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Welcome to Bump and Beyond – Childbirth Preparation Courses in English for couples

The courses are primarily, but not exclusively aimed at first time parents and parents giving birth in the Netherlands for the first time. All courses are facilitated by a qualified antenatal teacher and are held in Amstelveen or Amsterdam.

Childbirth Preparation

birth preparation courses

When you are expecting your first child you are entering a new phase of your life, you will probably have many questions and may be unsure about the Dutch maternity care system.

This course is designed to provide the opportunity to explore a wide range of issues surrounding pregnancy, labour and early parenting in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

We offer a mixture of information-sharing, discussion and practical skills. You and your partner will have a valuable input in the content of the course and the course is designed around your needs.

Mum and Baby Massage

For Babies from 4 Weeks to 8 Months

Birth is the strongest massage your baby will ever receive: it stimulates the peripheral nervous system and major organs in preparation for life outside the womb.  Baby massage continues this process.

Dad and Baby Massage

A perfect way to bond with your newborn

Birth is the strongest massage your baby will ever receive: it stimulates the peripheral nervous system and major organs in preparation for life outside the womb.  Baby massage continues this process.

Yoga for Pregnancy

THE BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

In pregnancy, more than at any other time of their lives, women feel the need to look after themselves. In so doing they are beginning to care for, and parent their babies. Yoga by virtue of its intensely holistic nature provides the ideal tool by which to achieve this.