The Family Zone’s antenatal classes take into account the pace of modern life. Their years of experience and expertise are combined into a very convenient, and interactive course, for busy expectant parents. The Family Zone provide Fast Track Antenatal Classes which comprise a concise, 3×2-hour course, but also Private Classes, which are delivered in your own space and tailored to your specific needs. The Fast Track Antenatal course is run by Dr. Michelle Ng. The course was originally designed by Yvonne Heavyside but, following her retirement, Yvonne has passed The Family Zone to Dr. Ng a British-born mum and UK-qualified medical doctor.
This 6 Hour Course is held over 3 Weeknights and covers:
– The later stages of pregnancy
– How to know you are in labor: stages and signs of labor
– When to go to the hospital
– Delivery: pain relief, skills for labor, induction of labor, caesarian section and more
– The appearance of a newborn
– Feeding your baby
– Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome
Classes are held from 7pm – 9pm and the price is HK$1,480 per couple.
The Breakdown of Topics:
Week 1 – Normal vaginal delivery, stages of labor, and when to go to the hospital.
Week 2 – Pain management including epidurals; breathing; assisted delivery and induction; caesarian section.
Week 3 – Bonding with the baby; the appearance of a newborn, breastfeeding; prevention of SIDS; and postnatal depression.
Whatever your needs and worries, these sessions cover all you need to know and provide an open and interactive opportunity to ask questions.
Busy parents-to-be who are looking for all they need to know in a busy life.