Whānau Āwhina Plunket antenatal courses in Matamata are free to attend. Our fully qualified Childbirth Educators provide up-to-date, evidence-based information in a relaxed environment. Our goal is that expectant parents will feel empowered and informed about pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn parenting.

During this free antenatal course you'll learn about:

  • Preparation for labour
  • Information on birthing options
  • Tools for successful breastfeeding
  • Practical newborn care
  • Support/services available once baby is born

Saturday Courses

Two sessions, 9am-3pm each day with a lunch break

  • Please check back for future Saturday courses

Wednesday Evening Courses

Four sessions, 6.15pm-9.15pm

  • 28 February - 20 March 2024
  • 1-22 May 2024