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Exercise and back care in pregnancy:

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Westmead Hospital

Hawkesbury Road

Westmead education and conference centre (WECC)

Westmead, NSW 2145

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The pregnancy and back care class is designed for women who are interested in keeping fit and healthy during their pregnancy. It is facilitated by a physiotherapist who specialises in pregnancy related issues. There is plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions. The class is for women of any gestation, however we recommend you book into the first available session. The class is designed as a 'one off' and is not designed to be attended more than once.

WOMEN EXPERIENCING LOW BACK AND PELVIC GIRDLE PAIN ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

This class is for women only.

During the session, you will explore:

  • Changes and discomforts of pregnancy

  • Back and pelvic pain: management strategies

  • Exercises to help you stay fit and feel good in pregnancy, including a brief gentle exercise session

  • Pelvic floor muscle function

  • Fitness and exercise guidelines

The pregnancy and back care class will be held in the Seminar rooms of the Education and Conference Centre at Westmead Hospital (enter via the main entrance of the hospital). There is no charge to attend.

There is no child-minding available.

Please be aware that you will be required to pay for parking if you choose to park within the hospital grounds.

This session includes information, education and a brief gentle exercise session to assist you ease your aches and pains and keep fit and healthy in pregnancy.

FAQ'S

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
See parking and public transport information located at http://www.wslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Childbirth---Parenting-Education/Maps---Directions

Do I bring my partner along with me?​
Due to the personal nature of what is discussed this is the only session that partners are not to attend.

What can/can't I bring to the event?
You may like to bring a snack. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
WSLHD-ParentingClasses@health.nsw.gov.au

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

No

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can return to the booking page to do so.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You may print out your ticket or save on the eventbrite app.

What is the refund policy?

A full refund may be given only in the following circumstances:

  • Premature birth

  • Hospital admission

  • Cancellation request 3 weeks prior to the class commencement date

Private Health Fund rebates are available. A certificate is issued upon request.


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Westmead Hospital

Hawkesbury Road

Westmead education and conference centre (WECC)

Westmead, NSW 2145

Australia

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