Your Body, Your Birth, Your Baby - Birth Essentials antenatal course for pregnant women living in the Hutt Valley to attend with their partner/support person.

  • 22 July
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZST - 09:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Wednesday evenings 7pm-9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 22 Jul 19:00 NZST - Wed 22 Jul 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Wed 29 Jul 19:00 NZST - Wed 29 Jul 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Wed 05 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 05 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Wed 12 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 12 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Wed 19 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 19 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
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  • 22 August
    5 weeks, 10:00 AM NZST - 12:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Saturdays 10am - 12pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 22 Aug 10:00 NZST - Sat 22 Aug 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Sat 29 Aug 10:00 NZST - Sat 29 Aug 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Sat 05 Sep 10:00 NZST - Sat 05 Sep 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Sat 12 Sep 10:00 NZST - Sat 12 Sep 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Sat 19 Sep 10:00 NZST - Sat 19 Sep 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
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  • 26 August
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZST - 09:00 PM NZST
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Wednesday evenings 7pm-9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 26 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 26 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Wed 02 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 02 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Wed 09 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 09 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Wed 16 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 16 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Wed 23 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 23 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
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  • 31 August
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZST - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Monday evenings 7pm - 9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 31 Aug 19:00 NZST - Mon 31 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Mon 07 Sep 19:00 NZST - Mon 07 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Mon 14 Sep 19:00 NZST - Mon 14 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Mon 21 Sep 19:00 NZST - Mon 21 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Mon 28 Sep 19:00 NZDT - Mon 28 Sep 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
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  • 26 September
    6 weeks, 10:00 AM NZST - 12:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Saturday 10am-12pm (skipping Labour weekend)
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 26 Sep 10:00 NZST - Sat 26 Sep 12:00 NZST
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Sat 03 Oct 10:00 NZDT - Sat 03 Oct 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Sat 10 Oct 10:00 NZDT - Sat 10 Oct 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Sat 17 Oct 10:00 NZDT - Sat 17 Oct 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Sat 31 Oct 10:00 NZDT - Sat 31 Oct 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 05 October
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Monday evenings 7pm - 9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 05 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Mon 05 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Mon 12 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Mon 12 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Mon 19 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Mon 19 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Mon 26 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Mon 26 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Mon 02 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Mon 02 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 14 October
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Wednesday evenings 7pm - 9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 14 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 14 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Wed 21 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 21 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Wed 28 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 28 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Wed 04 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 04 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Wed 11 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 11 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 14 November
    5 weeks, 10:00 AM NZDT - 12:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Saturdays 10am - 12pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Sat 14 Nov 10:00 NZDT - Sat 14 Nov 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Sat 21 Nov 10:00 NZDT - Sat 21 Nov 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Sat 28 Nov 10:00 NZDT - Sat 28 Nov 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Sat 05 Dec 10:00 NZDT - Sat 05 Dec 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Sat 12 Dec 10:00 NZDT - Sat 12 Dec 12:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
  • 18 November
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    5 weeks, Wednesday evenings 7pm-9pm
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 18 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 18 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 2
    Wed 25 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 25 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 3
    Wed 02 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 02 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 4
    Wed 09 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 09 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    Session 5
    Wed 16 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 16 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Lower Hutt
    • Free
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Description

BodyBirthBaby

This is a FREE course, but only to those resident in the Hutt Valley as it is funded by the HVDHB.

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

 

Some of the topics covered over 5 weeks;

  • 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
  • Your newborn’s needs
  • Breastfeeding
  • After the birth
  • The baby check
  • Jaundice
  • Vitamin K
  • The Guthrie test
  • Caring for your baby
  • Postnatal depression and taking care of you
  • Support and help services

We recommend you also book into a ‘Your New Baby’ course as this will give you valuable information about taking care of your baby. Check out our other ‘follow on’ courses – Homebirth, Breastfeeding Masterclass, Keeping Your Baby Safe and Out of the Blues

Please note: This is a FREE course, but only to those resident in the Hutt Valley as it is funded by the HVDHB.