sensitive midwifery postnatal course

black friday special offer – SAVE 60%

Holistic postnatal mother and baby hospital and home care, breastfeeding support, and risk detection and management (from six hours to six weeks post-birth)

Holistic clinic and independent practice education, support and care of the mother and baby (from six weeks to six months post-birth)

  • Black Friday Special Offer - SAVE 60%
    R0.00

You can do the course at your own pace and in your own time. There are no assignments and you will not receive certification for completing this course, but be ready to get fresh wind in your midwifery sails!

This course is part of the Certified Sensitive Midwife Course. If you want to become a Certified Sensitive Midwife, we highly recommend you do the full Course, which contains live Q&A’s and Zoom sessions, tests and assignments. Find out more…

Module 4

Holistic postnatal mother and baby hospital and home care, breastfeeding support, and risk detection and management (from six hours to six weeks post-birth)

Session One

  • Evidence-based harnessing of mother and infant physiology for best outcomes
  • How to achieve, and the outcomes of, natural postnatal care
  • Successful breastfeeding start-up

Session Two

  • Surprising things about newborns that mothers need to know
  • Physiological jaundice – midwifery and clinical care
  • Best evidence-based care of newborn skin and treatment tips for common ailments

Session Three

  • Emotional and physical development and needs of babies
  • Understanding baby sleep
  • Understanding a baby’s digestive system
  • Understanding and midwifery management of hiccups, colic and reflux
  • A six-week plan to help the new mother and baby

Session Four

  • Unexpected postnatal maternal phenomena
  • Improving maternal recovery and bonding after C-section
  • Midwifery understanding of, and support for, the mother with early ‘baby blues’

Module 5

Holistic clinic and independent practice education, support and care of the mother and baby (from six weeks to six months post-birth)

Session One

  • Understanding how midwifery care in this period impacts the future
  • Development of Baby from six weeks to six months
  • Baby sleep patterns, problems and solutions in this period

Session Two

  • Midwifery advice for common digestive disorders like gastric-oesophageal reflux, constipation, diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Evaluating and treating excess mucus in babies
  • Skin conditions and successful solutions

Session Three

  • Dealing well with teething troubles
  • Continued breastfeeding (exclusive breastfeeding for six months; frequent and night breastfeeding; weaning a baby)
  • Understanding and supporting adjustment to motherhood

Session Four

  • Understanding family dynamics and couple relationship challenges
  • Risk detection in the period from six weeks to six months (baby weight gain; assessing individual wellbeing; detecting shaken baby syndrome)
  • Understanding tactile defensiveness and baby massage

sensitive midwifery postnatal course

black friday special offer – SAVE 60%

Holistic postnatal mother and baby hospital and home care, breastfeeding support, and risk detection and management (from six hours to six weeks post-birth)

Holistic clinic and independent practice education, support and care of the mother and baby (from six weeks to six months post-birth)

  • Black Friday Special Offer - SAVE 60%
    R0.00

You can do the course at your own pace and in your own time. There are no assignments and you will not receive certification for completing this course, but be ready to get fresh wind in your midwifery sails! 

This course is part of the Certified Sensitive Midwife Course. If you want to become a Certified Sensitive Midwife, we highly recommend you do the full Course, which contains live Q&A’s and Zoom sessions, tests and assignments. Find out more…

Module 4

Holistic postnatal mother and baby hospital and home care, breastfeeding support, and risk detection and management (from six hours to six weeks post-birth)

Session One

  • Evidence-based harnessing of mother and infant physiology for best outcomes
  • How to achieve, and the outcomes of, natural postnatal care
  • Successful breastfeeding start-up

Session Two

  • Surprising things about newborns that mothers need to know
  • Physiological jaundice – midwifery and clinical care
  • Best evidence-based care of newborn skin and treatment tips for common ailments

Session Three

  • Emotional and physical development and needs of babies
  • Understanding baby sleep
  • Understanding a baby’s digestive system
  • Understanding and midwifery management of hiccups, colic and reflux
  • A six-week plan to help the new mother and baby

Session Four

  • Unexpected postnatal maternal phenomena
  • Improving maternal recovery and bonding after C-section
  • Midwifery understanding of, and support for, the mother with early ‘baby blues’

Module 5

Holistic clinic and independent practice education, support and care of the mother and baby (from six weeks to six months post-birth)

Session One

  • Understanding how midwifery care in this period impacts the future
  • Development of Baby from six weeks to six months
  • Baby sleep patterns, problems and solutions in this period

Session Two

  • Midwifery advice for common digestive disorders like gastric-oesophageal reflux, constipation, diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Evaluating and treating excess mucus in babies
  • Skin conditions and successful solutions

Session Three

  • Dealing well with teething troubles
  • Continued breastfeeding (exclusive breastfeeding for six months; frequent and night breastfeeding; weaning a baby)
  • Understanding and supporting adjustment to motherhood

Session Four

  • Understanding family dynamics and couple relationship challenges
  • Risk detection in the period from six weeks to six months (baby weight gain; assessing individual wellbeing; detecting shaken baby syndrome)
  • Understanding tactile defensiveness and baby massage