Category Archives: Birth Services

Pregnancy Classes

Our first week of what I like to call pregnancy classes, officially “Preparation for Birth and Parenting”, came and went last week at our chosen hospital, St John of God Subiaco. Officially I should refer to them as Parenting and Birth Skills Classes and they cover everything you might need to know from the later stages of preganancy, labour, what you should bring to the hospital, giving birth, a tour of the birthing and post birth wards, pain relief, what happens if it goes wrong, inductions, emergency caesars, etc.

The class the first week consisted of 15 couples and I think nearly all of us were stunned mullets. There was a lot of information to digest and not many questions being asked.

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