ABOUT THIS EVENT:
Circles of Women event:
Navigating your choices to help keep birth normal: Exploring tests, treatments and interventions in pregnancy and birth.
This evening is a comfortable and relaxed night where we can dive into the testing, screening, treatments and options in pregnancy, labour and with a newborn.
Come and demystify common tests, screening and medical procedures commonly offered in pregnancy and birth and discover what options you have and how they might impact on your experience, building confidence in yourself and your decisions.
COME ALONG IF YOU ARE WONDERING:
- What tests are common in pregnancy?
- I want to understand negative blood groups, diabetes screening, anaemia screening.
- How can i get the best information to make decisions about interventions?
- How can I avoid a caesarean?
- What is the big deal about epidurals?
- What do I need to know and do to increase my chances of a normal birth?
- Bring your own questions too!
WHO IS IT FOR?
This event is for women with an interest in pregnancy and birth and newborns. This is focused on the needs of expecting mums. Female support people, friends and doulas are welcome to attend.
- Understand the cascade of interventions
- Because you are wondering what the heck is the big deal with interventions anyway.
- Talk, discuss and process what is being offered to you, and the decisions you are making about your care and your baby's care.
- Discuss questions and worries you have around giving birth with interventions
- Breathe a sigh of relief when others share insights and concerns that feel familiar
- Are you freaking out? Seriously beat that anxiety when we demystify the whole thing.
WHAT ARE THE DETAILS:
Feel free to bring snacks and anything to help you feel comfortable. Babies welcome.
Looking for other dates and locations?
Just call on 0490 045 416 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
This Circles of Women event brings together pregnant mums with childbirth educators in addition to health professionals and therapists. Each of these events has a topic to start the conversation. Where the conversation ends is up to you