A comprehensive workshop series for expectant parents designed to ensure you have all the education, tools and support you could need as you prepare confidently for your upcoming birth and the early days of caring for your new baby.
Daisy Parent workshops are for expectant mums and their co-parent, are suitable to attend from 30 weeks pregnant right up until baby’s birth, and are adapted to suit all pregnancy related conditions, birth plans and parenting choices with ease.
This is for the Baby/Postnatal Workshop (priced at £85 for 2 sessions) which will cover the following over 2 x 2.5-hour sessions – please get in touch to discuss date options. These workshops tend to run as one to one sessions online currently.
- Recovering from birth
- Active bonding
- The 4th trimester baby and mum
- Bathing, dressing and nappy changing
- Holding, winding, crying and colic
- Calming and soothing techniques
- Baby sleep
- Baby Safety
From the point you see that little blue line you are already starting the process of thinking about what parenting choices you will make such as dummy or no dummy, sling or buggy, nappy or re-usable and routine or baby-led. We share unbiased education and facilitate discussions on all parenting options so that you can start to plan, shop and prepare for baby’s arrival. As no preference is favoured you will have the ability to explore new and old ideas to see what feels right for you and your baby. By exploring and learning about all parenting choices you will have the confidence to be able to be flexible and adapt at any given time. As we know, what works for one baby may not work for another – so learning different methods will allow you to be able to adapt your style to meet your changing baby’s needs.
We will guide you through practical baby care activities including topping and tailing, nappy changing, bathing and dressing using all the up to date recommendations. You will see in action practical demonstrations with the opportunity for you both to join in if you wish and if possible depending on the format – if online you are welcome to bring your own props to the session and we can discuss how to use them. Not only will you learn the ‘how to’ along with any alternate options available but also the hints, tips and education behind the methods.
From understanding your baby care choices you can navigate through the myriad of products, clothing, gadgets and equipment which can be overwhelming when planning for baby’s early days.
Baby safety covers many topics from an accident prevention perspective (we like to help you avoid them happening in the 1st place!). During your workshop you will also learn about safe sleeping guidelines, sterilising methods and product safety/quality mark awareness.
We will share a wonderful repertoire of calming and soothing techniques, which will help you lay the foundations for a happy and contented baby. With learning positive connection techniques and understanding your baby’s cues you will gain a confidence in your own ability to respond to your baby’s needs long before they become distressed.
We will cover methods of calming which meets baby’s senses and needs, allowing you to find the methods that are right for you and baby in any given moment. You will find these new skills valuable perhaps during evening bouts of colic, comforting fussy babies or to ease the impact of cluster feeding. They will often become firm favorites at bedtime as you help to ease your baby off to sleep. You will learn how to re-create the rhythm, noise, comfort and security of the womb for baby, helping them in their transition from womb to room.