Susan Currie established Birth in the West to provide women and their partners in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne high quality childbirth education. Susan is a Registered Midwife, Certified Childbirth Educator, has undertaken Calmbirth training and also a Registered Hypnotherapist. Susan founded Birth in the West to provide childbirth education to families in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne.
The first three tuesday evenings of each month, from 6-9pm.
Learning Birth Class 1: Pregnancy and the birthing journey
This class explores our expectations of pregnancy and birth and how to best prepare your body and mind for birth. The journey of pregnancy, preparation for the birth and birth are discussed in a variety of settings and contexts. It also includes how our choices and decision making can impact on the birth experience.
Learning Birth Class 2: Birth skills workshop
This class explores the rich tapestry of strategies for managing labour and birth and includes; pain relief, mindfulness, relaxation, the use of water / water birth and bodywork. You will feel confident in tuning in to your body and what it needs by learning strategies that will assist you during labour and birth. Read more …
Learning Birth Class 3: Baby, breastfeeding and the early days of parenting
This class builds on the information in the previous sessions and explores tuning in to your babies needs and the craft of establishing successful breastfeeding in the early days. This class provides lots of information and practical tips to get you started.
Learning Birth is held on the first 3 tuesdays of each month. So far confirmed dates are:
Feb 4, 11 and 18
March 4,11 and 18