North Melbourne Community Program 28/02/2017, 07/03/2017, 14/03/2017, 21/03/2017
$0 – $110
North Melbourne Community Program 28/02/2017, 07/03/2017, 14/03/2017, 21/03/2017

North Melbourne Community Program 28/02/2017, 07/03/2017, 14/03/2017, 21/03...

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Abbotsford St Maternal and Child Health Centre

505 Abbotsford St

(opp. Royal Children's Hospital)

North Melbourne, VIC 3051

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North Melbourne Community Program

You will need to attend all four dates listed in the event title

When you attend a community venue, one of the workshops will be held at the Women's in Parkville and will include a hospital tour. Three sessions are with a midwife and the fourth session is with a local Maternal and Child Health Nurse.

Please be on time for all workshops. Your partner/support person is encouraged to attend the workshops with you. One ticket is for both you and your partner or support person to attend.

Please bring your “Having Your Baby at The Women’s” book to all workshops.

You can bring snacks and drinks to consume during workshops.

Please ensure when booking your workshops that they are completed before your 36th week of pregnancy.

Labour and Birth topics include:

  • Signs of labour
  • When to come to hospital
  • Progress of labour and birth
  • Role of support person
  • Practical coping methods during labour
  • Options for pain management
  • Unexpected outcomes, such as emergency caesarean

Parenting and Breastfeeding Topics include:

  • Breast changes in pregnancy
  • Understanding breastfeeding
  • Having your baby in skin to skin contact and the first breastfeed
  • Normal newborn feeding behaviour in the first 48 hours and beyond
  • Safe sleeping and settling
  • Parenting and relationship changes
  • Communicating with your baby
  • Community supports for the family

Hospital Tour Topics include:

  • When and where to come to hospital
  • Parking options
  • Tour of Birth Centre and brief description of care during labour and birth
  • Tour of post-natal ward & discussion on care in the first few days

Optional Free Events

You may also book the following optional events free of charge (by selecting Bonus ticket) , when you pay for this workshop series:

1. Caring for Yourself in Pregnancy (early pregnancy workshop) - women only

2. Talking Dads - men only

Note: For convenience these two events could be booked on the same evening

If you book a workshop but do not attend no refund will be given. A refund will only be available if cancellation is made at least one week before the first booked session.

Please choose your dates carefully as workshops book out quickly. It may not be possible to change your booking to a different date if your preferred date is already booked out.

ELIGIBILITY

You must be a resident in one of the following suburbs / postcodes to be eligible to participate in this workshop:

North Melbourne 3051, East Melbourne 3002, West Melbourne 3003, Kensington 3031, South Yarra 3141, Carlton 3053, CBD 3000, Parkville 3052, Southbank 3006, Docklands 3008

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Abbotsford St Maternal and Child Health Centre

505 Abbotsford St

(opp. Royal Children's Hospital)

North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Australia

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