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With you every step of the way – at FUH Life

Congratulations on this amazing new journey to parenthood! We at Fakeeh University Hospital, are as excited and thrilled as you are! After all, there is no bond as special as the one between parent and child.

Even though this is a happy and exciting time, we also know how many questions you have and how scary it can be to not have all the answers. Fear not, the FUH Life Parenthood Program is designed to partner you in this journey – from your first steps into pregnancy to the first steps in your child’s life.

Spread across four weeks, our antenatal classes help parents-to-be, like yourself, get ready for labor and birth, breastfeeding, care and safety tips for your baby. These classes will also encourage you to make informed decisions as birth approaches.

We wish to empower you during your incredible journey. Rooted in with four decades of legacy in patient care, your needs are attended to by our highly qualified medical, midwifery and nursing staff. So you can rest assured you will be looked after every step of the way.

Program Features

  • Antenatal Classes
  • Parent Support Group
  • Integrated Healthcare
  • Specialist Consultants
  • Midwife support

FUH Life Café

18th Jan - Healthy foods to eat post delivery
15th Feb - Dental Health in kids
15th March - Fasting while breastfeeding
19th April - Vaccination
17th May - Giving Medication

21st June - Summer in Dubai
19th July - Weaning16th August - Breastfeeding
20th September - Baby Sleep
18th Oct - Milestones & Development
15th Nov - Emergencies
20th Dec - My Baby’s 1st Christmas

Antenatal Classes

Week One

  • Signs of labour
  • What is labour
  • Different options for pain relief
  • Normal delivery
  • Water birth
  • Ceasarean Section

Week Two

  • Benefits
  • How milk production works
  • Tricks and tips
  • Food and medications

Week Three

  • What mom, dad and baby can expect Immediately after birth and in the next 6 weeks
  • Baby bath, cord care, nappy change, sleeping pattern

Week Four

Be Safe
  • Preparing your home for your new addition
  • Safe sleeping
  • Being on the road
  • Asking for help
  • Going back to work
  • What do to in emergencies

Postpartum Education and Support

FUH Life Café - After Birth Support Group
Belly Café - Monthly Coffee Mornings for Mums-to-be.
Lactation & Breastfeeding Support
Yoga & Exercise sessions
Workshops (Weaning, Baby Massage, Baby Sleep & Development, Community Awareness)
Doula Care
Stem-cell banking support
FUH Kids Club


  • Classes Will Be Conducted Every Saturday (week 1-4) Of The Month
  • Pregnant Couples Can Join From 28 Weeks Of Pregnancy Onwards
  • Support Network is from birth to 1 year, and includes support for breastfeeding & Developmental milestones

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Know more about our Women's Health Department

We believe that all women have the right to informed choices when making decisions concerning their health and options of medical and surgical management. Our team of experienced consultants and specialists, specialist assistants, nurses, and midwives, as well as other trained staff, work together to provide tailored and individualized care for every condition.