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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.

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Current Events

Past Events

  • St George Hospital's 'Having Your Baby' program is a comprehensive labour, birth, and parenting program run by a midwife and a physiotherapist. A maternity hospital tour is included. This program is run in the evening over 6 weeks, 7-9pm. This six week session has five weeks of interactive online learning with the facilitator, followed by the final week being a face to face session at the hospital. Ideally you will begin this program from 26-30 weeks gestation
  • Between Saturday 13 March 2021 and Sunday 13 June 2021
    St George Hospital's Double Delight is for couples/families expecting twins or more. Topics covered include birthing, breastfeeding twins, premature babies, the role of partner, going home with new babies, and post-natal support. This program would be beneficial for all expectant multiple birth parents, including those who already have children. It is a weekend program (Saturday & Sunday) from 10am to 3pm and is best attended between 25-32 weeks.
    St George Hospital Research and Education Centre
  • St George Hospital's 'Having Your Baby' program is a comprehensive labour, birth, and parenting program run by a midwife, physiotherapist, and a guest father facilitator. A maternity hospital tour is included. 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
  • Between Wednesday 24 March 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021
    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
  • Between Thursday 25 March 2021 and Thursday 25 November 2021
    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 Hospital, Research & Education Centre, Level 1
  • Between Sunday 11 April 2021 and Sunday 12 December 2021
    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
  • Between Saturday 8 May 2021 and Saturday 4 December 2021
    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
  • Between Tuesday 8 June 2021 and Tuesday 2 November 2021
    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, Level 1