Booking platform – antenatal education classes

Calvary John James Hospital is pleased to announce we have partnered with 10to8 to create an online booking platform for our antenatal education classes. Bookings can be made via the website or QR code:

BOOK VIA WEBSITE

 

All our classes are held in the Education Room which is located underneath the Maternity Unit.

There are no fees for any of our antenatal education classes, and your birth support person is encouraged to attend.

If you attended these classes for a previous pregnancy, you are welcome to attend during this pregnancy.

Please note – if a class is full, the date will not show up on the booking platform but may still appear on the information tables below.

 

Class information

 

You are welcome to attend this class any time in second or third trimester, ideally between 30-37 weeks of pregnancy.

The class covers:

  • Stages of labour
  • Vaginal delivery/assisted vaginal delivery/caesarean section delivery
  • When to ring the hospital
  • Pain relief options
  • The role of your support person
  • Baby cares advice
  • Lactation advice

 

Class timetable

To see current timetables, availability and book your space, visit our booking platform.
 

Please note:
  • If you have been asked or wish to attend both Labour and birth classes and planned caesarean section classes:
    • Please enrol only in labour and birthing classes and attend the second class in a series of 4 planned caesarean section classes on a Thursday evening from 6.30 to 8.30pm.
    • If you are unable to attend on a Thursday night, please come to a Saturday session between 11am to 1.00 pm.

You are welcome to attend this class any time in second or third trimester, ideally between 30-37 weeks of pregnancy.

The class covers:

  • What occurs prior/during/after a caesarean section delivery
  • When to ring the hospital (if you go into labour prior to your planned caesarean section)
  • The role of your support person
  • Baby cares advice
  • Lactation advice

 

Class timetable

To see current timetables, availability and book your space, visit our booking platform.
 

Please note:
  • If you have been asked or wish to attend both Labour and Birth classes and Planned Caesarean Section classes:
    • Please enrol only in Labour and Birthing classes and attend the second class in a series of 4 Planned Caesarean Section classes on a Thursday evening from 6.30 to 8.30pm.
    • If you are unable to attend on a Thursday night, please come to a Saturday session between 11am to 1.00 pm.

You are welcome to attend this class any time in second or third trimester, ideally between 20-25 weeks of pregnancy.  This class is suitable for all pregnant women, even if you are planning an elective caesarean section birth and goes over lots of practical advice.

The class covers:

  • Anatomical changes in pregnancy
  • How to activate your pelvic floor muscles correctly
  • Safe exercise options in pregnancy
  • Avoiding back and pelvic pain
  • TENS machine use
  • Perineal massage

 

Class timetable

To see current timetables, availability and book your space, visit our booking platform.

Our maternity education package is also available online – the package contains the complete recorded works of our face-to-face classes, workshops and tour. We hope that you find these videos convenient and easy to follow.

To access this package, visit www.calvaryjjnewparents.org.au.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected], or call (02) 6281 8370