Additional or supplementary courses

Additional courses or services may be offered in conjunction with or additional to the “standard” CBE course. The following are examples of these.

Early Pregnancy

Duration of course: usually held over two to three sessions.

Topics include:


Duration of course: usually open group with women joining the class throughout the year.

Topics include:

Refresher courses

Duration of course: minimum of 4 hours, usually over 2 to 4 weeks. Weekend or block courses may also be run according to the expressed needs of pregnant women.

Teaching Resources

To enable the Childbirth educator to vary her teaching and presentation techniques, a range of resources will be necessary. The extent of these resources will vary from Centre to Centre according to circumstances may include most of the following:


Find out whether any of these courses are offered at your local centre, please contact your centre. 
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