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Update for 2022 Parenting Education Programs 20.12.21

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Armidale Parenting Education Service

"Knowledge reduces fear and promotes confidence”

Learning about your pregnancy and growing baby, preparing for labour and the birth of your baby, preparing for the joys and challenges of becoming a parent are all very important parts of your antenatal care and planning.

The Armidale Hospital offers an antenatal education programs to support you and your partner with your physical, mental and emotional preparation for your pregnancy, birth, early parenting and feeding your baby.

The sessions are relaxed and informative, giving you and your support person the opportunity to meet other families and discuss ideas, thoughts and choices for birthing and parenting.

It is important to book your sessions early to ensure you don’t miss out on a time that best suits you.

Why come to our program?

Attending face to face education programs will help you to learn more about your birth and parenting journey. You will share the experience with other pregnant women and families which is an excellent parent-education to meet others about to become new parents.

Our qualified, welcoming team will provide an environment which is informal and relaxed. Our program is interactive and based on the most up to date information.

General information about educational programs

Courses are held at Armidale Maternity Unit lounge room.

DateTimeDuration
Saturday 4th June
and 18th June 2022
9am to 3pm2 consecutive weeks
Thursday 23rd June 20226.30pm to 8.30pm6 consecutive weeks
Thursday 4th August 20226.30pm to 8.30pm6 consecutive weeks
Saturday 6th August 
and 13th August 2022
9am to 3pm2 consecutive weeks
Thursday 15th September 20226.30pm to 8.30pm6 consecutive weeks
Saturday 8th October 
and 15th October 2022
9am to 3pm2 consecutive weeks
Thursday 27th October 20226.30pm to 8.30pm6 consecutive weeks
Saturday 3rd December 
and 10th December 2022
9am to 3pm2 consecutive weeks

Cost of programs

There is a fee for our program, in line with most Australian Maternity Services. The Armidale Maternity Unit charges $40.

Concessions are available – talk to our friendly staff.

Contact the Maternity Unit now to book your place!

Office hours are: Monday to Friday 8am-3.30pm
Phone: 67769642