You are about to enter the totally new and wondrous world of parenthood…, which can be exciting, and challenging. Educating yourselves with caring, on-going guidance and assistance can go a long way in boosting your confidence and dispelling many myths and concerns.
We encourage you and your husband as first time parents, to come to us and learn all you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth and baby care, so that both of you can be hands-on with confidence. During childbirth, your husband can be the most effective birth partner you could wish for!
Colombo’s most practical and informative pre-birth course and post-birth body re-shaping program is run by UK qualified midwifery sister Mrs. Mohanie Ahangama. When it comes to you and your baby's health and well being it is priceless to learn from the best.
Mohanie Ahangama has dedicated her professional life to the health and well-being of women and in supporting parents, pre and post-birth. Having received her qualifications, she also gained experience while working as a Nursing Sister, Midwifery Sister and Health Visitor for over 20 years in the UK.
S.R.N., S.C.M., TEACHING, N.D.N., H.V. CERT (UK), DIP CHILD PSYCHOLOGY, FITNESS FOR INDUSTRY U.K., FITNESS & NUTRITION ICS USA.
What We Offer
PRE BIRTH COURSES
This comprehensive 3 part course, is designed to help women understand how they are truly made for birthing, to trust the process and to elicit profound growth in self confidence as they prepare for this momentous experience. It also empowers the birth partner by giving them knowledge regarding the birth process and confidence in their role as partner and support.
The Course will cover the latest practices in birthing, breast feeding, baby care and bonding. You will be taught to recognise baby cues and understand the needs and learning skills of your new born. Information packs with the latest research will gifted to consolidate your knowledge.
Session 1 - BIRTH (3 hour duration)
Empowering Mum and Dad to cope with the experience of natural birth.
What to expect from the professional support staff and the hospital
Informed choices regarding the different birthing strategies, pain relief and recovery.
Extra Recap session - 1 month prior to birth for Mum and Dad to prepare for the commencement of labour ( 1 Hour)
Session 2 - BREAST FEEDING (3 hour duration)
Specially for Mum to learn techniques for successful breastfeeding with the support of a knowledgeable dad.
Self-care for Mum in preparation for breast feeding.
Session 3 - BABY CARE (3 hour duration)
All you need to know about handling, setting patterns of behaviour, protecting and taking care of your new born baby.
Special attention given to sleeping strategies for baby.
Pen drive with the following informative audio and video files to consolidate your knowledge:
Available for Rs. 1000/= on request
For baby's intellectual development (Audio)
Method of deep relaxation for mother for birth and breastfeeding (Audio)
Child Development and Bathing Baby (Video)
OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES FOR PARENTS TO BE
SUPPORT WHEN NEEDED
When you register with us for the Pre Birth Courses - you can contact Mrs. Ahangama for advice on matters relating to mother and baby during pregnancy and after the birth, at no extra charge.
YOGA FOR PREGNANCY
Pregnancy Yoga classes conducted and designed with safety and care, by UK trained yoga teacher, Serena Burgess who has 20 years experience. Classes are held at The Om Space.
BREASTFEEDING CONSULTATION (By Appointment)
Mothers requiring post-birth breast feeding support in the convenience of their own home can be visited by Mrs Ahangama or can have a consultation at the Om Space.
TUMMY MASSAGE FOR MUM (By Appointment)
As most mothers are concerned with getting their body shape back after birth Mrs. Ahangama offers a deep tissue tummy massage to re-activate the tummy muscles to assist during the recovery period.
POSTNATAL EXERCISE PROGRAM
To reshape your body and reduce excess weight (One Free post birth Class)