Preparing for childbirth

Calvary North Adelaide Hospital has a comprehensive Pre-Natal education program run by our midwives to provide you with information, support and guidance as you and your family prepare for pregnancy and parenting.

Our dedicated obstetricians, paediatricians, midwives, nurses and allied health teams are here to support all aspects of your midwifery care. Tours of the birthing and maternity suites are available on request. Please phone 08 8239 9146 to arrange.


Pre-natal education for parents to be

Seminars explore topics such as diet, work, exercise and early screening. Participants are also given a tour of the Maternity facilities at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital.


 Free

 Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Connery House

 Bookings essential, call 08 8239 9146

From 28 weeks into the pregnancy, our parent education program is available as either a four week program (2-hour sessions) or a one day workshop. Sessions focus on:
Physiology of pregnancy

  • The normal birth process
  • Pain management
  • Other procedures that may occur
  • Tour of the unit
  • Post natal care
  • The newborn – characteristics, behaviour and basic care

 Courses run throughout the year

 Midweek evening and Saturday

 Free

 Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Connery House

 Bookings essential, call 08 8239 9146

Recommended in early pregnancy, this physio class assists women to care for their physical comfort and fitness in pregnancy.


Courses run every second month

 Free

Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Connery House

 Bookings essential, Call 08 8239 9146

From 30-32 weeks into pregnancy, this discussion session focuses on lactation and practical feeding techniques.

 Monday and Wednesday evenings (twice a month)

 Free

Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Connery House

 Bookings essential, Call 08 8239 9146

At any stage of the pregnancy, this workshop is an opportunity for grandparents to hear about current birthing, infant care and feeding practices.


 Courses run quarterly

 Free

Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Connery House

 Bookings essential, Call 08 8239 9146

Contact us

For further information or enquiries, please contact Liz Kleinig the Clinical Manager Maternity, Calvary North Adelaide Hospital.

 Call: 08 8239 9146 | Fax: 08 8239 9115

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