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NURTURE Postnatal

For mothers and their infants aged between 3 weeks and 4 months old.

A 2- hour workshop delivered across 5 consecutive weeks.

Facilitated by Karen Ditchfield

£100 Including continued personal support by Karen Ditchfield via email or telephone contact throughout the 5 week course).

OVERVIEW

WEEK ONE:

THEME: A Reflection on Birth

EXPLORATION: The Labour and Birth Experience

ACTIVITY: Birth Art

RESTORING BALANCE: Belly breathing


WEEK TWO:

THEME: The Good Enough Mother

EXPLORATION: Motherhood and our crtical voice

ACTIVITY: BFF Myself/Positive Affirmations

RESTORING BALANCE: Guided Meditation.


WEEK THREE

THEME: Infant Capabilities

EXPLORATION: Infant Communication and Behaviour

ACTIVITY: Social Cue Cards/ My Baby's Cues

RESTORING BALANCE: Relaxation exercise

WEEK FOUR

THEME: The Crying Baby

EXPLORATION: Understanding Crying/Soothing and Settling Techniques/Voice/Gaze/Touch

ACTIVITY: Introduction to Infant Massage- Colic Routine

RESTORING BALANCE: Breathing Exercise

WEEK FIVE

THEME: Tribe

EXPLORATION: The Importance of Community and Belonging

ACTIVITY: Kindness Cards and Group Reflection

RESTORING BALANCE: Balloon Trip Meditation