Weekly Antenatal Class

PREPARATION AND NUTRITION

  • Types of placenta previa
  • Prenatal exercises
  • Moving around safely
  • Acupoint massage: to aid lactation and reduce leg swelling
  • Communicate with unborn child: a) Touch, b) Talk, c) Music, d) Light
  • Weight gain in pregnancy
  • Nutrition during antenatal and postnatal
  • Supplement: calcium, iron, folic acid
  • TCM approaches (Truth or Myth)

CHILDBIRTH & BREATHING TECHNIQUES

  • Growth of foetus
  • Breathing technique
  • Shapes of the pelvis
  • Pelvic floor exercises: Rapid muscle exercise, Kegel exercise
  • Various breech positions
  • Signs and symptoms of labour
  • Foetal monitoring: reactive heart rate, early and late deceleration heart rate
  • Stages of labour
  • Mechanisms of labour
  • Positions during labour
  • Pain relief options

FEEDING & BREASTFEEDING

  • Different types of bottles and teats
  • Steps of washing feeding utensils
  • Methods of sterilization: steaming, boiling, dry heat (UV) sterilizer
  • Steps of handwashing
  • Making a formula feed
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Anatomy and physiology of lactation
  • Factors for successful breastfeeding
  • Types of nipples: flat, long, inverted
  • Skin to skin initiative
  • Baby’s hunger cue
  • Suck training
  • Positions of breastfeeding
  • Differentiation of expressed breast milk
  • Factors affecting lactation
  • Breastfeeding problems: sore nipples, plugged ducts, bleb, breast abscess, etc.
  • Management of breast engorgement
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn’s intake and output monitoring
  • Herbs for milk production
  • Breast massage
  • Different methods of feeding: Bottle feeding, cup feeding and syringe feeding
  • Expressed milk storage guidelines

NEWBORN CARE

  • Infant health conditions: Infant regurgitation, infantile colic, skin allergies or rashes
  • Bathing and Spa
  • Umbilical cord care: umbilical cord infection or hernia
  • 5 unique approaches to soothe the baby (5S)
  • Different types of cries: hunger, loneliness, wind, soreness, teething
  • Handling and holding of baby
  • Diaper care: Diaper changing, prevention of diaper rash
  • First aid on infant choking

1-Day Antenatal Crash Course

PREPARATION AND NUTRITION

  • Types of placenta previa
  • Prenatal exercise
  • Moving around safely
  • Communicate with unborn child: a) Touch, b) Talk, c) Music, d) Light
  • Weight gain in pregnancy
  • Nutrition during antenatal and postnatal
  • TCM approaches (Truth or Myth)

CHILDBIRTH & BREATHING TECHNIQUES

  • Growth of foetus
  • Breathing technique
  • Shapes of the pelvis
  • Pelvic floor exercises: Rapid muscle exercise, Kegel exercise
  • Signs and symptoms of labour
  • Stages of labour
  • Mechanisms of labour
  • Positions during labour

FEEDING & BREASTFEEDING

  • Anatomy and physiology of lactation
  • Factors for successful breastfeeding
  • Types of nipples: flat, long, inverted
  • Skin to skin initiative
  • Baby’s hunger cue
  • Suck training
  • Positions of breastfeeding

NEWBORN CARE

  • Infant health conditions: Infant regurgitation, infantile colic, skin allergies or rashes
  • Bathing and Spa
  • Umbilical cord care: umbilical cord infection or hernia
  • 5 unique approaches to soothe the baby (5S)
  • Different types of cries: hunger, loneliness, wind, soreness, teething
  • Handling and holding of baby
  • Diaper care: Diaper changing, prevention of diaper rash
  • First aid on infant choking
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