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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 $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, r ecommended 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
 
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/Thurs/Sat   20, 25 & 27th January Feb- March
  PAN02 Monday  15 January - 26 February  * FULL* March- April
  PAN03 Wednesday  17 January - 28 February *FULL*  March- April
  PAN04 Tuesday  20 February - 3 April *FULL*  late April -May
  PAN05 Sat/Thurs/Sat  17, 22 & 24 March *1 place left* mid April - May
  PAN06 Wednesday  21 March - 9 May *1 place left* late May - June
  PAN07 Tuesday  1 May - 12 June *FULL* late June - July
  PAN08 Sat/Thurs/Sat  19, 24, 26 May mid-June - July
  PAN09 Wednesday  23 May - 4 July *FULL* late July - Aug
  PAN10 Monday 18 June - 30 July *2 places left* mid Aug - Sept
  PAN11 Tuesday  26 June - 7 August *FULL* late Aug - Sept
  PAN12 Sat/Thurs/Sat  11, 16, 18 August mid Aug - Sept
  PAN13 Sat/Thurs/Sat  8, 13, 15 September  Sept - Oct
  PAN14 Monday  13 Aug - 24 Sept *FULL*  Oct - Nov
  PAN15 Wednesday  12 Sept - 24 Oct *FULL*  Nov - Dec
  PAN16 Tuesday  23 Oct - 4 Dec  mid Dec - Jan
  PAN17 Monday  29 Oct - 10 Dec  late Dec - Feb
  PAN18 Wednesday  7 Nov - 19 Dec  Jan - Feb
  PAN19 Sat/Thurs/Sat  17, 22, 24 Nov  mid Dec - Jan
  PAN20 Sat/Thurs/Sat  1, 6, 8 Dec  late Dec - Feb
 
 
Weeknight classes run from 7- 9pm
Weekend classes run from 10am - 4.30pm Saturdays, 7-9pm Thursday
 
To book a Papanui 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 *FULL*  mid July - Aug
  CAN06  17 May - 28 June  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm *FULL*   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  *FULL*
 Sept - Oct
  CAN08  19 July - 30 August  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm *FULL*  mid Sept - Oct
CAN09 3 September - 15 October   Mondays 7 - 9pm *1 space left*  Nov - mid Dec
CAN10 6 September - 25 October  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm  Nov - Dec
CAN11 5 November - 17 December   Mondays 7-9pm  Jan - Feb
CAN12 8 November - 20 December  Thursdays 6.30 - 8.45pm  Jan - Feb
 

To book a Cashmere class, click here.

 
 

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