Complementary birth believes that
every woman has the right to experience a positive pregnancy, labour and birth.
An empowered birth can have long lasting positive physical and psychological
health benefits for child bearing women and their families.
We also believe that each woman
should be treated as an individual, which is why we offer tailor made packages
to meet individual needs.
Complementary birth acknowledges the
importance of antenatal
preparation and education in order to adequately prepare you for labour,
birth and becoming a parent.
Courses start as early as
prior to conception. These
classes will help to promote optimal health and wellbeing in order to increase
your chances of becoming pregnant. Other classes throughout your pregnancy will
enable you to maintain a healthy pregnancy, and give you information in order
to assist you making choices and decisions about your labour and birth
preferences. Our dedicated Parent Education programme focuses on labour and
birth, and how to maximise the chances of having a normal, unassisted, positive
birth experience. Courses include practical elements including teaching
and other ways to help you manage your labour and birth. You can undertake
classes as part of a group workshop, or privately in your own home. It is up to