Birthing Foundation Classes

“The creator is not a careless mechanic”- Ina May Gaskin

By first understanding birthing foundation, we believe it can help new parents  navigate through the sometimes challenging journey towards parenthood.

Express Birth class (Private or Group)

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Our Express class is tailored for expectant parents who are already advanced in their pregnancy or have missed out the FULL birth class registration or for parents who would like to have a refresher!

The class is 3.5 hours (ONE session only)

What can i expect from the Express class?

The topics covered are:

  1. Labor : the natural view of labor, stages of labor
  2. Hormones during labor
  3. Importance of diet and exercise during pregnancy
  4. Optimal  fetal positioning, maternal positioning after 34 weeks.
  5. stage 2: “pushing” stage
  6. Working with the body during labor (practical)
  7. Medical interventions, informed consent and refusal

You will also be given

  • Labor tracklist : positive affirmations, Zikirs, and selected surahs
  • Audio (mp3) : relaxation and breathing for labor
  • Class notes

What do i do next? Please text +673 8 800010 to ask about the next available date for our Express classes (group or private). All other instructions will follow from there.

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Full Birth Class ( Group)

Our Sunday birth classes run every month. You would need to attend TWO sundays to complete the birth sessions. The classes start at 10am-245pm.

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The main topics covered are:

  • Labor : the natural view of labor, stages of labor
  • Hormones during labor
  • Importance of diet and exercise during pregnancy
  • Optimal  fetal positioning, maternal positioning after 34 weeks.
  • Introduction to Hypnobirthing
  • Breathing  / Relaxation
  • Working with the body during labor (activity for mums and dads)
  • Stage 2 labor : “pushing” phase.
  • Cervical dilation & effacement, pushing : activity for dads.
  • Medical interventions, informed consent and refusal
  • Reflecting inward : Listening to our inner voice (activity for mums and dads)
  • Postpartum period.

There will be reading and listening homework to do as well.

You will also be given:

  • Labor tracklist : positive affirmations, Zikirs, and selected surahs.
  • Hypnobirthing audios (mp3) : complete audios for pregnancy, birth and for the new mother.
  • Class notes.

How are these classes different from the Express classes?

  1. You get a one-one private consultation with the Educator after completing 2 sessions if needed.
  2. Hypnobirthing topic and using tools to prepare during pregnancy and for labor.
  3. There are more practicals / activities in the full birth classes hence more FUN!
  4. More topics / activities are covered in the full birth classes.
  5. You get to meet like minded couples !
  6. Time allotted for questions and discussions.

When is the ideal time to come in the classes?

Ideally come in during your early 3rd trimester.

These are the dates for our upcoming group birth classes:

November 2018 : 4th November & 11th November – FULL

December 2018 : 2nd & 9th December – FULL

January 2019 : 6th January & 13 January – FULL

February 2019 : 7th February & 24 February – AVAILABLE

March 2019 : 3rd March & 10 March – AVAILABLE

Note : There is no fee deposit needed to book a class. Just COURTESY in letting us know in advance if you are unable to make it. This makes planning easy on our side.

Wallahu Khairul maa kiriin, Allah is the best of planners.