Antenatal Classes 2021-06-02T12:39:21+00:00

Antenatal Classes

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PPC are excited to offer a range of classes to help you prepare for your new baby. We aim to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to inform and empower you, and help you to make informed decisions about you care.

Our class groups are small (no more than 8 couples) and are very informal.

Light refreshments are provided.

Preparation for Parenthood Weekly Course

These weekly evening sessions run over 3 consecutive weeks. The course gradually prepares you for your birth and the early weeks with your newborn.

Week 1 – Labour and Birth: Signs of Labour, stages of labour, when to go to hospital, pain relief.

Week 2 – Newborn care: Newborn behaviour and care, recovery after birth, common early issues and how to manage them.

Week 3 – Breastfeeding: Skin to skin contact at birth, how to know if your baby is getting enough, how to get a good latch
Facilitated by an experienced midwife and lactation consultant in a relaxed environment.

Cost $150 per couple for all 3 sessions. You may also opt to book individual sessions to your needs. Individual sessions are $60 per couple.

Preparation for Parenthood Comprehensive Workshop

Our comprehensive, weekend workshop covers all you need to know about your transition to parenthood. We explain the physiology of labour and birth labour, explore common issues during early newborn life, and prepare you for the early days of breastfeeding. The 4 hour session is a mixture of teaching and practical tasks.

Facilitated by an experienced midwife and lactation consultant in a relaxed environment.

Cost: $120 per couple

Breastfeeding Class

Feel more prepared for feeding your baby with our dedicated breastfeeding class. Facilitated by an experienced Lactation Consult, the class covers breastfeeding basics plus how to manage early breastfeeding challenges.

Cost: $60 per couple

VBAC Class

A specially designed class for women planning a vaginal birth after a previous caesarean section. This 2 hour session looks at the normal physiology of labour and birth, presents evidence based information on the risks and benefits of VBAC, and explores strategies to help you navigate a successful VBAC at your chosen birthing hospital.

Facilitated by an experienced midwife

Cost:$50 per couple

ALL CLASSES ARE FACILITATED BY EXPERIENCED MIDWIVES & LACTATION CONSULTANTS

BOOK via EMAIL admin@perthpregnancycenter.com.au
OR phone: (08) 6202 0057

CLASS LOCATION: The PPC Hub
31 Ningaloo bend CLARKSON (behind the Perth Pregnancy Center)