Preparation for Birth Workshop - Millie & Monty - Baby, Pregnancy Holistic Massage in Faversham, Kent

Preparation for Birth Workshop

Massage for Birth Workshop

This is a 2-2.5 hour workshop for you and your chosen birth partner (husband, partner, friend, or family member) to attend together. The workshop covers the following information:-

  1. Overview of stages of labour and what happens to the body's systems (endocrine, nervous, muscular etc) during labour
  2. How massage/relaxation/activity helps during pregnancy and labour
  3. Your birth plan
  4. Breathing and relaxation techniques - practical
  5. Birth positions to promote natural birth - practical
  6. How massage can help
  7. Demonstration of massage strokes followed by practice of the strokes
  8. What to do if you forget everything (aimed at your birthing partner!)
  9. Questions

The aim of the workshop is for you and your birth partner to leave feeling that you have additional infomation to help prepare your birth plan which may include active birth and massage for pain relief. It will give you the opportunity to try out various breathing techniques with your partner along with birthing positions and massage strokes  and techniques that are effective during labour.

Each workshop contains no more than 7 couples and will give you the opportunity to develop a network of other parents in your area. Both you and your partner are encouraged to participate and ask questions so that you both get as much out of the workshop as possible. Refreshments are also provided throughout.

Workshops are held in the Faversham and Whitstable areas . Click here for dates of workshops in your area

This workshop is also available to couples on a private basis and can be delivered in the comfort of your own home or in Michelle's massage studio.

For more information on the Preparation for Birth Workshops, or to book, please call Michelle on 07917-765551 or e-mail

For further details call Michelle Southworth on 07917 765551 or e-mail