Baby First Aid Class

Feedback from parents is that their number one fear is not knowing what to do in the case of an emergency. We have developed the ultimate half-day class that allows expectant and new parents, carers, and grandparents to gain the most up-to-date and evidence-based information, equipping your family with the confidence for life’s little emergencies.

This class is a part of the New All-Access Bundle which 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 $279

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!

Labour & Birth

📝 Topics:

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

⏰ Length: The class is 3.5 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Labour & Birth (for those having a planned caesarean section)

📝 Topics:

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

⏰ Length: The class is 1.5 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Hypnobirthing

📝 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

⏰ Length: The class is 3 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Class for Dad/Partner

📝 Topics:

  • Early labour – what to look out for
  • Coaching during labour – how you can help
  • Pain relief options you can use at home
  • How to give a labour massage
  • How to time a contraction
  • Simple breathing techniques for labour
  • How to not feel awkward in the labour 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

⏰ Length: The class is 2 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Postpartum Mental Health

📝 Topics:

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

⏰ Length: The class is 2 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Breastfeeding 101

📝 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

⏰ Length: The class is 3.5 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Bottle Feeding 101

📝 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

⏰ Length: The class is 1.5 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Baby First Aid

📝 Topics:

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

⏰ Length: The class is 3 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Weaning Baby Onto Solids

📝 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

⏰ Length: The class is 3 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

Baby Sleep

📝 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

⏰ Length: The class is 3 hours in duration

🙋‍♀️ Introduction: 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.

🤓 Q&A: There will be several Q&A periods throughout the class

☕ Coffee Break: We will break for a drink and leg stretch around the halfway mark.

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

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

 ✓ One single trusted source for your parenting journey.

✓ Evidence-based education from expert health professionals.

✓ Unlimited access for one great price! 

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