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Baby and You Antenatal Programme

Congratulations on your pregnancy, and welcome to Parents Centre Aotearoa!  This is an incredible time, as you embark on your parenting journey.

Package 1: Antenatal Package, $180. Includes Antenatal classes only

Package 2: Membership Package, $240.  Includes Antenatal classes and membership

Package 3: Community Services Card membership package, $205.  Includes Antenatal classes and Membership

Antenatal Classes are held over two Saturdays from 9am to 3.30pm.

Parents Centre antenatal programmes are delivered by qualified educators who hold an annual practicing certificate.  We ensure that the classes provide you with evidence-based information to help you make decisions.  They are carried out in a manner that is interactive, engaging, and fun.

Topics include

  • Brief overview of pregnancy topics
  • Choices in childbirth
  • Your labour journey
  • Relaxation, management & coping strategies
  • Support person/Partner’s role
  • Feeding your baby
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Responsive parenting
  • Practical parenting

 

Parent Centre membership is not included in any of the course fees as we aim to keep the prices of the course down. If you would like to join the cost of a years membership is $60 or $25 for community service card holders. 

Benefits include free local music and movement classes, discounts on other Parent Centre courses such as infant first aid, and numerous national and local discounts. More information can be found on our member benefits page.

 

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COST $180.00

Child First Aid 

This half-day course is ideal for people who are looking after children in their own home or for those needing to renew their Child First Aid certificate.

  • Recommended for parents, grandparents and other family caregivers
  • Recognised qualification for home-based educators and nannies
  • Eligible for NZQA unit standard 25459

Content included: 

  • Where to go for help
  • CPR
  • Managing choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Seizures
  • Fractures
  • Poisoning

 All proceeds after processing costs will go straight to the Featherston Community Centre.

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COST $15.00

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