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Prenatal Class Introduction

This class is specifically tailored to "Parents To Be", for understanding the physical and physiological changes during pregnancy and labour. It also provides knowledge and understanding of postnatal care with emphasis on breastfeeding and newborn care.

Pregnant women are advised to attend session one as soon as possible. Becoming familiar with the prenatal care material will provide maximum benefit throughout the pregnancy.

Sessions two to six are held in five consecutive weeks, with weekly four hours session.

Session One

Prenatal Care

  • Preparation for Pregnancy
  • Importance of Prenatal Check ups and various Investigations
  • Adaptation to Emotional and Physiological Changes of Pregnancy
  • Personal Hygiene in Pregnancy
  • Prevention of Stretch Marks
  • Proper Posture and Prevention of Backache
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Prenatal Exercises
  • Practice of Relaxation Techniques

Please click here for the latest Course Material for Session One.

Session Two to Six


  • Signs and Symptoms of Labour
  • Hospital Admission
  • List of things to bring into Hospital
  • Coping with different Stages of Labour
  • Breathing Technique during Labour
  • Practice of Pushing Position
  • Husband’s Role during Labour

Medical Intervention & Postnatal Care

  • Epidural Anaesthesia and other Pain Relief Methods
  • Forceps and Vacuum Delivery
  • Caesarean Section
  • Induction
  • Postnatal Care and Hygiene
  • Postnatal Exercises


  • Advantages of Breastfeeding (Video)
  • Risks of Artificial Feeding
  • Breastfeeding and Work
  • Milk Expression and Storage of Human Milk
  • Breastfeeding Aids & Accessories
  • Weaning

Breastfeeding Techniques

  • Establishing Breastfeeding in early days
  • Proper Latch On
  • Breastfeeding Techniques updates
  • Correct methods for supplements if necessary
  • Management of Baby Jaundice
  • Breastfeeding Problems Prevention and Management
  • Demonstration of correct feeding position
  • New Born Self-latching (video)

New Baby Care

  • Sterilization of Bottles
  • Bottle Feeding
  • Introduction of Solid Food
  • Baby Bathing & Hygiene
  • New Baby Care Basic
  • Baby Safety
  • How to co-operate with Pediatrician to take care of young babies (by a Pediatrician)
  • Class Summary

Please click here for the latest Course Material for Session two to six.