More MAMA Classes
There are many more parent education classes available at MAMA. These are just a few examples of classes that our MAMABirth families also commonly join!
Newborn & Child
In this workshop you will learn first aid basics for common illnesses and injuries of childhood including burns, choking, CPR, breathing difficulties, seizures and anaphylaxis.
There will be some practical components to the workshop, and participants will walk away with some handy materials and tips for handling emergencies in the home.
Pre-crawling babies are welcome to attend!
Available in Kensington, Hampton, Warragul, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast
Fourth Trimester Workshop
In this workshop you will learn
What is normal in newborn sleep
Development in the first 12 weeks
Learning how your baby communicates
Recreating the womb: Settling strategies
Building your relationship with your baby
Expectations of parenthood and breastfeeding
Matrescence + Patrescence
Emotional changes: Adjustment, the “baby blues” + more
Relationships and intimacy
Creating a village
Tips for visitors
Coping with stress
Available in Kensington & coming to more locations soon!
Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop
Our breastfeeding education class is facilitated by one of MAMA’s lactation consultants and held over two hours in an intimate group of a maximum of 5 pregnant women (plus one support person per woman is highly recommended) .
The class will cover the following topics:
Breasts & hormones
Skin-to-skin and the first breastfeed
Positioning and attachment
Signs of adequate intake
Bottles & breast pumps
Common challenges and troubleshooting
Plus, there will be time for questions, and you go home with helpful handouts for future reference.