Antenatal class information

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HEALTHY PREGNANCY CLASS (around 12-22 weeks pregnant)

We are delighted you have chosen to have your baby at the Buderim Private Hospital. To get you started on your journey, we encourage you to enrol in our ​Healthy Pregnancy Class which covers what to expect throughout your pregnancy. This class is highly recommended for all pregnant women from 12-20 weeks gestation.

  • Pregnancy myths
  • Your changing body
  • Common discomforts and remedies
  • Challenges in pregnancy
  • Sex in pregnancy
  • Diet and exercise
  • Pelvic floor awareness
  • Travel
  • What to expect from your check-ups

Classes are held on a Thursday evening every second month from 6pm – 8.30pm. Please note that a support person is not required for this class.

ANTENATAL CLASS (around 30 weeks pregnant)

  • When to come to hospital
  • Planning for birth
  • Midwife’s role
  • Your hospital stay
  • Breastfeeding
  • Tour of the maternity ward

Classes are held regularly with several times available, including a one day or two day weekend class. Support person is encouraged.

ACTIVE BIRTH CLASS (around 35 weeks pregnant for intended vaginal births)

  • Transition from pregnancy to labour
  • Support partners role
  • Optimal fetal positioning
  • Massage
  • Combining movement in labour
  • Using water in labour
  • Breathing techniques
  • Use of fit-balls
  • Using other sensations (music /mantras)
Classes are held on Monday and Thursday evenings every month from 6pm – 8pm. Support person encouraged.

Booking information

To book, contact the Class Coordinator on 07 5430 3093 between 8am and 4pm on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, or email antenatal.bph@uchealth.com.au