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Antenatal Classes

 

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Bay of Islands Antenatal Classes

- Wednesday Evening Classes

- Saturday Morning Classes

> Dargaville Antenatal Classes

Saturday Classes

> Whangarei Antenatal Classes 

Midweek Evening Classes

- Weekend Classes

Whangarei Coffee Morning Group

  
 

 

 

Course Content
  • Healthy Pregnancy and Birth – what to expect
    • Pregnancy and labour
    • Signs and symptoms of labour
    • Stages of labour
  • Possible Complications of Pregnancy and Birth
    • Pain relief options
    • Induction of labour
    • Caesarean Sections
  • Nitty Gritty and Relaxation
    • Realities of birth and the early days
    • Breathing and relaxation
  • Tour of Maternity Unit
    • Tour of local birthing unit
    • Bathing a new-born baby
  • The New-born
    • Caring for your new baby
    • Decision-making
    • Wrapping and nappies
    • Safe sleeping
  • Breastfeeding
    • Breastfeeding information
    • Techniques & support
Bay of Islands Antenatal Classes

Three classes, one per week for three consecutive weeks.  Classes are free and open to all. Support people welcome to attend too. 

Wednesday Evenings, 5pm - 8pm

Next class start dates:

  • Wednesday, 03 August 2022
  • Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Saturday Mornings, 10am - 1pm

Next class start date:

  • Saturday, 20 August 2022

Contact

Book via email at cj.midwife@gmail.com or phone 0800 242 229 the Bay of Islands Maternity Unit.

Location
Bay of Islands Hospital Maternity Ward, Kawakawa

 

Dargaville Antenatal Classes

These are one day classes.  Classes are free and open to all. Support people welcome to attend too.

Saturday Mornings, 9am - 3pm

Next class start dates:

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
  • Saturday, 26 November 2022

Contact

Book by phoning 09 430 2324.

Location
Kaipara Community Centre, 38 Hokianga Road, Dargaville 

 

Whangarei Antenatal Classes

Classes are free and open to all. Support people welcome to attend too.

Midweek Evening Classes, 6pm - 8pm

Six classes, one per week for six consecutive weeks.   Held Tuesday or Wednesday evenings.  

Shared supper – please bring some nibbles/finger food to share.

Next class start dates:

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
  • Wednesday, 09 November 2022

Weekend Classes, Saturday and Sunday 9am - 1pm

Weekend classes are a condensed version of the weeknight classes.  

Next class dates:

  • 06 - 07 August 2022
  • 17 - 18 September 2022
  • 15 - 16 October 2022
  • 5 - 6 November 2022
  • 10 - 11 December 2022

Contact

Book by phoning 09 430 2324.

Location
Te Puawai Ora, 18 Commerce Street, Whangarei

 

Whangarei Coffee Morning Group

We have weekly coffee groups running throughout the year with guest speakers attending some sessions and a Sleeping & Settling Workshop once a month. These coffee groups are open to anyone that is pregnant or has a young baby.

It is a great chance to meet other new parents and gain support as a new parent.

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.   

Note: Coffee groups are not held on public holidays or during school holidays.

When
Monday weekly, 10am - 12noon

Location
Te Puawai Ora, 18 Commerce Street, Whangarei

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