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Preparing for Pregnancy Information Evenings

Preparing for Pregnancy Information Evenings are offered regularly for people considering or planning a pregnancy. They include educational presentations from an obstetrician, physiotherapist, dietician and a midwife.

Due to COVID-19, the information sessions are currently held on Zoom. However, in usual circumstances they are face to face and may include a tour of the maternity unit.

Cost: Free

Length: 2 hour class

Find and book a session

Topics covered:

Presentation from a visiting Obstetrician
The role of the obstetrician, and the booking process
Tests to expect in pregnancy and genetic counselling
General physical well-being prior to pregnancy

Presentation from our hospital Physiotherapist
Back care/posture, pelvic floor exercises, and exercise before and after pregnancy

Presentation from our dietician
Key nutrient requirements for pregnancy, food safety, pregnancy symptoms impacting nutrition and healthy weight

Cord blood collection
Cellcare presents collecting and storing your baby’s cord blood and tissue

Mitcham midwife
Our midwife concludes with information on public and private care, facilities and services at Mitcham Private, antenatal classes, midwifery care, private health insurance tips and ambulance cover.

Please note that when you register, the booking is per couple (2 people).

For more information please call 9210 3111 or email Antenatal Education Coordinator

Planning for Pregnancy