Postnatal Survey Please complete this important Survey to help us understand how attending antenatal classes can help parents experiences. How old is your baby now (in weeks)?*Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.Did you go on any antenatal classes with your first baby? Tick all that apply.* NO i did not attend any antenatal classes NHS FREE antenatal class BABIES Paid for midwife-led course NCT HypnoBirthing Online course eg Netmums Other Thinking back to before baby was born, do you feel you were given sufficient information about looking after your baby on your BABIES course?*YesNoNot sureThinking back to the first month with your new baby, were you prepared for life with a new baby?*YesNoNot sureWhat did you feel most prepared for?What did you feel least prepared for?Thinking back to before you had your baby, how confident did you feel about becoming a parent?*ConfidentFairly confidentNot very confidentHow confident did you feel about being a parent now?*ConfidentFairly confidentNot very confidentPostnatal feelingsHave you/your partner experienced symptoms of or been diagnosed with postnatal depression?*YesNoNot sureHave you/your partner sought help from a postnatal depression group referred to you by BABIES?*YesNoNot sureIf no, why not? Tick all that apply. Didn’t think it was serious enough to need treating Too scared to tell anyone because I/partner didn’t know what the implications would be for me and/or my child Not aware that I/partner could be suffering from postnatal depression Had enough support from family and friends and did not need anything more than this Didn’t have the support of my partner to seek treatment Didn’t have enough information to know what to do about it Other reason (please explain) Baby sleepingIn which position do you usually place your baby to sleep? Please choose one only.*On his/her backOn his/her frontOn his/her sideVariesHow often, if at all, does your baby sleep in your bed with you? Please select one box only*All the timeRegularlySometimesRarelyNeverHave you/your partner ever slept on a sofa with your baby?*YesNoDo you smoke cigarettes at all now?*YesNoDoes anyone in your household smoke?*YesNoHave you ever let your baby sleep in bed with you after you or your partner have drunk alcohol (even if just one drink)?*YesNoNot sureDummy useHas your baby ever used a dummy? Please choose one box only.*Yes, using nowYes, used in past but not anymoreNo, never usedIf YES: approximately what age did your baby start using a dummy?Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.days/weeks oldIf YES: Approximately what age did your baby stop using/do you plan to stop using a dummy?Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.days/weeks oldBondingHave you felt confident in interacting and developing your child?*YesNoNot sureDid you have skin-to-skin contact with your baby within the first 24 hours after he/she was born?*YesNoNot sureFeeding your babyPlease note that when we ask about ‘breastfeeding’ we also mean ‘giving your baby expressed breast milk’Thinking back to before you had your baby, how did you/your partner plan to feed him/her?*Infant formulaBreastfeedBreastfeed and infant formulaHad not decidedHow are you feeding your baby now?*Infant formulaBreastfeedBreastfeed and infant formulaHas your baby EVER been given breast milk (via breast, syringe, bottle or cup etc) even if this was only once?*Yes (even if only once)NoHas your baby EVER been given any kind of milk other than breast milk (such as infant formula or cow’s milk) even if this was only once?*Yes (even if only once)NoIf your baby does NOT have breast milk, how old was your baby when he/she was LAST given breast milk?*Never had breast milk6 weeks or lessMore than 6 weeks, up to 3 monthsMore than 3 months, up to 6 monthsMore than 6 monthsStill breastfeedingIf your baby is no longer having breast milk, what were you/your partner reasons for stopping breastfeeding? Please explain. If still breastfeeding go to next question.Since your baby was born, have you/your partner experienced any pain as a result of breastfeeding? Tick all that apply.* Yes – sore nipples (no obvious damage) Yes – sore nipples (damaged / cracked / bleeding) Yes – painful breasts No (only very mild or no pain) Since your baby was born, have you/your partner experienced any of the following problems/worries as a result of breastfeeding? Tick all that apply.* Abscess Mastitis Thrush Blocked milk ducts Tongue tie (A piece of skin under the tongue that restricts its movement) Baby having difficulty taking the breast / not sucking effectively Engorgement (very full and tender breasts) Worry about having enough milk None of these Other feeding problems If you/your partner have had help with feeding your baby, where did you find out about the help? BABIES course Other antenatal course (eg NCT, midwife-led course, NHS antenatal course) Doctor / GP / Health visitor / Midwife / Nurse Partner, friend or relative Books / leaflets / magazines/Television / radio /internet / web based resource Somewhere else (Please explain where) If you use infant formula, please answer the following questions. If not, please go to Q29.When making infant formula feeds for your baby do you USUALLY…(Please tick one box only) Use water that has just boiled Use water that has boiled and been left to cool for 30 minutes Use water that has boiled and been left to cool between 30 and 45 minutes Use water that has boiled and been left to cool for more than 45 minutes Only use premade cartons of formula When you are out, do you USUALLY keep the feeds you have made chilled?YesNoOnly use premade cartons of formulaWhen you are out do you USUALLY…Make feeds with cold or cooled waterMake feeds with hot water (e.g. ask for hot water or use hot water from flask)Only use premade cartons of formulaHas your baby ever suffered from any of the following problems? Please cross one or more boxes* Diarrhoea Chest problems / infection Constipation Urinary tract infection Colic / painful wind Not gaining enough weight Gaining too much weight Thrush Ear problems / infection None of these Your life as a parentHow has your life changed since you baby has born? Please tell us the three main areas of your life that have changed*Thinking back to your antenatal courses, and now you are a parent, do you feel any aspect of the course needs to be improved, or is there anything you would have liked the course to cover?Are you still in contact with anyone who you met on your BABIES course?*Yes - oftenYes - occasionallyNot in contact anymoreNever had contact after the courseN/A (private course)Please select up to three (3) words from the following list which describe your BABIES CIC course*ReliableInnovativeEmpoweringTrustworthyIndependentPracticalEnjoyableFunCurrentSupportiveNon-judgmentalAbout you...THIS DATA IS FOR MONITORING PURPOSES ONLYWhat age are you now? Please select one box only.Under 2020, up to 2425, up to 2930, up to 3435, up to 3940 or overHow old will you be/were you when you finish/ed full-time education?*Under 1616, up to 1919 or overAre you doing any paid work at the moment? Please tick one box only.*Married/civil partnershipLiving togetherWidowed, divorced / separatedSingleWhat is your ethnic group?Black or Black BritishAsian or Asian BritishWhiteChinese or Other ethnic groupMixedOtherAre you...?FemaleMaleIf you attended a BABIES CIC class please let us know when and where it was.