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Antenatal Classes Package - Napier and Hastings/Havelock North

This programme runs over the weekend followed by 2 Wednesday evenings and is provided at 2 different Hawkes Bay locations. 

The package includes:

  • Session 1 - Saturday 9am to 3.30pm (followed by a 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

Napier classes are at Little Magpies Childcare Centre.
Hastings/Havelock North are at the Havelock North Family Centre.

You are best to start your antenatal classes when you are approx 30-32 weeks pregnant.  Please choose the class starting closest to this.

2021 Schedule

  • 6th-17th November (Napier)
  • 4th-15th December(Hastings/Havelock North)

 2022 Schedule

  • 15th-26th January (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 12th-23rd February (Napier)
  • 12th-23rd March (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 9th-20th April (Napier)
  • 7th-18th May (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 11th-22nd June (Napier)
  • 9th-20th July (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 13th-24th August (Napier)
  • 10th-21st September (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 8th-19th October (Napier)
  • 5th-16th November (Hastings/Havelock North)
  • 3rd-14th December (Napier)


Topics covered in the course include:

  • Brief overview of pregnancy topics
  • Choices in childbirth
  • Your labour journey
  • Managing strategies
  • Support people’s role
  • Breastfeeding
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Responsive parenting
  • Practical parenting


This antenatal class package also 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), plus 6 Kiwiparent magazines and other local benefits.


COST $150.00


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