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"I can highly recommend midwife Chanelle from MyMama. I booked a one-to-one antenatal preparation breastfeeding session with Chanelle, and she was just amazing - super calm, organized and had an answer for all my questions. Not only about breastfeeding, also generel questions. If you consider learning more about breastfeeding, then Chanelle at MyMama is definitely a good choice!"
PRE-CONCEPTION ADVICE SESSION
Get expert guidance to help increase your chances of falling pregnant
Are you and your partner trying to conceive or planning to start a family? Our midwives are here to provide you with the essential information you need to prepare yourselves physically and emotionally for this exciting journey.
During this live online session, your midwife will cover a range of topics to help you optimise your health and increase your chances of a successful conception.
You'll learn about how to understand your menstrual cycle and your peak fertile days, the role of nutrition and exercise, lifestyle choices, general health awareness and checkups that you should look into. Your midwife will also discuss how to manage existing health conditions, and give you tips on how to deal with your emotional wellbeing throughout the conception journey.
EARLY PREGNANCY MIDWIFE Q&A SESSION
Calm those early pregnancy nerves and learn about what to expect in the first weeks!
So you just found out you're pregnant - and now you're also very confused as to what you should and shouldn't be doing until your first obstetrician visit, and what to do to stay healthy in the meantime!
This session with one of our expert midwives will help you stay on top of things in the first few weeks of pregnancy. You will receive guidance on appropriate supplements to start taking. Discussions will cover dietary recommendations, including what to include and avoid.
Questions regarding exercise, lifestyle adjustments, and common pregnancy symptoms will be addressed. Your midwife will ask about your medical history and any previous complications, exploring their potential impact on early pregnancy. You will also be informed of any issues that would necessitate urgent attention from your healthcare provider.
Your midwife will give you a clear picture of what visits you should schedule with your obstetrician and summarise the scans and tests that are available.
ONE-TO-ONE PRENATAL PROGRAM
One-to-one, tailor-made prenatal preparation, adapted to YOUR needs and schedule
You deserve to be supported and to feel READY for your little one's arrival!
We offer a one-to-one, personalised Prenatal Program delivered by our experienced midwives to guide you and answer all your questions.
Our program for first-time parents is spread over six 1-hour ONLINE sessions, or three 2-hour IN PERSON sessions (at the MyMama Hub, Naxxar, or in the comfort of your own home), your personalised sessions will give you practical knowledge to take you through pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. We cater for busy parents-to-be by offering you and your birth partner concise, streamlined sessions on YOUR schedule. We also offer a refresher program (3 sessions of 1 hour each, delivered live online) for second-time parents.
Being prepared is key to feeling confident during this wonderful period of your life, so we make sure to cover all the RELEVANT and UP-TO-DATE information that you need. You're in good hands, so you can focus your energy on your baby and yourselves!
FIRST-TIME PARENTS PRENATAL PROGRAM
€180 online / €230 MyMama Hub / €260 home-based
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ANTENATAL BREASTFEEDING PREPARATION
Approach breastfeeding with confidence by booking our in-depth educational session
It is common for parents-to-be focus on every other aspect of preparing for baby, but expect breastfeeding to come naturally. This in-depth session with is ideal for expectant couples as it gives a solid background in breastfeeding basics and prepares you for the different scenarios you might experience when embarking on your breastfeeding journey.
This hour-long session puts a lot of focus on the practical aspects of breastfeeding and will give you the whole picture - breastfeeding, pumping, and combined feeding approaches.
Our expert midwife & lactation consultant Giselle Curmi can deliver this session either ONLINE or IN YOUR OWN HOME - whichever mode of delivery you choose, they will make sure that you leave the session feeling empowered thanks to your newly-acquired knowledge, and READY to nurture your baby.
BABY CARE ESSENTIALS
A practical session ideal for first-time parents-to-be wanting to learn the basics of baby care
Our midwives have devised a practical 'Baby Owner's Manual' for expectant parents who want to get up-to-date information and how-tos covering basic baby care topics - we can support your transition to parenthood!
Topics discussed include daily head-to-toe checkup, caring for baby's skin,eyes and mouth, umbilical cord and nappy area care, checking vital signs, signs that baby is unwell, bathing and dressing baby, prevention of SIDS and flat head syndrome, car safety, dealing with colic and immunisations. Practical advice about best practices for infant formula feeding is also included.
This one hour session, available online or in person at the MyMama Hub in Naxxar will empower you with the essential knowledge to become confident about welcoming and caring for your newborn and get answers to questions related to baby-care.
PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM MASSAGE
Relieve those nagging aches and pains...
Our PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM MASSAGES are offered by our experienced midwife and massage therapist Denise Holmes at the MyMama Hub, and are designed to help soon-to-be mums and new mums relax, relieve physical pain and discomfort, and gain some much-needed emotional support throughout their pregnancy and after birth.
Denise uses a Swedish Massage therapy which offers relief of muscle pain, back ache and improves bad posture. It also aids in stress relief, reduces anxiety, swollen legs and pain in hands, especially for mothers who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome.
While improving your emotional well being and physical state, it will help you to get better sleep, reduce fatigue, headaches and improve all over body health while
improves blood flow. Massage therapy helps to provide regular blood flow to the uterus, placenta and fetus, this improves the delivery of oxygen and nutrients through the placenta and helps waste products removal to improve mother and baby’s skin health.
PREGNANCY MASSAGE has many benefits, can help you and it is safe throughout all stages of pregnancy. Massage in the 2nd and 3rd trimester is highly recommended.
POSTPARTUM MASSAGE helps to relax muscles and lowers stress hormones and reaches into the deep muscles and the soft tissues of the body for more complete healing after childbirth. Massage will also improve the release of relaxin hormone help with breastfeeding supply and improve sleep while enhance your emotional state.
MATERNAL REFLEXOLOGY & ACUPRESSURE
Ease stress in the last few days of pregnancy, and naturally stimulate the onset of labour...
Maternal Reflexology and Acupressure can be performed from 38 weeks gestation onwards.
During a typical reflexology massage, reflex points on the foot are subjected to gentle pressure, rubbing or rolling on the reflex point. Each of these points is said to be connected to a specific part of the body, including internal organs. The aim of the therapy is to reduce stress while easing minor complaints. After 38 weeks gestation, maternal reflexology techniques will help the expecting mother in her late pregnancy to stimulate the uterus and ovary reflexes, as well as the production of oxytocin to help bring on natural labour. This helps the cervix to soften and uterus to start contracting.
In combination with reflexology, this session includes acupressure - this is an needle free therapy, applying manual pressure to specific points on the body. This is done by the use finger tips instead of needles. Acupressure is safe and it helps to relive pain and stress, lessens anxiety and improves sleep and other pregnancy discomfort. Moreover it promotes relaxation and naturally helps stimulate the onset of labour.
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT SESSION
The first few days can be tough and confusing for a breastfeeding mama...
Sore nipples, latching issues, baby weight gain worries, milk supply questions? Don't give up - get the care and expert guidance you need during a breastfeeding support session in the peaceful space of the MyMama Hub, or in the comfort of your own home. Our midwife & lactation consultant Giselle Curmi is experienced in supporting breastfeeding mothers and will answer your questions, help you get the hang of breastfeeding and troubleshoot any issues, all in a private one-to-one setting (partners of other family members are welcome too), with no queuing!
Breastfeeding needs patience and time - and we're here to guide you in a practical, open-minded manner that always puts YOU, your wellbeing and your wishes as a priority.
POSTPARTUM HOME VISIT
Hands-on support by a dedicated midwife during the postnatal period
The weeks following birth, commonly referred to as the 'fourth trimester' mark a transformational period for a new mother - you should be nurtured and listened to and supported. Which is where our midwives' home visits come in to provide you with holistic care in the comfort of your own home.
Each 1.5 hour visit is flexible and personalised based on what practical or emotional help you need most, but can cover practical aspects of baby care, assistance with breastfeeding or formula feeding support, a general checkup of the mother and baby, a friendly chat about your emotional wellbeing, tips on how to cope with your new routine (or lack thereof!) and advice about your postpartum recovery.
Put your mind at rest and have your questions answered by our expert midwives, gain confidence with the basics of infant care, discuss any postpartum issues and enjoy being taken care of by our dedicated midwives. Every new mother deserves to be listened to and to be given the right support - do not wait until your six-week checkup to get the help you need!
These visits are also great for partners and fellow caregivers who would like to learn how to best support the mother and become more hands-on with their newborn.
PERSONALISED WEANING GUIDE
A comprehensive ONLINE or IN PERSON one-to-one session for parents wanting to learn about how to introduce solids
Your baby's milestones are a reason to celebrate! While it is normal to feel anxious about introducing solid foods to your little one, having the right knowledge will help you approach weaning with clarity and serenity.
Our midwives will take you through the different stages of weaning, focus on the various approaches you can try, train you on the topics of food safety and choking hazards, and dish out the latest paediatric advice on introducing solid food. As with all our one-to-one courses, you can opt to focus on specific topics of your choice - we're always happy to accommodate your requests.
This comprehensive 1.5 hour ONLINE or IN PERSON session is a great opportunity to learn and discuss any concerns so that you can confidently support your baby along this journey.
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