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St George Hospital

Welcome to St George Hospital's Parent Education booking page. Our Parent Education sessions are a great way to prepare you and your family for childbirth and parenting. Education, knowledge, and support are key to positive experience and empowering families to make informed decisions about their journeys.

Click below to see more details of the sessions available

Current Events

Past Events

  • Thursday 1st December 6.30pm to 9.00pm
    St George Hospital's Breastfeeding program is run by a lactation consultant from 6:30pm-9pm. This session includes; the first breastfeed, breast changes during the first few weeks, the role of rooming in, baby led feeding, positioning, attachment, signs your baby is getting enough milk and overcoming challenges. This program is best attended from 26 to 34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre
  • Saturday 3rd & 10th December 9.30-3.30pm
    St George Hospital's 'Having Your Baby' program is a comprehensive labour, birth, and parenting program run by a midwife & physiotherapist. This session is run over two weeks, eg. consecutive Saturdays 9.30am-3.30pm. Ideally you will begin this program from 26-34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre, Function Room
  • Wednesday 7th December 6.00pm to 9.00pm
    St George's Active Birth program is a one off 3 hour session from 6-9pm. Run by a midwife with extensive experience in supporting women achieve a normal birth using active birth techniques. This is a practical and natural labour focused program. Ideally this session is best between 26 and 34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre, Level 1
  • Sunday 11th December 9.30am to 3.30pm
    This one day session focuses on meeting your new baby and the first few days with your newborn. We will discuss breastfeeding, sleep and settling and newborn behaviour. This session is ideally attended by those who are doing 'Active Birth' or 'Calmbirth®'. This session is best attended from 28 - 36 weeks gestation.
    Research and Education Centre, St George Hospital
  • This Breastfeeding session is run by a lactation consultant from 6:30pm-9pm. Included is: The first breastfeed, breast changes during the first few weeks, the role of rooming in and baby led feeding, positioning and attachment, signs your baby is getting enough milk & overcoming challenges. The beauty of this session is you can take part from the comfort of your own home. An invite with the link to log in will be sent to you a few days before the session starts
  • St George's Active Birth program is a one off 3 hour session from 6-9pm. Run by a midwife with extensive experience in supporting women achieve a normal birth using active birth techniques. This is a practical and natural labour focused program. Ideally this session is best between 26 and 34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre, Level 1
  • Having Your Baby is a comprehensive labour, birth, and parenting program run by a midwife and a physiotherapist. This session is run over two weeks, eg. consecutive Saturdays 9.30am-3.30pm. Becoming Us complements this session by focusing on the transitions into parenthood. This section of the session is run online over two evenings 6:30-8:30pm. Ideally you will begin this program from 26-34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre, Function Room
  • Having Your Baby is a comprehensive labour, birth, and parenting program run by a midwife and a physiotherapist. A hospital tour is included. This program is run in the evening over five weeks, 6:30-8:30pm. Four weeks are face to face and one week is online. Becoming Us complements this session by focusing on the transition into parenthood. This is held online over the last two weeks, 6:30-8:30pm. Ideally you would start this program from 26-30 weeks gestation.
    Research and Education Centre - St George Hospital
  • St George Hospital's Breastfeeding program is run by a lactation consultant from 6:30pm-9pm. This session includes; the first breastfeed, breast changes during the first few weeks, the role of rooming in, baby led feeding, positioning, attachment, signs your baby is getting enough milk and overcoming challenges. This program is best attended from 26 to 34 weeks gestation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre
  • A stand alone session Just for Dads running on Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Topics covered include: What it means to be dad, dad's role in labour and birth, infant communication, bonding, caring for your baby, dad's role in supporting breastfeeding, changing relationships and roles. A great way to meet new Dads to be.
    Research and Education Centre, St George Hospital
  • When you first bring your newborn baby home from hospital it is both an exciting and daunting time. Being prepared and confident in your ability to provide First Aid for your new baby is an important skill to learn. This information session teaches you the very important skills and confidence needed to provide CPR and First Aid in the emergency situation.
    St George Hospital, Research & Education Centre
  • This one day session focuses on meeting your new baby and the first few days with your newborn. We will discuss breastfeeding, sleep and settling and newborn behaviour. This session is ideally attended by those who are doing 'Active Birth' or 'Calmbirth®'. This session is best attended from 28 - 36 weeks gestation.
    Research and Education Centre, St George Hospital