Your Body, Your Birth, Your Baby - antenatal course for pregnant women living in the Hutt Valley. Please note that your registration includes your partner or chosen support person to attend with you (only one online registration is required). This course is taught either over 9 weeks in 2 hourly sessions on weekday evenings (start course in your 26th-28th week of pregnancy) or over 4 weeks in 4 hourly sessions on Saturday mornings (start the course in your 30th-32nd week of pregnancy).

  • 12 January
    4 weeks, 09:00 AM NZDT - 01:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    4 weeks, Sats 9am - 1pm
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    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 12 Jan 09:00 NZDT - Sat 12 Jan 13:00 NZDT
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    Session 2
    Sat 19 Jan 09:00 NZDT - Sat 19 Jan 13:00 NZDT
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    Session 3
    Sat 26 Jan 09:00 NZDT - Sat 26 Jan 13:00 NZDT
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    Session 4
    Sat 02 Feb 09:00 NZDT - Sat 02 Feb 13:00 NZDT
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    • Free
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  • 14 January
    9 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    9 weeks, Mondays, 7pm-9pm
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    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 14 Jan 19:00 NZDT - Mon 14 Jan 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 2
    Mon 21 Jan 19:00 NZDT - Mon 21 Jan 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 3
    Mon 28 Jan 19:00 NZDT - Mon 28 Jan 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 4
    Mon 04 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Mon 04 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 5
    Mon 11 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Mon 11 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 6
    Mon 18 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Mon 18 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 7
    Mon 25 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Mon 25 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 8
    Mon 04 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Mon 04 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Sesssion 9
    Mon 11 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Mon 11 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    • Free
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  • 13 February
    9 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 08:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    9 weeks, Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 13 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Wed 13 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 2
    Wed 20 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Wed 20 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 3
    Wed 27 Feb 19:00 NZDT - Wed 27 Feb 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 4
    Wed 06 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Wed 06 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 5
    Wed 13 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Wed 13 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 6
    Wed 20 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Wed 20 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 7
    Wed 27 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Wed 27 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 8
    Wed 03 Apr 19:00 NZDT - Wed 03 Apr 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 9
    Wed 10 Apr 19:00 NZST - Wed 10 Apr 21:00 NZST
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  • 18 March
    10 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 08:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    9 weeks, Mondays, 7pm-9pm (skipping Easter Monday 22nd April)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 18 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Mon 18 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 2
    Mon 25 Mar 19:00 NZDT - Mon 25 Mar 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 3
    Mon 01 Apr 19:00 NZDT - Mon 01 Apr 21:00 NZDT
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    Session 4
    Mon 08 Apr 19:00 NZST - Mon 08 Apr 21:00 NZST
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    Session 5
    Mon 15 Apr 19:00 NZST - Mon 15 Apr 21:00 NZST
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    Session 6
    Mon 29 Apr 19:00 NZST - Mon 29 Apr 21:00 NZST
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    Session 7
    Mon 06 May 19:00 NZST - Mon 06 May 21:00 NZST
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    Session 8
    Mon 13 May 19:00 NZST - Mon 13 May 21:00 NZST
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    Session 9
    Mon 20 May 19:00 NZST - Mon 20 May 21:00 NZST
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  • 06 April
    4 weeks, 09:00 AM NZDT - 12:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    4 weeks, Sats 9am - 1pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 06 Apr 09:00 NZDT - Sat 06 Apr 13:00 NZDT
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    Session 2
    Sat 13 Apr 09:00 NZST - Sat 13 Apr 13:00 NZST
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    Session 3
    Sat 20 Apr 09:00 NZST - Sat 20 Apr 13:00 NZST
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    Session 4
    Sat 27 Apr 09:00 NZST - Sat 27 Apr 13:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 27 May
    9 weeks, 07:00 PM NZST - 09:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    9 weeks, Mondays, 7pm-9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 27 May 19:00 NZST - Mon 27 May 21:00 NZST
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    Session 2
    Mon 03 Jun 19:00 NZST - Mon 03 Jun 21:00 NZST
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    Session 3
    Mon 10 Jun 19:00 NZST - Mon 10 Jun 21:00 NZST
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    Session 4
    Mon 17 Jun 19:00 NZST - Mon 17 Jun 21:00 NZST
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    Session 5
    Mon 24 Jun 19:00 NZST - Mon 24 Jun 21:00 NZST
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    Session 6
    Mon 01 Jul 19:00 NZST - Mon 01 Jul 21:00 NZST
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    Session 7
    Mon 08 Jul 19:00 NZST - Mon 08 Jul 21:00 NZST
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    Session 8
    Mon 15 Jul 19:00 NZST - Mon 15 Jul 21:00 NZST
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    Session 9
    Mon 22 Jul 19:00 NZST - Mon 22 Jul 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 01 June
    4 weeks, 09:00 AM NZST - 01:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    4 weeks, Sats 9am - 1pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 01 Jun 09:00 NZST - Sat 01 Jun 13:00 NZST
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    Session 2
    Sat 08 Jun 09:00 NZST - Sat 08 Jun 13:00 NZST
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    Session 3
    Sat 15 Jun 09:00 NZST - Sat 15 Jun 13:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Sat 22 Jun 09:00 NZST - Sat 22 Jun 13:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free

Description

BodyBirthBabyThis FREE course will prepare you for giving birth and what to expect in those first weeks with your new baby.

Some of the topics covered;

  • Nutrition, pregnancy safety and general health issues
  • What midwives and doctors do for you
  • The pregnant and birthing body
  • Labour overview and stages
  • Birth choices
  • Self-help during labour and birth
  • Pain management
  • Delivery suite tour
  • Your newborn’s needs
  • Breastfeeding
  • After the birth
  • The baby check
  • Jaundice
  • Vitamin K
  • The Guthrie test
  • Caring for your baby
  • Parenting in the early days
  • Postnatal depression and taking care of you
  • Support and help services
  • Visit from ‘new’ parents

This is a funded and free course.