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MAMAMOON SCHOOL
BIRTH PREPARATION

Pregnant Woman

ASK YOUR QUESTION TO A MIDWIFE: ALL ABOUT HOMEBIRTH

One of our midwives in Amsterdam, will share with you all about the homebirth:
- how do midwives prepare to support you
- what kind of measurements they can perform,
- what kind of materials they bring with themselves
- what you should think of to prepare / get before
- etc. etc.

All practical information, and more! 

Teacher: Romy

ASK YOUR QUESTION TO A MIDWIFE: ALL ABOUT PAIN RELIEF

One of our midwives in Amsterdam, will share with you all about the pain relief that you may have during labor:
- what to expect at the hospital, birth center or at home
- what are the different kind's of pain medication available
- pros and cons
- etc. etc.

All practical information, and more! 

Teacher: Romy

BIRTH PREP: TEARING - PREPARING THE BIRTH CANAL & TIPS FOR LABOR

One of the recurrent fear the closer we are to our due date is the one of tearing and healing. I collected for you several practices that you can start integrating from week 36 onward together with some herbal and oil remedies next to the most important tips to keep in mind during the last phases of your labor.

Teacher: Ombretta

BIRTH PREP: MATERNITY CARE SYSTEM & INFORMED DECISIONS

Perhaps you are an expat, perhaps it is just a bit unclear how the 'eerste lijns verloskundinge' is organized and what happens when you decide that giving birth in a birth center or an hospital is more appropriate. Maybe you are simply curious to explore your plan B so that you can create your own birth plan with deeper awareness. This class is designed to be interactive: you will receive structured information but you are invited to come in with your “burning questions” of procedures, protocols and self-advocacy.

Teacher: Ombretta

ACUPUNCTURE: HOW TO PREPARE FOR A SHORTER LABOR AND TIPS FOR POSTPARTUM

Did you know that acupuncture treatments during pregnancy focusing on labor preparation can shorten your labor? How does it help? When to start? Is it for everyone? How can we prepare? Join Corinne and find out all about it, plus few handy tips for early postpartum time..

Teacher: Corinne

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BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: HOME VS. HOSPITAL BIRTH

What are the main differences? How to prepare for home delivery vs. hospital birth? Practical information helping you prepare for either of the two!

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

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BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: BIRTH PREFERENCES

What are 'Birth preferences', why we may want to prepare it, what topics to take for discussions with your birthing team, when do we ask for more time/information, when do we need assistance, and more! 

Note: a great class for both partners, as they are the integral part in your birthing team!

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

Pregnant Woman

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: PRACTICES AFTER WEEK 35 THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

Preparing for labor can be many things.. Here we focus on how you can prepare your body, your baby and environment around you to make the experience smoother..

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

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BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: WHAT'S THE BABY'S MOST OPTIMAL POSITION FOR BIRTH

Have you heard of baby's position in your belly? Did you know that there are some positions that can make birthing experience smoother? And did you know that you can help your baby get there while still pregnant?

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

Water Birth

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: WHAT TO DO WHEN THINGS GO 'SOUTH' DURING LABOR

We often prepare for a calm and beautiful birth, but the truth is that sometimes we have those moments of doubt during labor as well.. We will define together those moments, and talk about how to prepare for those as well as good as we can upfront..

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

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BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: YOUR BODY IN LABOR

Understand how your body works during labor, regain the trust in what you already have, and learn how to use it to the most e.g. when managing labor with movement, and when choosing the position for birth

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: WHY TO RELAX IN LABOR

Relaxation and giving birth doesn't always feel right when put in the same sentence. Yet, it's exactly what we should be working towards. Learn why, and find out how to work towards your calm and beautiful birth!

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: YOUR BIRTHING ROOM

Learn everything about how to set up your birthing room, doesn't matter if at home, hospital or in a birthing center. Understand the basics of what helps us to progress during labor, learn some tips and examples and find out what would work for YOU!

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: NATURAL WAYS TO INDUCE LABOR

Did you know that most first babies come late? On average 10 days late? Yet there are protocols that for safety reasons ask us to induce labor when we are 10 days or 2 weeks late, depending on your country.. At the same time we also have ways to help to induce labor naturally - some we can start as early as week 36! 

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika

BIRTH PREP BASED ON HYPNOBIRTHING: THE ROLE OF THE BIRTH PARTNER

We often get this question from our partners: what's their role during birth? What it is that they can do better than a team of birth professionals around us during labor? Or a supportive statement: 'I will do all you aske me to do', but then again - how would you know what they could do to help you during..

 

Join the class by yourself or with your partner, learn about the examples when they can support you and how, and make your own decision afterwards how it could look like for the two of you. 

Teacher: Kasia / Veronika