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Johnsonville Antenatal Parenting Classes

At the Johnsonville Plunket Antenatal Classes, expectant parents can anticipate:

  • a Tuesday evening 9-week course or 3-day Saturday course facilitated by a fully qualified & practicing midwife, PEPE educator, and a wonderful team of volunteers,

  • learning the essential information to prepare you for pregnancy, birth and learn the practical aspects of parenting once baby is born,

  • a friendly environment where important information is shared about your upcoming journey,

  • and most importantly meeting other expecting parents. 

Topics covered in the course include:

1.           Maternity Services and Pregnancy Care

2.           Labour

3.           Breastfeeding

4.           Birth Interventions and Baby Essentials

5.           Care Following Birth

6.           Becoming Parents, Coping with a New Baby

7.           Hospital Visit and Tips for your New Family

8.           Your New Baby and their development

The current cost of attending the Antenatal classes is $150 per couple, thanks to the generous support of the Johnsonville Charitable Trust and Hutt Mana Charitable Trust. There is also a 50% discount available to Community Services Card Holders.  

NB: The cost of courses may be subject to change

The upcoming schedule of courses:
  • Tuesday 16 October - 11 December | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 8 December - 22 December | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Saturday 5 January - 19 January | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 12 February - 9 April | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 13 April - 27 April | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 30 April - 25 June | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 6 July - 20 July | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 23 July - 17 September | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 28 September - 12 October | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 22 October - 17 December | 6.30pm-8.30pm

As a guideline the facilitator recommends starting antenatal classes with a view of finishing the course no later than 5 weeks before your due date. This is a guideline only and you are more than welcome to register for the course that best suits your needs. 

Johnsonville Plunket reserves the right to cancel or change dates of upcoming courses if we do not have the numbers or funding available.

Register today:

To book your Antenatal class today follow this link https://bookwhen.com/wellingtonnorthplunket

Testimonials and reviews can be found here



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Opening hours: See dates and times above
Phone: NA
Address: 19 Rotoiti Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Email: johnsonville.antenatal@plunket.org.nz


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