hui katoa

the mind, body, spirit journey of parenthood

Holistic childbirth education classes run for 7 consecutive weeks at Russell Keown House (1 Knights Rd, Lower Hutt) providing evidence-based, supportive resources to expectant families of Wellington, who are looking for a holistic approach to pregnancy, birth and beyond.
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What will you learn?

  • PREGNANCY

    - Nutrition in pregnancy. - Warning signs. - Pregnancy anatomy and understanding your changing body.

  • LABOUR & BIRTH

    - How labour 'may' look - Understanding labour surges - Positions for labour & birth - Medical pain relief - Complications - The role of your support team

  • POSTPARTUM

    - Postpartum self-care & what to expect - The fourth trimester - Transition to motherhood emotionally & spiritually - Postpartum nutrition - Postnatal depression & baby blues

  • THE ROLE OF YOUR PARTNER

    - support during labour & birth - couples communication - How to create a positive attachment with baby - Understanding rights and advocacy - Attachment/responsive parenting - Transition to parenthood

  • NEWBORN

    - The golden hour - Caring for baby - Breastfeeding & feeding alternatives - Dressing baby - Cloth nappies - Baby-wearing - Safe Co-sleeping - Understanding NORMAL infant sleep - Newborn tests & checks

  • MIND POWER

    - Understanding the power of your mind - Understanding fear - How your environment affects labour - Natural pain management - Informed consent - Hormones - Unexpected outcomes

Want to join one of our classes?

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BONUS CONTENT

IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO THIS ONLINE

  • Antenatal Hand Expressing Tutorial

  • Newborn Sleep and Settling Guide

  • Positions for Labor and Birth

  • Postpartum Yoga Asana

  • Nutrition in Pregnancy eBook

  • Guided Pregnancy Meditation

  • 40 Empowering Pregnancy and Birth Affirmations