Christchurch

Christchurch

Childbirth Education

  Childbirth Education(Antenatal)
 
Our Childbirth Education courses are designed for those expecting their first child.  The courses are taught by our very experienced, knowledgeable and open-minded Diploma Qualified Childbirth Educators.  

We offer classes in Bishopdale and Cashmere.  Our classes are well-known for forming long lasting support, friendships and coffee groups, so we recommend you choose the location best suited to where you live.  
Enrolment is for Mummy-to-be and Husband/Partner/Support person.

Courses run continuously throughout the year.  Evening courses are 14+ hours total spread over 7 weeks, or book our weekend intensive course.
Early bookings are recommended when you are between 6 and 12 weeks pregnant.  You will start attending your classes between 26 and 32 weeks pregnant.

Your questions are encouraged, and there is time for a cuppa and bikkies!

The content of the course covers:
  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Stages of Labour
  • Birth
  • Coping techniques
  • Pain management options
  • Partner support
  • Breastfeeding
  • Practical Parenting
 
 
    

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

Save $30! We offer a discount package when booking - save $30 by booking Antenatal and Baby & You courses together.

$195  Antenatal course - content 14+ hours 
$210  Antenatal + Baby & You courses (save $30!) - Our most popular package, recommended for ongoing support after Baby arrives, education and friendships!
 
$80 membership 1 year - optional, please add to your booking or contact us on chch.parentscentre@xtra.co.nz
 
 

COURSE SCHEDULE - BISHOPDALE

Chch Parents Centre
2/2 Leacroft Street
Bishopdale 

2017 Course dates 

                                              
   COURSE  DAYS DATES  
        Due date Guideline
  BAN01 Sat/Thurs/Sat  20, 25 & 27th January Feb- March
  BAN02 Monday 15 January - 26 February  * FULL* March- April
  BAN03 Wednesday 17 January - 28 February *3 spaces left* March- April
  BAN04 Tuesday 20 February - 3 April *FULL* late April -May
  BAN05 Sat/Thurs/Sat 17, 22 & 24 March *FULL* mid April - May
  BAN06 Wednesday 21 March - 9 May late May - June
  BAN07 Tuesday 24 April - 5 June late June - July
  BAN08 Sat/Thurs/Sat 19, 24, 26 May mid-June - July
  BAN09 Wednesday 23 May - 4 July late July - Aug
  BAN10 Monday 18 June - 30 July mid Aug - Sept
  BAN11 Tuesday 26 June - 7 Aug late Aug - Sept
  BAN12 Sat/Thurs/Sat 21, 26, 28 July mid Aug - Sept
 

Weeknight classes run from 7- 9pm
Weekend classes run from 10am - 4.30pm Saturdays, 7-9pm Thursday

To book a Bishopdale class, click here.

 


COURSE SCHEDULE - CASHMERE

Cashmere Presbyterian Church Lounge
Cnr Dyers Pass Road & MacMillan Avenue
 
2018 Course dates 

         
2018 COURSE  DATES  DAYS & TIMES  Due date Guideline
  CAN01 13, 17, 20 January  Saturdays 10am-4:30pm Wed 7-9pm *FULL*  February - March
  CAN02  11 January - 22 February  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm *FULL*   February - March
  CAN03  19 February - 9 April  Mondays 7- 9pm  *FULL*   late April - May
  CAN04  15 March - 26 April  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm  *FULL*   mid May - June
  CAN05  7 May - 25 June  Mondays 7- 9pm *1 space left*  mid July - Aug
  CAN06  17 May - 28 June  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm   mid July - Aug
  CAN13  7, 12, 14 July  Saturdays 10am-4:30pm Thur 7-9pm   Aug - Sept
  CAN07  9 July - 20 August  Mondays 7- 9pm   Sept - Oct
  CAN08  19 July - 30 August  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm   mid Sept - Oct
 
To book a Cashmere class, click here.
 
 


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