Johnsonville Antenatal Parenting Classes

At the Johnsonville Antenatal Classes, expectant parents can anticipate:

  • an 8-week course or 3-day 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,

  • hearing from specialists in Post Natal Distress, Car Seat technicians, Pelvic Floor Muscle development, The early days at home, and Paternal Adjustment. 

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

  • delicious baking made by volunteers and a Coffee Group catch up once the course has finished

  • 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. Brain Development, Attachment and Your New Baby

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:
2018
 
  • Saturday 8 December - 22 December | 9.00am-3.00pm
2019
  • Saturday 5 January - 19 January | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 12 February - 2 April | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 13 April - 27 April | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 30 April - 18 June | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 6 July - 20 July | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 23 July - 10 September | 6.30pm-8.30pm
  • Saturday 28 September - 12 October | 9.00am-3.00pm
  • Tuesday 22 October - 10 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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Details

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

Services

  • Parenting education
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