Childbirth education classes

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We offer online Childbirth and Early Parenting education for people booked to give birth at the Women's. 

This program is offered using Zoom, an easy-to-use livestreaming platform. Participants can access expert education and advice from the Women’s childbirth educators in the comfort of their own home.

To be eligible to attend you need to be pregnant with your first baby and birthing at the Women’s.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Signs of labour, including when to come to hospital
  • Progress of labour and birth
  • Role of the support person
  • Practical coping methods during labour
  • Medical options for pain management
  • Assistance with birth
  • Understanding breastfeeding
  • Safe sleeping and settling
  • Communicating with your baby
  • Community supports for the family


To view dates and make bookings:

Please choose your dates carefully as this program will fill quickly. It will not be possible to change your booking.