In order to help you to be as well-prepared as possible for the arrival of your child, we provide a few educational sessions. We heartily recommend them, particularly to couples who are expecting their first child.
Pregnancy e-mail update
In our practice we offer the ‘pregnancy e-mail update’ to our pregnant women. This is a weekly e-mail containing medical information about the developments in your pregnancy and information about midwifery care in Leiden and the surrounding area. Sign up via this link.
Informational evenings are organised for (future) parents in the area. These meetings are set up in collaboration with the LEO midwifery practices in the area, the Centrum voor Jeugd en Gezin (child healthcare centre) and GeboorteHuis Leiden. The meetings are meant to help you and your partner to be well-prepared and properly informed.
The evenings are organised around themes. Important subjects related to parenthood, pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period are dealt with.
24 weeks of pregnancy – informational evening about parenthood at and by the CJG (in Dutch!), Rhijngeesterstraatweg 13b, Oegstgeest. Planned dates: 14th of January, 11th of March. Sign up via this link, You may also attend meetings at another location.
28 weeks of pregnancy – informational evening about the perception of pain and a tour of GeboorteHuis Leiden, sign up via this link. You can also take a virtual tour of GeboorteHuis Leiden. Also in English! Planned dates: 4th of February and 4th of March 2019.
32 weeks of pregnancy –informational evening about the delivery in the CJG (in Dutch!), imparted by us, the midwives, Rhijngeesterstraatweg 13b, Oegstgeest. Sessions will start at 19:30. Planned dates: Wednesday 30th of January, Wednesday 27th of February 2019, Wednesday 27th of March and Wednesday 24th of April. Sign up via e-mail or at the reception with our assistant.