Parents Centre

Christchurch Parents Centre

Christchurch Parents Centre

Covid 19 update:

We continue to offer Antenatal courses through lockdown, in an online interactive private-group format, via Zoom.      Zoom is free & easy to join.

In-person classes will resume as soon as it is allowed.

Childbirth Education

   Childbirth Education (Antenatal)
 
Our Childbirth Education 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 over 7 weeks, or book our weekend intensive course.
Our courses sell out fast so early bookings are recommended!
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
  • Mums only/ Dads & Partners only segment
  • Practical Parenting
  • and more!
    
 
All enrolments include 1 year Parents Centre Membership


ANTENATAL and BABY & YOU COURSE PACKAGE  save 30%  (on Baby & You course)

Highly recommended for ongoing support after Baby arrives, knowledge and friendships! 
Baby & You course ALWAYS sells out so secure your place!
** $245 per couple **



ANTENATAL ONLY 
** $210 per couple **

If fees are a barrier to enrolment, please contact us as we may be able to help.

 

 
All enrolments include 1 year Parents Centre Membership
Book below or contact us with any questions: chch.parentscentre@xtra.co.nz

COURSE SCHEDULE - PAPANUI

Christchurch Parents Centre
The Village Papanui, 460 Papanui Rd, cnr Frank St.
Papanui 
                                              

 

 COURSE
 DAYS
 DATES
Due date Guideline
PAN04

Mondays

6:30 -8:45pm

 2 March -  20 April

(gap Easter Monday)

*FULL*

May - June
PAN05

Thursdays 

6:30 -8:45pm

27 February - 9 April *FULL*

late April -June 
PAN06

Wednesdays

 7 - 9:15pm

 8 April - 20 May *1 space left* mid June - July
PAN07

Mondays 

6:30 -8:45pm

11 May - 29 June

(gap Queen's birthday)

* FULL*

mid July - Aug
PAN08

Sat/ Thurs eve /Sat*

25 & 30 April, 2nd May

* 2 places left*

late May, June - July
PAN09

Wednesdays

7pm - 9:15pm

3 June - 15 July

Aug - Sept
PAN10

Mondays

6:30 - 8:45pm

20 July - 31 August

Sept - Oct
PAN11

Sat/ Thurs eve /Sat*

5, 10, 12 September

Oct - Nov
*more dates to come!*
*Saturday classes run from 10am - 4.30pm 
 Click here to book a Papanui course.
 

COURSE SCHEDULE - CASHMERE

Cashmere Presbyterian Church Lounge
Cnr Dyers Pass Road & MacMillan Avenue
       
COURSE  DATES  DAYS & TIMES  Due date Guideline

    2020 DATES

 CAN01  13 January - 24 February   Mondays 7pm - 9:15pm *FULL*  mid March - April
 CAN02  15 January - 26 February  Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:45pm *FULL*  mid March - April
 CAN03  18, 23, 25 January  Saturdays + Thurs evening *FULL*  mid -February - March
CAN04

9 March - 27 April

*no class Easter Monday

Mondays 7pm - 9:15pm *FULL* May-June
CAN05 18 March - 29 April    Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:45pm *FULL* May - June
CAN06

4 May - 22 June 

* no class Queens Birthday

Mondays 7pm - 9:15pm *FULL* July - August
CAN07 9, 14, 16 May Saturdays + Thurs evening May/June/July
CAN08 20 May - 1 July Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:45pm *FULL* July - August
CAN09 6 July - 17 August Mondays 7pm - 9:15pm *FULL* Late August/September
CAN10 22 July - 2 September Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8.45pm September/October
CAN11 15, 20, 22 August Saturdays +Thurs evening September/October
*More dates to come*

Click here to book a Cashmere course.

 

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