Learn in Ourplace

It is great that you want to learn and understand more about your children and how they are developing.

We have got three online courses available:

These courses are for mothers, fathers, grandparents and all those around the baby or child.

Understanding your child!

Online course for parents of children aged 6 months to 18 years. The first online course for parents to be awarded the Government’s CANparent Quality Mark. Available in English or in Urdu. Developed by the Solihull Approach team; health professionals working together with parents and practitioners.

 

 

Our enjoyable online course is for curious parents, for Dads who want to be the best Dads they can be, for Mums who want to be the best Mums they can be.
Over 90% of parents think that a parenting course would be useful.

        • The course can be done at a time and place to suit your family life
        • It is 11 modules long and each module takes about 20 minutes
        • Choice of listening or not to audio for main text
        • There are interactive activities, quizzes, video clips and practical handouts
        • Works on Pcs, Macs, ipads, laptops, mobiles and tablets
        • Costs just £39

What parents have said: ‘Really enjoyed this course’ ‘I’ve found it very helpful and interesting’ ‘Best £39 I have ever spent’….yes, they really did say that!

This is a course, a journey through knowledge. It builds up a way of looking at things that will cover most situations. So this course is probably not for you if you are just looking for a piece of information on a specific topic.

The modules cover:

          • Module 1 How your child develops
            Module 2 Understanding how your child is feeling
            Module 3 Tuning into what your child needs
            Module 4 Responding to how your child is feeling
            Module 5 Different styles of Parenting
            Module 6 Having fun together
            Module 7 Rhythm of interaction
            Module 8 Why sleep is important?
            Module 9 Self Regulation and Anger
            Module 10 Communication and tuning in
            Module 11 Looking back and looking forward

 

This course is best viewed with Google Chrome (link).

Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby

This antenatal online course gives you practical information about pregnancy and birth, whilst at the same time introducing you to your baby.

It explains how and why you are so important to this baby, whether you are the mother, father, partner, grandparent or birth partner. It integrates the traditional information given on an antenatal course with a new approach to starting your relationship with your baby before your baby even makes an appearance!

The course has content you can trust. It was developed by Registered Midwives working with health professionals in the Solihull Approach team. It has the same content as the Solihull Approach face to face antenatal course, which has the same name ‘Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby. This means that if one of you goes on the face to face course and the other does the online course you will cover the same material.

This is a course, a journey through knowledge. If you are looking for information on specific topics you might prefer NHS Choices.

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          • If you cannot access an antenatal group, this course is a good alternative
          • If you are on an antenatal group and your partner can’t attend, this course is a good alternative for your partner
          • It means that everyone around the birth of this baby can do this course
          • There are 9 modules
          • There are interactive activities, quizzes and video clips
          • It works on mobiles, tablets, Pcs, Macs, ipads and laptops
          • Costs just £19

 

This course is best viewed with an up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 11 (external link) or Google Chrome (link).

You have permanent access to the course – even if it gets updated or improved.

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            • Module 1 Welcome!
              Module 2 Helping you and your baby through pregnancy and birth
              Module 3 Getting to know your baby in the womb
              Module 4 You, your baby and the stages of labour
              Module 5 Helping you and your baby through labour and birth
              Module 6 Feeding your baby
              Module 7 Who’s the Daddy now? – I’m the Daddy!
              Module 8 After your baby is born
              Module 9 Congratulations

Understanding your baby

This course gives you information about your baby’s brain development and your baby’s physical and emotional development. It shows how important your relationship with your baby is for your baby’s development.

It integrates the traditional information given on a postnatal course with this new approach to developing your relationship with your baby. It looks at your baby’s sleeping, feeding, crying, playing and childcare options.

The course has content you can trust. It was developed by Health Visitors working with health professionals in the Solihull Approach team.

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          • If you cannot access a postnatal group, this course is a good alternative
          • If you are on a postnatal group and your partner can’t attend, this course is a good alternative for your partner
          • It means that everyone around the baby can do this course
          • There are 11 modules
          • There are interactive activities, quizzes and video clips
          • It works on mobiles, tablets, Pcs, Macs, ipads and laptops
          • Costs just £21

 

This course is best viewed with an up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 11 (external link) or Google Chrome (link).

You have permanent access to the course – even if it gets updated or improved.

 

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          • Module 1 Understanding feelings: both your own & your baby’s
            Module 2 Understanding your baby’s brain
            Module 3 Understanding your baby’s crying
            Module 4 How to respond to crying
            Module 5 Understanding your baby’s rhythms
            Module 6 Developing healthy sleep patterns
            Module 7 Understanding your baby’s feeding
            Module 8 Who’s the Daddy now? – I’m the Daddy
            Module 9 Understanding your baby’s development and play
            Module 10 Understanding your baby’s childcare
            Module 11 Congratulations

Download free information leaflets here.