Antenatal Classes

  Pregnant mothers, child birth and baby care  

About Us

We are dedicated, experienced midwife managers practising in the clinical, teaching and counselling areas of nursing, midwifery and paediatrics for over 20 years. We currently work in a renowned Dublin maternity hospital. Our area of expertise is Parent Education providing up to date professional antenatal classes with guidance and advice on pregnancy, breathing techniques, birth, baby care and feeding choices. We featured on TV3's Ireland AM as maternity advisers and have written numerous articles for health magazines.

Expecting a baby is a very special time in your life. We are very aware and sensitive to the needs of future parents and their babies and this is reflected in our antenatal class.


Our Classes

The primary aim of our Antenatal Class is to make available a high quality day session in a pleasant atmosphere which will enable prospective mothers prepare for labour, birth and the future demands of parenthood. A father/partner today shares in the joys of pregnancy, childbirth and child rearing. Our class will help them understand the physical and emotional changes their partner will undergo and prepare them for their own role. We will update enhance and develop your own knowledge and you will leave us feeling very confident.


Class Topics Include:



     Exercise Routine
     Posture and back care
     Pelvic floor exercises
     Breathing and Relaxation Techniques
     Process of labour and birth
     Pain relief and coping skills
     Positions for Labour and delivery
     Other delivery methods
     Birth Plan


     Bathing baby and daily care
     Breast and Bottle Feeding
     Early days at home
     Adjusting to parenthood
     Father's / Partner's role
     First Aid
     Relationship and family planning
     Baby massage
     Postnatal depression
     Practical and visual demonstrations
     Information pack


The complete one day class is recommended for most first time parents. The afternoon session of our one-day class will meet the needs of those who only require information on baby care, feeding, and related topics.

The morning session will meet the needs of couples who have had a baby and wish to refresh on labour and delivery.

Individual class also available.


Class Sizes:

Our small class size is to facilitate practical floor work including breathing and relaxation techniques, positions for labour and delivery and pelvic floor exercises. This is unique to our class.

We recommend attending our one day class between 28 to 36 weeks pregnancy.

We know you will benefit from our class as with knowledge, practical advice and sensible notes of caution will come the confidence to enjoy your pregnancy and birth of your baby in good health with a positive state of mind.


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Class Venue
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown

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Areas covered
Dublin, Meath, Kildare & Wicklow
Upcoming class dates 2014
  Next classes :
  Class Day : Saturday
Contact Details


Carmel Kearns:
087 903 9255

Margaret Merrigan-Feenan:
086 339 2155

(01) 493 52 32



We know you will enjoy and
benefit from our Antenatal Classes.


Pregnancy, labour, delivery/birth and parenthood






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