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Christchurch Parents Centre

Christchurch Parents Centre

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 Papanui 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 up to $35! We offer discount packages when booking - save up to $35 when booking additional courses with your Antenatal Course.

$195  Antenatal course - content 14+ hours 
 
$215  Antenatal + Baby & You courses (save $25!) - This package is recommended for ongoing support after Baby arrives, education and friendships!
 
$225  Antenatal, Baby & You and Moving and Munching courses (Save $35!) - The full package for ongoing education and support, from pregnancy through to Baby starting solids.
 
$65  Membership 1 year - optional, please add to your booking or contact us on chch.parentscentre@xtra.co.nz

Click here for more information on the benefits of being a member of Parents Centre.

COURSE SCHEDULE - PAPANUI

Chch Parents Centre
The Village Papanui, 460 Papanui Rd, cnr Frank St.
Papanui 
                                              
   COURSE  DAYS DATES  
        Due date Guideline
  PAN01 Sat/Wed/Sat*

 19, 23, 26 January *FULL*

 Mid Feb - Late March

PAN02

Mondays   

6:30-8:45pm

 14 Jan - 25 February *FULL*  Mid Mar - April
PAN03

Tuesdays

7 - 9:15pm

 29 Jan - 12 March *FULL*  April - May
PAN04

 Mondays

6:30 - 8:45pm

 4 March - 15 April  *FULL*  May - June
PAN05

Mondays

6:30 - 8:45pm

29 April - 17 June *FULL* July - Aug
PAN06

Tuesdays

7- 9:15pm

18 June - 30 July *FULL*

mid Aug - Sept

PAN07

Mondays

6:30 - 8:45pm

24 June - 5 August

late Aug - early Oct

PAN08

Thursdays

6:30 - 8:45pm

1 August - 12 September

late Sept - Oct

PAN09

Mondays

6:30 - 8:45pm

12 August - 23 September

Oct - Nov

 
 
*Weekend classes run from 10am - 4.30pm Saturdays, 7-9:15pm Wednesday

 

To book a Papanui class, click here.  
 

COURSE SCHEDULE - CASHMERE

Cashmere Presbyterian Church Lounge
Cnr Dyers Pass Road & MacMillan Avenue
 
2018 Course dates 
 
       
COURSE  DATES  DAYS & TIMES  Due date Guideline
CAN11 5 November - 17 December   Mondays 7-9:15pm *FULL*  Jan - Feb
CAN12 8 November - 20 December  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm *FULL*  Jan - Feb
 
2019 Course dates 
       
COURSE  DATES  DAYS & TIMES  Due date Guideline
CAN01  12, 17, 19 January  2019 Sat/Thur/Sat *FULL*  Feb - March
CAN02  16 Jan - 6 March  Wednesdays, 6.30-8.45pm *FULL*  Late March-  Early May
CAN03  5 Feb - 19 March  Tuesdays, 7-9.15pm *FULL*   April  - May
CAN04  13 March - 24   April Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:45pm *FULL*  mid May - June
CAN05  18 March - 6 May  Mondays  7 - 9:15pm *FULL*  late May - June
CAN06 1 May - 12 June Wednesdays 6.30 - 8.45pm *Full* late June - July
CAN16 11, 16, 18 May  Sat/Thurs/Sat *FULL* June/July
CAN07 13 May  - 1 July* No class Queens Birthday Mondays 7 - 9.15pm *full* July - August
CAN08 19 June - 31 July Wednesdays 6.30 - 8.45pm August - Early September
CAN09 8 July - 19 August Mondays 7 - 9.15pm September

To book a Cashmere class, click here.

 

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