North Shore Private Hospital
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Refresher Class

Saturday 2pm – 5pm third week of every second month
For second time parents
$150 per couple (Benefits may apply from your health fund)

This three hour class is for those couples who already have another child or couples having a child in a new blended family. Light refreshments will be provided.

You are welcome to attend from 32 weeks of your pregnancy.

What is covered in the Refresher class?

  • Maternity services at North Shore Private.
  • Overview of labour and review of Caesarean Section
  • Signs of labour
  • When to come to hospital
  • Differences with 2nd / subsequent labours
  • Self-management skills for childbirth
  • Couples relationship changes / stress
  • Preparing your child for their new sibling
  • Revising Sleep, settling strategies, breastfeeding, SIDS Guidelines
  • Routines and what to expect in the day of a newborn
  • What has changed since you last had a baby
  • Vaginal birth after a Caesarean section
  • Postnatal depression
  • Community resources