About the Birth to Baby Online Course
Birth to Baby is a self directed programme that prepares you to be fit to birth and recover quickly in the postnatal period. It is most valuable from 30 weeks gestation in your pregnancy.
Beautifully shot videos that contain educational and exercise material aimed at increasing your fitness to birth and quickly improve the look and feel of your postnatal body.
- Simple effective exercises.
- Mental, emotional, and physical preparation for the birthing olympics
- Increasing your confidence to birth.
- Reduce fear of birthing and increase confidence.
- Improve aches and pains
- Increase hip flexibility to birth
- Perineal massage tips
- Education around making informed decisions during birthing
- Pregnancy fitness
- Nutrition in pregnancy
- Preparation for c-section
- Moving appropriately and with confidence
- Pelvic floor rehabilitation
- Tummy rehabilitation
- Nutrition for postnatal healing
- What to eat to improve your tummy
- Weight loss
- Mental and emotional support
- Progressive exercises that you can do when it suits you
- Diastasis checks in the postnatal period
- Pelvic floor exercise
- Managing mental health
- Warning signs and when to seek referral
- C-section recovery
- Returning to mainstream fitness
- How to lift safely post birth
- Education around prolapse
- The importance of support systems
Before purchasing a swissball please watch the welcome video after purchasing the programme to ensure you buy the right size.
Click here to read more about the course and what I wished I had known before I undertook my birth experience and postnatal recovery.
You must receive Clearance from your GP or midwife before starting this programme.
The following conditions are contraindications for exercise:
- Significant heart disease
- Significant lung disease
- Incompetent Cervix
- Multiple gestation at risk of premature labour
- Persistent spotting or bleeding or placenta praaevia
- Premature labour
- Ruptured membranes
- Uncontrolled Type 1 diabetes or gestational diabetes
- Evidence of intrauterine growth restriction
- Pregnancy-induced Hypertension or pre-eclampsia
- Uncontrolled epileptic fits/seizures