Mindful Beginnings Antenatal Courses – Melbourne

This course is not running in 2021.

A one-day one-to-one antenatal course

The Mindful Beginnings Antenatal Course is a 1-day course for the pregnant woman and her birthing partner.

The course provides participants with core skills around pregnancy and childbirth. 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 cultivate mindfulness
  • Power of the breath in labour
  • Sitting with uncertainty
  • Coping with tress, fatigue, anxiety and fear
  • Mindfulness for pain management
  • Bonding with your baby during pregnancy
  • Coping with unmet expectations
  • Self-compassion

The cost of this course is $595. 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.


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