Childbirth and Parenting Classes
Hurstville Maternity have teamed up with premium online antenatal classes, Birthbeat.
Our outpatient education provides information and support throughout the entire pregnancy is vital for you and your family.
Our classes are open to any expectant mums and their partners, to help them understand pregnancy, delivery and the transition to becoming parents.
All classes are conducted by our qualified midwifery educators – and because of COVID-19 restrictions are now held are online, by Birthbeat
Classes cover topics such as:
- Pregnancy concerns
- Stages of labour and birth
- Obstetric interventions
- Pain relief
- Role of the support person and helpful ideas
- Postnatal care of mum
- Formula feeding and sterilizing
- Newborn characteristics and their patterns of behaviour and communication
- Care of your newborn
- Parenting skills
- Sleep and settling techniques
- Tests while in hospital
- Community support
Baby CPR Classes now available with Parent Medic
Online classes now available
Does your baby need a doctor, an ambulance or home care? Learn these newborn first aid essentials and you'll always know what to do.
Hurstville Maternity and The Parentmedic Movement believe every parent deserves access to a health education program that will empower them to keep their newborn safe, understand baby first aid and health recommendations for common illnesses for your child.
Mandarin Pre and Postnatal classes
Pre and postnatal classes available
Little Whales offer the following classes in Mandarin
- 多胎妊娠与分娩Multiple pregnancy class
- 哺乳期的母乳喂养Breastfeeding and lactation
- 出院回家坐月子Transition from hospital to home
- 宝宝洗澡与安抚Baby bath & massage
- 宝宝睡眠与安抚 Baby Sleep & settling
- 祖父母澳洲培训 Grandparents participation & training
Important postnatal programs for new mothers
We provide a series of education classes during your stay, designed for new and previous mums in mind.
Classes include Breastfeeding, Physiotherapy, sleep and settling techniques, baby bath demonstrations and going home / life with a newborn baby.
Learn about looking after your baby
As a new mother, you can learn more actively when your baby first arrives. We offer timely and relevant inpatient education for our private patients
- Classes include
- sleep and settling techniques,
- baby bath demonstrations
- going home
- life with a newborn baby
Maternity Unit Tours
COVID-19 UPDATE - STRICT MEASURES ARE NOW IN PLACE
If you or anyone you know, plan on visiting Hurstville Private Hospital, please note that there are now heavy restrictions in place regarding who is permitted in the hospital and when.
The safety and well being of our mums and babies is of the utmost importance. Therefore we are currently only permitting the partner of mothers and baby to visit our Maternity Unit. All other family members and friends are now NOT permitted to visit the Maternity Unit.
In addition all maternity tours are temporarily cancelled until further notice.
Face to Face Antenatal Classes Returning
We are bringing our face to face Antenatal classes back to Hurstville Maternity. You'll need to register as spots are limited.
Our lovely Midwives from Hurstville Maternity will be educating our Mums and Dads to be, with what to expect leading up to the birth of your baby, the delivery of your baby and parenthood. A Cell Care educator will also be presenting to give you some information about storing your baby’s stem cells.
Contact our pre-admissions clerk on 02 9579 7786 for more details and to secure your spot today.