Our private class options are the ideal choice for those seeking a truly personalised approach to their childbirth preparation. Each session is tailored your own individual needs and schedule. The content is evidence-based, modern and interactive.
Geelong Born Birth Preparation sessions are geared towards parents expecting their first baby, however anyone wanting to gain further knowledge and tools will benefit greatly. Weekday, weekend and evening times are available.
As these sessions are usually “delivered” in your own home, the ideal location for this is a comfortable space such as your living room. An extension cord, provided by Geelong Born, will then be run from our laptop to your television (most televisions will have this HDMI outlet). The class slides and videos will then be displayed on a larger screen and you can then relax comfortably on your sofa!
We recommend your class/classes take place any time from 24-35 weeks gestation.
This program has been created by Rosie specifically for Geelong Born. There is no charge for travel within a 30km radius of Geelong.
Prefer not to do it in your own home? No sweat! There is the option of arranging a time to do this in-house at Bump and Bub Health Hub in Geelong. *Additional fee for venue hire applies.
UNIT ONE The Birthing Process
UNIT TWO Coping With The Intensity
UNIT THREE Possible Interventions in Childbirth
UNIT FOUR The Adventure Begins: Your Baby, Breastfeeding and Parenting
Can partners be involved in these classes?? Absolutely! These days partners play more of a role in the labouring process, so it makes sense that they attend our classes too.
Birth partners are encouraged to be present for this. In saying that, if mums want to go solo then that’s fine too.
Topics that are covered in the Geelong Born program:
Choices for your pregnancy and birthing journey
Understanding normal physiological birth and our amazing birth hormones
Relaxation techniques in birthing
Body knowledge and awareness
Development of a birth plan/preferences
Non-drug alternatives for effective pain relief in labour
Pharmacological pain relief in the hospital setting
What yourbirth partner can do to help
The use of massage and touch in labour
Active positioning in labour
Creating your positive birthing space and birthing in water
Discussion surrounding common hospital interventions and procedures
Your baby, breastfeeding and the early days of parenting
Full Program - Single Day : (6 hours) - One-to-one session. Flexible start time. Private full day class with Rosie, Jo or Sarah. A light snack is provided with the full day option. $360
Full Program - Over Two Sessions : (2 x 3 hours) -One-to-one sessions. Split over two days or evenings. Private sessions with Rosie, Jo or Sarah. $360
Full Program - Over Four Sessions : (4 x 2 hours) -One-to-one sessions. Split over four sessions. Private sessions with Rosie, Jo or Sarah. This is the full program with greater time allocated for discussion. I will also assist you in the development of your own birth preferences. $400
Single Session : (2 hours) - One-to-one intensive session. Private session with Rosie, Jo or Sarah. Short on time? Maybe a refresher? This intensive session hones in on the most important areas of childbirth and the topics are specific to your needs. It really is TWO HOURS OF POWER!! $140
To book just click the link below. Please let us know your preferred dates/times.
If you have any questions just drop us an email HERE
Payments can be made by cash, direct deposit or PayPal. Full payment due on commencement of program.
Payment can be made by cash, direct deposit or PayPal Direct Deposit Details: Commonwealth Bank. Rosie Fitzclarence BSB: 063 551 Acc. 10148447 For credit card payment: Via PayPal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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