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Antenatal Classes Package

2022 Class schedule 

  • Saturdays, 11th & 18th June, 9am to 3.30pm (Due July) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay
  • Sundays, 3rd & 10th July, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Aug) - Located at the Birth Centre, Melling Lower Hutt
  • Saturdays, 6th & 13th August, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Sept) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay 
  • Saturdays, 10th & 17th September, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Oct) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay
  • Saturdays, 24th September & 1st October, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Nov) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay
  • Saturdays, 12th & 19th November, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Dec) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay
  • Saturdays, 3rd & 10th December, 9am to 3.30pm (Due Jan) - Located at Homes of Compassion, Island Bay

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Brief overview of pregnancy topics
  • Choices in childbirth
  • Your labour journey
  • Managing strategies
  • Dad's and Partners role
  • Breastfeeding
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Responsive parenting
  • Practical parenting

Once Antenatal classes are completed, Wellington South Parents Centre helps the participants to form an informal support group.

Part of this Antenatal package entitles you to a one year membership to Parents Centre.  This includes discounts to other parenting programmes and partner discounts (e.g. The Sleep Store, Baby Factory, Resene and Baby on the move discounts).

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COST $230.00

CPR & Child First Aid Class

This course is held over 2x Mondays from 7 to 9pm and aims to give you the basic CPR and health knowledge to care for your child.  The course will teach you how to save a baby's or a child's life with CPR.  The Child Health part of the course covers common illnesses for 0-5 years, first aid kit contents, and the basic first aid knowledge.

This class is taught by a GP and an intensive care paramedic.

Bring your baby - we have a change table available, plus there will be someone to cuddle your baby if you need a break.

Cost: $20 per person, $30 for a family ( this is you plus a support person - your partner, your mum, or anyone else you'd like to bring)

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COST $20.00

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