Childbirth Courses (Antenatal)
This course prepares parents to be and support people for childbirth and becoming parents, in a friendly, informal way.
Topics covered in the course include:
- Preparation for labour
- Signs and stages of labour
- Pain relief and interventions
- Relaxing and coping techniques
- Coping with "life after birth"
- Equipment for baby, and "tips and tricks"
Once classes are completed, WSPC help the participants to form an informal support group.
There are several course options:
Eight-Week Monday Class: held on Monday evenings (7pm-9pm) once a week for eight weeks.
Eight-Week Tuesday Class: held on Tuesday evenings (7pm-9pm) once a week for eight weeks.
Seven-Week Thursday Class: held on Thursday evenings (7pm-9pm) once a week for seven weeks.
Saturday Intensive: held over two consecutive Saturday sessions (9am-4pm each day).
2016 COURSE CALENDAR
2017 COURSE CALENDAR
Cost: $215 per couple, price includes one year WSPC membership. Practical Parenting is a part of your class and is included in the price.
Please note: Refunds policy applies to all cancellations.
Bookings: Bookings and pre-payment are essential (early booking is recommended)
Class Size: Limited to 12 couples
All classes are held at the Home of Compassion, Murray Street, Island Bay.