Royal North Shore Hospital: Prenatal & Early Parenting Education & Fitness

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Childbirth & Early Parenting Education

Childbirth & Early Parenting Education is a pre-natal education unit within the Lower North Shore Health Promotion Unit. They conduct courses and workshops to assist in the preparation for birth, early parenting and exercise programs, as well as facility tours for expectant parents – primarily for those attending RNSH for the birth of their baby.

Their course and workshop leaders are qualified midwives, physiotherapists or exercise leaders who are highly skilled adult educators. They undergo extensive training and assessment with the health service.

HypnoBirthing – six week evening series $165pp
Early Pregnancy Class – evening class $35pp
Birth & Beyond – seven week evening series $165pp
Birthing Workshop – one day/weekend $135pp
Birthing Workshop with a Difference – one day/weekend $135pp
Expecting Again – two week evening series $80pp
Twins Plus – Sunday half day - $75pp
Prep for Caesarean – evening class $50pp

Parenting Workshop – one day/weekend $130pp
Daytime Breastfeeding – no charge
Evening Breastfeeding - $35pp
‘Grand Parenting’ – Sunday half day $80
Infant Massage – four week daytime series $130pp
Baby CPR & First Aid – Sunday half day - $99pp - NEW!

Pre and Postnatal Aqua Exercise –evenings $120/5
Pre and Postnatal Yoga – evenings $120/5
Postnatal Physiotherapy Exercise – daytime $120/5

Birthing Workshop in Cantonese and Mandarin – one day/weekend - $135pp
Parenting Workshop in Cantonese and Mandarin – one day/weekend $130pp
Breastfeeding classes in Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean – daytime – no charge

Tour of Maternity & Birth Units – Sundays $10pp

Click the link below HERE for detailed descriptions and more information on the comprehensive range of courses on offer. All enrolments are now on-line.

Please note that bookings are required for ALL courses and they encourage you to book in advance to ensure your and/or your partner’s place is reserved.

Medicare does not offer a rebate for courses, however most private health funds will offer at least a partial rebate.

Still have questions? Click the HERE to read answers to many Frequently Asked Questions.

For more information you can email [email protected]au or call 9462 9588 during business hours – 9am to 4pm only.