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Courses to help prepare for birth

The Clinique des Grangettes offers several courses to help future mothers and their partners prepare for the birth of their child. The classes combine theory and gentle gymnastics, which is the best way to get ready for delivering your baby.

Courses during the week

On weekdays, the Clinique offers sessions of four courses on theory and three on gymnastics.

Schedule and curriculum:

The theory courses take place on Tuesdays from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. (in French).

Theory 1

Course presentation, anatomy, the final part of the pregnancy, when to go to the clinic.

Theory 2

Care during delivery, breathing, dilatation, provocation-stimulation, anaesthesia, caesareans.

Theory 3

Delivers, your stay in the maternity ward, care for mother and child.

Theory 4

Visit to the clinic, feeding the new-born baby (breast-feeding, baby bottle).

The gym courses are held on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The gym course 1 is for future mothers only. Please make sure you have loose-fitting and comfortable clothing. 

Gym 1

Introductory exercises for breathing, for the perineum, positions to prevent backache, activation of the circulatory and lymphatic systems.

Gym 2

Continuation of the exercises, sensitisation of the work of the perineum and the pelvic floor during pregnancy and delivery, relaxation.

Gym 3

Postures and respiration during different stages of the delivery, massages, relaxation.

Price:

CHF 240 (CHF 60 per course)

 

CHF 120 (CHF 40 per course)

 

7 courses (CHF 360)

 

Please register by telephone at 022 / 305 0114.


Weekend courses

The weekend sessions allow couples to spend two days with other future parents and to share their questions and concerns with them about the pending delivery. Theory and practical exercises are offered to both partners.

Schedule and fees:

The courses are held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 noon, and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.

Price:

CHF 350
or CHF 450 (price includes a meal for two people Saturday and Sunday)

Please register by telephone at 022 / 305 0114.

 

Documents : Childbirth classes
Birth preparation courses (week)
15.05.2014


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Birth preparation courses (week-ends)
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Prenatal gymnastic
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When should you go to the grangettes
15.05.2014
Whatever your due date or the reason for coming in for a consultation, remember that the midwives at the Grangettes can answer all your questions or see you in person at any time, night or day. You can reach us at the following number 022.305.03.20

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Nutrition and micro-nutrition
15.05.2014
Parce que vous voulez offrir à votre enfant le meilleur pour lui garantir une santé optimale, il est essentiel d’équilibrer votre alimentation avant, pendant la grossesse et au cours l’allaitement. Ceci est aujourd’hui possible grâce à une prise en charge personnalisée.

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