Birth Preparation Workshops/ Antenatal Classes

Rebecca can offer tailored one-to-one birth preparation sessions in the comfort of your own home. Each session lasts approx 2 hours.

Alternatively, Rebecca is also collaborating with Doulas of Kew to bring you- group antenatal workshops.


Birth Preparation Workshop (group session)

Passionate birth professionals, Midwife Rebecca and Doula Tama, have teamed up to support parents on their birth journeys. Between them they have over 15 years of pregnancy, birth, postnatal and early years’ experience. They both actively support birthing women and their families across London. 

This workshop has been designed to ensure you and your birth partner will be well informed, excited and ready to welcome your babies. Tama and Rebecca will draw on their first-hand experience and provide the latest practical information in a warm and engaging environment. 

JUNE 1st in Chiswick- Birth Preparation Workshop.

This workshop is for you and your birth partner from 30-37 weeks of pregnancy.

Get in touch to begin your birth journey! 



Private sessions:

Labour care

Tailored to the client's situation and needs labour care is split into two sessions each lasting 2 hours and includes writing of a Birth Plan:

  • Difference between early labour and established labour
  • Signs of labour
  • Stages of labour
  • When to call your midwife or go into hospital
  • Breathing exercises
  • Pain relief: pharmacological and non-pharmacological
  • Optimal position for labour
  • Pregnancy yoga for labour
  • Transition
  • Protecting your perineum
  • Birthing your baby, skin to skin, cord clamping
  • Birthing the placenta
  • What apgar scores mean
  • Unexpected situations
  • Medical intervention
  • Caesarean section - emergency/planned, gentle caesarean, optimal cord clamping, skin to skin, seeding baby's microbiome

Session £180


Coping techniques for labour and birth

This session is 1 hour and will equip you with tools to use during your labour and birth:

  • Breathing for labour and birth
  • Visualisations: golden thread and white feather
  • Massage techniques
  • Yoga for each phase of labour
  • Optimal birth positions for an easier labour
  • Protecting your perineum
  • Essential oils for labour and birth
  • Reflex points on hands and feet
  • Finish off with a guided meditation

2hr Session is £180


Infant feeding

This 2 hour session will help prepare you in advance for when your newborn arrives: 

  • Breastfeeding - physiology of lactation
  • Correct positioning and attachment
  • Signs that baby is feeding well
  • Changing of baby stool colour
  • Weight gain and weight loss in the first week
  • Manual expressing
  • Engorgement and mastitis
  • Bottle feeding - sterilising equipment, formula milk
  • Skin to skin
  • Managing expectations
  • Tongue-tie
  • Jaundice

Session is £100


With Izzy, Tom and baby Anais
With Izzy, Tom and baby Anais


You can book each session separately 

Or the whole course for £600 

Postnatal care for mother

  • Emotional health - hormones, baby blues and postnatal depression
  • Colostrum and milk
  • Healing from stitches
  • Wound care
  • Lochia/bleeding
  • Sleep
  • Postnatal nutrition
  • Recovering from instrumental delivery or caesarean section
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Diastasis recti
  • Birth debriefing, organising a re-birth and/or closing of the bones ceremony

Session is £100


Life with your newborn

How to look after your newborn baby:

  • What to expect during the first week
  • Practical help from family and friends
  • Changing nappies, handling newborn, swaddling, burping
  • What is in the nappy?
  • Cord care
  • Bathing
  • Normal newborn behaviour
  • Basic first aid and CPR
  • When to seek medical help
  • Risks for SIDS

Session is £100


"The content of the sessions was fully researched and enormously helpful, Rebecca answered all questions with expert knowledge and both my husband and I came away much more confident in our understanding of what to expect in the coming months."