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Service Name: MIDWIVES - DADS 2B
Address: St.John's Hospital, Howden Road West, Livingston, EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 524020
Email: michelle.davidson@wlt.scot.nhs.uk
Further information:

This course aims to help expectant fathers to support partners through childbirth by confidence building, esteem raising and practical skills. It involves exploring fatherhood and developing confidence in the care and handling of newborns. The course is flexible and adapts to the needs of the group.

 

Service Name: MIDWIVES - YOUNG DAS 2B
Address: St.John's Hospital, Howden Road West, Livingston, EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 524020
Email: michelle.davidson@wlt.scot.nhs.uk
Further information:

For expectant fathers up to 20 years old. Based on esteem building and confidence raising, practical skills, care and handling, discussions around supporting partners and parenting issues.

 

Service Name: MIDWIVES - PARENT EDUCATION - EARLY PREGNANCY SESSIONS
Address: St.John's Hospital, Howden Road West, Livingston, EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 524020
Email: michelle.davidson@wlt.scot.nhs.uk
Further information:

For all women and partners. Physical advice to prevent problems. Opportunity to discuss issues and concerns and follow up programme information.

 

Service Name: MIDWIVES - PARENT EDUCATION - TWINS EVENINGS
Address: St.John's Hospital, Howden Road West, Livingston, EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 524020
Email: michelle.davidson@wlt.scot.nhs.uk
Further information:

For all parents to be and families expecting twins. Opportunities to discuss issues specific to birth of twins, post natal issues and support thereafter.


 
Service Name: MIDWIVES - PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES
Address: All Health Centres - see list
Telephone: 01506 524020
Email: michelle.davidson@wlt.scot.nhs.uk
Further information:

For women and birthing partners, antenatally. Work encompasses parenting aspects in relation to:

  • Labour pain and relief

  • Hygiene aspects

  • Going home aspects

  • Breastfeeding

  • Emotional aspects

  • All post natal issues


 
Service Name: MIDWIVES - PARENT EDUCATION - PARENTCRAFT, TOUR, AQUANATAL, ONE TO ONE
Address: Craigshill Health Centre, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston
Telephone: 01506 432621
Further information:

For women mostly, although partners can attend some classes. We provide information for women, i.e. pain relief, delivery, post-natal period. Flexible to the needs of the group. The Aquanatal class discusses the benefits of exercise and also gives women the chance to ask for informal advice on parentcraft issues.


 
Service Name: MIDWIVES - PARENT EDUCATION - BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP
Address: Strathbrock Partnership Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 6NZ
Telephone: 01506 771830
Further information:

This group is mainly run by the mums themselves with health professionals' input to answer any queries relating to feeding. Support and encouragement is given to new feeders.