Mindful Beginnings Antenatal Courses – Melbourne

A 4-session antenatal course in Brunswick, Melbourne

The Mindful Beginnings Antenatal Course is a 4-week course for the pregnant woman and her birthing partner.

The course provides participants with core skills around pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting. It also equips participants with a strong foundation in mindfulness practice, which has many applications during this period and provides benefits beyond the birth of your baby.

Topics covered include:

  • How to bond with your baby during pregnancy
  • How to develop a daily mindfulness practice to support yourself through change
  • Easy and effective breathing practices to ground, focus and conserve energy in labour
  • Using the mind of enable relaxation and softening during labour
  • How to bravely meet physical and mental challenges that arise during pregnancy and labour such as stress, fatigue, anxiety and fear
  • The essential tools for pain management
  • Birth partner guidance
  • Protecting your relationship
  • Self care and wellbeing after childbirth
  • Fostering secure attachment with your child
  • Cultivating self-compassion throughout your journey
The early bird fee for this course is $420. The birthing partner attends for free. Rebates are available to those with a relevant mental health care plan or private health insurance.

Groups are facilitated by Dr Adrienne Brown, Clinical Psychologist, and co-facilitated with a midwife.

All courses are run at My Midwives, 31 Weston Street, Brunswick.

The next course will run on Saturday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th November, 10am-1pm.

To make an enquiry about the Mindful Beginnings Antenatal Course, please phone 0406 384 130 or contact us.

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