Leading Antenatal Classes

2nd Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9780750649841

Description

The reader is provided with the tools to identify and meet parents' needs in ways that maintain interest, enthusiasm and that foster the parents' learning and their confidence in their own ability to give birth and care for their child.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Acknowledgements, Introduction, The changes that pregnancy brings, Meeting the needs of expectant parents, How people learn, Being a class leader, The first class, Giving information, Leading discussion, Teaching aids, Active learning, Teaching physical skills, Relaxation and breathing awareness, Positions, massage and exercise, Meeting the needs of fathers, Sensitive topics, Preparing for life after birth, Planning a course, Meeting different needs, Shared course leadership, Difficult behaviours, Evaluating your classes, Professional development and support, Initiating change, Useful addresses.

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Books for Midwives
Print ISBN:
9780750649841

About the authors

Judith Schott

Affiliations and Expertise

PROSPECT Trainer, writer and researcher on health issues, London, UK

Judy Priest

Affiliations and Expertise

Training Advisor, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK