Choices for Childbirth Antenatal Education Course

Choices for Childbirth Antenatal Education Course from Choices for Childbirth Antenatal Education

By: Choices for Childbirth Antenatal Education  25-Jul-2011
Keywords: Education, Family & Parenting Services, Parenting

There are many choices to make when you’re pregnant.
How and where will you give birth?
Who will provide your maternity care and who will attend the birth?
To make confident and informed choices you need to be aware of all available options.
Choices for Childbirth antenatal classes provide you with information not generally available in other classes.
We provide a comfortable forum where you can listen, learn, ask questions and share in the birth stories of others, all guided by our experienced team of presenters.


Can be attended as a full cycle or individual sessions of your choice.
• Can be attended before or during pregnancy. You are encouraged to attend early for appropriate birth planning.
• Welcome your partner and and/or support people.
• Start on time, please arrive 15 minutes early.
• Provide seating - however feel free to bring a few pillows or cushions for extra comfort.

Our presenters will provide accurate information based on current research.
They include midwives in private practice, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, consumer organisations and parents.


• Encourages a woman-centred approach to the birth process
• Regards pregnancy and childbirth as normal physiological processes, not illnesses
• Acknowledges the social, cultural and psychological factors influencing childbirth
• Advocates midwives as the primary caregivers to women in normal birth
• Emphasises your right to make informed choices about your caregivers and place of birth
• Promotes continuous assessment and critical evaluation of technologies used in maternity care

23rd August - Choosing a Care Provider, Birth Plans and Optimum Health During your Pregnancy

30th August -All About Birth
Gain understanding to support your birth potential

6th September - All About Birth continued

13th September - Tools for Labour
Understand pain dynamics and how to prepare for them

20th September -Supporting your Partner
Practical, positive labour support strategies

27th September - Breastfeeding
Getting the right start with confidence

4th October - Sleeping like a Baby
Gentle strategies for adjusting to life with a newborn

11th October - Caesarean and Unexpected Outcomes Accurate information to help prepare you for all possible outcomes


Please note: It is possible to attend either a full cycle or individual sessions that interest you, however places are limited and priority is given to those booking full cycles.

Starts: Tuesday, 23rd August 2011
Finishes: Tuesday, 11th October 2011
Venue: Fairy Meadow Community Centre (opp Woolworths)
Classes: 8 sessions of 2 hours
Time: 7.30pm
Price: $120.00 (GST included) full eight weeks.

To enrol, contact Fiona 0419 166 335 or email [email protected]

Keywords: Antenatal, Antenatal Classes, Birth Support, Breastfeeding, Child Birth, Childbirth, Childbirth Education, Education, Family & Parenting Services, Home Birth, Natural Childbirth, Parenting, Sleep, Water Birth

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