Maternity Nurse Training at its best…

Our OCN London accredited Maternity Nurse Training Course is ideal for those wishing to obtain a formal qualification towards becoming Maternity Nurses, as well as those already working with babies. The course covers all subjects relevant from the time the newborn baby arrives in the home, the support needed by the parent, the substantial importance that early encouragement, stimulation and play represent in the baby’s development, breast feeding and bottle feeding methods, care in the instances of multiple births and premature births, the establishment of sleep patterns, maintaining a hygienic environment, care of the newborn baby’s health and post pregnancy care for the mother.

Day 1

  • Role of the Maternity Nurse
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Newborn care
  • Normal newborn behaviour and the 4th Trimester
  • Infant feeding 1 – breastfeeding and expressing
  • Infant feeding 2 – formula feeding
  • Routines
  • Newborn sleep
  • SIDS
  • Health, hygiene and infection control
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Care of the mother
  • Postnatal depression
  • Building a business
  • Parental expectations

Day 2

  • Child development 0-2 years
  • Attachment theory
  • Infant feeding
  • Weaning
  • Sleep 0-6 months
  • Cultural competency
  • Managing the wider family and living in
  • Running a business


We require candidates to have at least 2 year’s baby experience (including newborn experience) before attending this course.

MANNTA Maternity Nurse Training Course OCN LEVEL 3

Classroom course held over 2 days (includes refreshments)