Posts tagged Planning
For Mums and Dads

 

HOW TO COPE WITH THE FEAR OF PREGNANCY-RELATED TRAUMA WHEN TRYING FOR/HAVING MORE CHILDREN

 

  • Exploring why you want a second baby and ensuring any potential hiccups are ironed out before trying for another child
  • Trying for another baby after experiencing trauma with past pregnancies, or wanting to prepare in case trauma is experienced. Trauma, for the purpose of this course, is defined as fertility issues, miscarriage, traumatic birth and postnatal mental disorders
  • Your options after a traumatic experience first time round and how to build your antenatal A Team to ensure you feel armed and confident with pregnancy and/or labour the second time round
  • How to manage associated anxiety experienced whilst trying for a second or third baby
  • How not to feel lonely as a second, or third time Mum when you're surrounded by first-time parents
  • Secondary infertility: how to cope and normalising feelings you might have

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR/COPE WITH HAVING A NEW BABY AND OLDER CHILDREN

 

  • The tried-and-tested steps to take to encourage your toddler to co-operate, and in a gentle way 
  • How to handle toddler tantrums to get the best outcome for both you and in a gentle way
  • How to get through a difficult patch with your toddler
  • How to prepare a toddler for the arrival of a sibling and get the best out of every precious moment (and not feel guilty)

  • Dealing with the so-called 'terrible twos' and 'threenagers': understanding why certain behaviours may be happening and the impact a new baby can then have

  • How to juggle a toddler and baby and ensure the toddler isn't too resentful of the new arrival

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