$210 – $340

Positive Birth and Parenting Workshop (Face to Face & Online) Saturday

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Westmead Hospital

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Westmead, NSW 2145

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Positive Birth and Parenting Workshop (Face to Face & Online) Saturday 23rd July & Saturday 30th July 2022 - Baby due 27th Aug to 29th Oct

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Positive Birth and Parenting Workshop (Face to Face & Online) Saturday - consists of 2 sessions held on consecutive Saturdays. Each session runs for 6 hours and includes a lunch break. To get the most out of your course we encourage you to attend in person. If this isn't possible you can attend via Zoom. If you attend this program you are entitled to attend a breastfeeding workshop free.

Westmead Hospital positive birth and parenting workshop is a unique childbirth preparation program that brings together only evidence-based techniques and practices. The techniques that you learn for your birth in this course are supported by research.

The workshop starts promptly at 9 am. Please arrive at 8.45 am for registration so the day can begin on time.

YOU MUST BE BIRTHING YOUR BABY AT WESTMEAD HOSPITAL TO RECEIVE A DISCOUNTED FEE. ALL WOMEN BOOKED TO BIRTH THEIR BABY AT ANOTHER HOSPITAL MUST PAY THE FULL FEE.

It is recommended to book this workshop if you are due between 27th Aug to 29th Oct 2022

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Mind and body working together during labour
  • Labouring at home and when to come to the hospital
  • Positions for labour and birth – being active
  • Birth with confidence
  • Evidence-based techniques for labour and birth including acupressure, massage, breathing and relaxation
  • Tour of the Birth Unit
  • Handling and care of baby
  • Helping your baby’s sleeping and waking patterns
  • Being informed about common obstetric interventions
  • Calming an unsettled baby
  • Communicating with your baby
  • Parenting issues – including postnatal depression, roles and identities
  • And more!

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The cost of the Saturday Workshop also includes a free registration to the Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop You will be required to insert your Saturday workshop booking number to get the free registration.

The Saturday Workshop will be held in the Seminar rooms of the Education and Conference Centre at Westmead Hospital (enter via the main entrance of the hospital) in either Seminar rooms 5, 6, 7 or theatre 4. A sign will indicate which room you are in.

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

This program is an interactive workshop designed to enhance your birthing and early parenting experience.

If you need to change your booking email:WSLHD-westmead-parentingeducation@health.nsw.gov.au

Where possible we will try to meet your change of date/event request.

What are my transport/parking options for 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 to all the classes with me?​ Partners are encouraged to attend. If your partner can't make it then you can bring along a support person.

What can/can't I bring to the event? You may like to bring a water bottle, snacks and lunch.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Email: WSLHD-westmead-parentingeducation@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? No. You can print out or save on the Eventbrite app if you wish.

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

If less than three weeks’ notice will incur a fee of $30.00. NO REFUND will be given for cancellation requests less than three days before a class commences. NO REFUND will be given for change of mind after the program has commenced.

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

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