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Pathway To Parenting

Pathway to Parenting Session 3

Welcome to Session 3 of Pathway to Parenting. During the session you can pause at any time to take part in an activity or watch a video clip.

This session will cover

  • Feeling prepared for labour.
  • Labour, surges and positions for labour.
  • When nature needs a helping hand.
  • Pain relief options for your labour.
  • The importance of your birthing partner’s role.
  • The first few hours after your baby is born.


Did You Know?

You can contact your community midwife using the number given at your booking appointment. They will be able to answer any questions you may have throughout your pregnancy. 

For queries regarding early labour, please contact your local maternity unit;

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

  • Delivery Suite  - 01603 287329
  • Midwifery Led Birthing Unit (MLBU) - 01603 288260

James Paget Hospital Great Yarmouth

  • Delivery Suite  - 01493 452190
  • Dolphin Suite - 01493 453190

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn

  • Central Delivery Suite  - 01553 613720
  • Waterlily Birth Centre - 01553 214635

If you are having a planned homebirth the midwife will have provided you with the necessary contact details to use when you go into labour.


Helpful Videos

Watch these videos to support your learning.

Session 4 will cover

  • Safe sleeping advice.
  • Bathing your baby.
  • Spotting when your baby is ill.
  • Health and Wellbeing of parents.

Go to session 4


We Need Your Help!

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We are planning to develop and refresh the online course and your feedback will help us get it right for you and other families.

The survey is quick and anonymous. It would be great to get as many responses as possible.

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