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Antenatal Classes Package - Napier and Havelock North

You are best to start your Antenatal Classes when you are approx 26-28 weeks' pregnant. Please choose the class starting closest to this. 

This programme typically runs on a weekend and 2x Weds nights at two different locations, unless otherwise stated, as follows:

  • Session 1 - Saturday 9am to 3.30pm (followed by Maternity unit tour after class finishes at 3.30pm)
  • Session 2 - Sunday 9am to 3.30pm
  • Session 3 - Wednesday 6.15pm to 9pm
  • Session 4 - Infant CPR - Wednesday 7pm to 8pm


Antenatal Classes held in Napier at the Little Magpies Childcare Centre are the following:

  • 12-19th June
  • 23 June to 4th August - Note: This is a 7 week course held Wednesdays 6.15-8.15pm @ the Napier Plunket Hub
  • 14-25th August
  • 9-20th October
  • 4-15th December

Antenatal Classes held in Havelock North at the Havelock North Family Centre are the following:

  • 10th & 17th July 
  • 11-22nd September
  • 6-17th November
  • 4-15th December

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Brief overview of pregnancy topics
  • Choices in childbirth
  • Your labour journey
  • Managing strategies
  • Dad's and Partners role
  • Breastfeeding
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Responsive parenting
  • Practical parenting

Part of this Antenatal class package entitles you to a one year membership to Parents Centre.  This includes discounts to other parenting programmes, partner discounts (e.g. The Sleep Store, Baby Factory, Resene and Baby on the move discounts), annual subscription to Parents Centre’s must read Kiwiparent magazine 6 times a year, and other local benefits.


COST $150.00


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