"Little Miracles" Antenatal Classes

All classes and courses are facilitated by Midwife and Lactation Consultant Liselotte Hill

Choose Antenatal Classes that suit your needs and lifestyle:

Antenatal Group Classes

The group classes will be able to resume in the Glenview Hotel in Oct. 2020, however, in view of everyone's health and safety, strict safety, and hygiene procedures will be in order. These procedures will depend on the COVID-19 situation at the time of the scheduled class and I will inform you closer to the date.  Groups will be kept small to a limit of 6 couples to be able to accommodate appropriate social distancing between the couples.

Dates for the next classes:

September class: Sat. 26-09-2020 (Liselotte's house, Max. 2 couples for this class)

October class: Sat. 24-10-2020 (Glenview Hotel)

December class: Sat. 05-12-2020 (Glenview Hotel)

Hotel classes: €150 / couple, including backup email, a download link to the handbook, tea/coffee & biscuits, %10 discount on my postnatal classes and services. 

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class

During the antenatal breastfeeding class, we focus on the early days of breastfeeding, how breastfeeding works, what's normal and what's not, what to expect, and what you can do to help breastfeeding go well for you and your baby. At present this 90 min. breastfeeding class is only available via an online ZOOM class. Costs €20 including backup email and 15 min. video call when your baby is born. From September onwards these classes may take place again in an actual group setting. Venue to be confirmed.

Dates for the next classes:

Fri. 11-09-2020 @ 19.00h

Fri. 09-10-2020 @ 19.00h

Fri. 06-11-2020 @ 19.00h

Fri. 11-12-2020 @ 19.00h

Private One-to-One Classes

Private one-to-one Antenatal Classes are available for people living in South Dublin - North Wicklow area. These classes are ideal if you prefer to have a quiet, one-to-one class in the comfort of your own home, at a time suitable for you. Occasionally, private classes can take place in my house. Classes can be combined and tailored to your own needs. Discounts are available if you are booking a combination of 2 sessions or more. One antenatal session takes 90 min.

At present, my private antenatal classes are available both via a one-to-one online ZOOM class and in-person.

Choose from:

  • Early Pregnancy Class (1 session): information on healthy life during pregnancy and maternity care options explained. Ideal for those who are not sure what system to chose or where to have your baby

  • Labour, Birth & Baby Course (3 sessions) Same program as provided in One Day Antenatal Group Class but on a one-to-one basis and spread over 3 sessions. For the full program, see above.

  • Antenatal Breastfeeding Class (1 session) how breastfeeding works, what you can do to help breastfeeding start off smoothly for you and your baby and what to expect in the early days.

  • Refresher Antenatal Class (1 session)

  • Expecting Twins or More (1or 2 sessions)

  • Elective C-section class (1 or 2 sessions)

  • VBAC class (1 or 2 sessions) Vaginal Birth After previous C-section

  • "Bringing Baby Home" Class (1 session) life with a newborn baby and your postnatal recovery.

  • "Ask The Midwife" (1 session) no specific program, you just line up your questions and ask away... 

Costs of Private One-to-One Antenatal Classes:

-ZOOM Class €80 / 90 min. session including backup email and 15 min. postnatal support video call if required.

-Home Visit: 

Local Area:  Greystones, Delgany, Kilpedder, Kilcoole, Kilquade, Kilmacanogue, Newtownmountkenedy

€120 per session

Outside Area: South Dublin - Bray & North Wicklow €130 per session

Note: Discounts are available if you book more then one session. If you wish to book a complete antenatal one-to-one course (same program to one-day antenatal group course) you will need to book 3 private one-to-one sessions. Costs including a discount for booking 3 sessions: €300 for local area, €320 for outside area.

Why choose "Little Miracles" Antenatal Classes?

My antenatal classes are designed to both inform and empower you and your birth partner throughout the process of labour, birth and beyond. My aim is to help you gain confidence in your body and your natural ability to give birth to your beautiful baby.You will be given plenty of tips and advice so that you and your birth partner can relax and look forward to this very special journey into parenthood.

Topics covered in Labour, Birth & Baby Classes:

 

*Healthy life in late pregnancy

*Preparation for labour, birth and beyond

*Physiology of labour and birth

*First signs of labour and what to do next, when to go to hospital or call your Midwife

*Coping methods and pain relief (natural and medical)

*Birth of your baby and first moments with your baby

*Breastfeeding basics

*your immediate postnatal recovery

*Tips and advice for birthing partners

*Practical exercises: use of birthing ball, labour ease methods, breathing techniques, positions for labour and birth, pelvic floor exercises

I use slide show and video material during classes and there is plenty of time for chats and questions. Back-up information is provided by email and you will get a download link to my antenatal course ebook.

This program is available as a one-day antenatal group class or over 3 private one-to-one sessions.

Did You Know:

*YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND FROM YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDER. PLEASE CHECK YOUR POLICY.


*PREGNANT MOTHERS ARE ENTITLED TO TAKE PAID TIME OFF WORK TO ATTEND ONE SET OF ANTENATAL CLASSES. THIS IS A ONCE-OFF RIGHT WHICH COVERS ALL PREGNANCIES WHILE IN EMPLOYMENT.

for more info see: www.citizensinformation.ie

Testimomials

Lisolette is such a lovely warm person who inspired confidence in me. Baby number 1 is so daunting and I knew very little about the birth process but Lisolette went through all options and the process and I feel calmer knowing what to expect. Her class is so personable and I loved that approach. Thank you so much

ANNA VANBECK

Excellent, would highly recommended this one day course, handy to get everything done in a day, very informative and helpful! Liselotte is very calming, has answers and info to any questions you may have and puts your mind at ease. Thank you Liselotte for a great day!

MARY D'HAVEE

Really informative class in a relaxed setting. Highly recommended.

Very clear and concise. Good balance of argument for natural vs assisted birth methods

MARK O'BRIEN

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