Childbirth Preparation 

Prepare for Childbirth with our practical and hands-on Antenatal Workshop.

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Your Instructor

This Antenatal Partner Workshop was expertly designed by our Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Deborah Fernandes, MISCP. With over 23 years of experience, Deborah has been teaching and preparing couples in Portugal and for the last 13 years in Ireland, for what is one of the most important days of their lives.

Education is Power!

The main aim of our Birth Preparation Workshop is to educate, prepare you for childbirth and give the necessary support and confidence to couples throughout the pregnancy Journey.

As a mum-to-be, you want to deliver your baby into this world in the safest, most gentle and comfortable way possible.

This workshop will help your birth partner understand their role during your labour and childbirth. This role is very important and if he/she feels confident and well-prepared, you will benefit greatly from his/her help! Deborah will teach your partner how to be present and involved with confidence during your labour.

Recommended from 28 weeks to 32 weeks of your pregnancy, this is a very practical, interactive hands-on Workshop with massage and movement involved.

For any mum-to-be, being physically and emotionally supported by their life partner during their pregnancy period is invaluable.

What will you learn from attending our Physiotherapy Workshop?

Our Pregnancy Partner Physiotherapy Workshop will help you:

  • Understand the Anatomy and Physiology of birth,
  • Understand signs and different stages of labour,
  • Learn how to use Obstetric Tens machine for pain relief during labour,
  • Learn basic pregnancy massage techniques,
  • Learn the best labour positioning and breathing techniques to help you cope with pain,
  • Understand your partner’s supportive role during the pregnancy,
  • Learn simple relaxation techniques to keep you calm and focused during labour,
  • Prepare for the unexpected and Manage your expectations: birthing plan vs birthing outcome.

Workshop details:


Date: 22nd February
Time: 2.30pm
Duration: 2.5h
Total cost: €150 per couple
Location: Kylemore Studio (above Bright Lights)

Minimum 3 Couples & Max 3 Couples


Date: 21st March
Time: 3pm
Duration: 2.5h
Total cost: €150 per couple
Location: Physiofit Woman Wexford, Spawell Road

Min 2 Couples & Max 3 couples

What to Wear
Comfortable t-shirt and tracksuit trousers.

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