Your Body, Your Birth, Your Baby - 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
    Stokes Valley
    5 weeks, 2 hour sessions
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 22 Jul 19:00 NZST - Wed 22 Jul 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 2
    Wed 29 Jul 19:00 NZST - Wed 29 Jul 21:00 NZST
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    Session 3
    Wed 05 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 05 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 4
    Wed 12 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 12 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 5
    Wed 19 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 19 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    • Free
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • 26 August
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZST - 09:00 PM NZST
    Stokes Valley
    5 weeks, 2 hour sessions
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 26 Aug 19:00 NZST - Wed 26 Aug 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 2
    Wed 02 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 02 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 3
    Wed 09 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 09 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 4
    Wed 16 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 16 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    Session 5
    Wed 23 Sep 19:00 NZST - Wed 23 Sep 21:00 NZST
    Stokes Valley
    • Free
    Register3 places remaining
  • 14 October
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    5 weeks, 2 hour sessions
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 14 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 14 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 2
    Wed 21 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 21 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 3
    Wed 28 Oct 19:00 NZDT - Wed 28 Oct 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 4
    Wed 04 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 04 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 5
    Wed 11 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 11 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    • Free
  • 18 November
    5 weeks, 07:00 PM NZDT - 09:00 PM NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    5 weeks, 2 hour sessions
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 18 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 18 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 2
    Wed 25 Nov 19:00 NZDT - Wed 25 Nov 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 3
    Wed 02 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 02 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 4
    Wed 09 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 09 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    Session 5
    Wed 16 Dec 19:00 NZDT - Wed 16 Dec 21:00 NZDT
    Stokes Valley
    • 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 during the course;

  • 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.