxiety
  • Perinatal depression
  • Less common mental health issues
  • Your support system

โฐ Length:ย The class is 2 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Breastfeeding 101

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • How to tell if your baby is hungry
  • Positions for optimal feeding
  • Mastering your baby’s latch
  • How to know if baby is full
  • Is my baby getting enough milk
  • Growth spurts & cluster feeding
  • Which breast and when
  • Breastfeeding multiples
  • Recognizing and managing mastitis
  • Preventing and soothing sore nipples
  • Tongue Tie
  • Expressing and pumping breastmilk
  • Tips for breastfeeding in public
  • 6 steps to transition back to work
  • Weaning baby off the breast

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3.5 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Bottle Feeding 101

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • Bottle-feeding shopping list
  • Importance of sterilizing
  • Sterilizing methods
  • Formula milk
  • Preparing a formula bottle
  • Storage of formula milk
  • Burping baby
  • Pacifiers
  • Daycare
  • Your baby’s feeding pattern

โฐ Length:ย The class is 1.5 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Baby First Aid

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Trauma
  • Lacerations
  • Skin issues
  • Home first aid kit shopping list
  • Child proofing your home

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Weaning Baby onto Solids

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • The 3 stages of weaning
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Your baby’s nutritional needs
  • Unsuitable foods for babies
  • Food allergies
  • Gagging reflex versus choking
  • Choking – what to do!
  • Your support network

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A:ย There will be a Q&A period after each few sections

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Baby Sleep

๐Ÿ“ย Topics:

  • How much sleep do babies need
  • Sleepy cues
  • Bedtime routines
  • Tips to encourage healthy sleeping habits
  • Infant sleep cues
  • Sleep training explained
  • Sleep regression
  • Safe sleep recap
  • Common ‘sleep myths’ debunked

โฐ Length:ย The class is 3 hours in duration

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธย Introduction:ย Ten minutes at the beginning of class is set aside to meet the instructor and allow attendees to also introduce themselves through the live chat.

๐Ÿค“ย Q&A: There will be a number of Q&A periods throughout the class

โ˜•ย Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark, after 1.5 hours.

Ask-the-Midwife

On-going support

  • Get 1-on-1 guidance through pregnancy, recovery, and the newborn stage.
  • No need to research the web when our team of Midwives are on hand to answer your questions.
  • We’ll be by your side to provide education, support, and encouragement every step of the way.

On-Demand Videos

Tailored to your due date

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Put your mind at ease with over 400 on-demand short videos to help you every step of the way.

Topics Include:

  • Fetal Movements – What to expect!
  • Pregnancy Insomnia
  • Delayed Cord Clamping
  • Babies with Covid-19
  • Babies Cognitive Development
  • Baby Proofing your home
  • And 400+ more

Why Parents Choose The Baby Academy

ย โœ“ One single trusted source for your parenting journey.

โœ“ Evidence-based education from expert health professionals.

โœ“ Unlimited access for one great price!ย ย 

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