Maternity and Birth Suite Tours

Run on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 2pm. Recommencing 2024.

To secure your spot please email the Newcastle Maternity Team on newcastlematernity@healthscope.com.au or call 02 4941 9266.

Online childbirth and parenting education course

When you birth at Newcastle Private Hospital, you get access to our paid online childbirth and parenting education course, delivered in partnership with Birth Beat.

About the course

In this course, you’ll discover everything you need to know about labour and birthing with us. It also gives you practical advice to prepare yourself for early parenthood.

Benefits

  • Midwife-led, practical, evidence-based information
  • Receive regular check-ins and live Q&A support from registered midwives
  • Learn at your own pace from home
  • Access over 12-hours of video content, a downloadable guide and checklists
  • Connect with other parents birthing at Newcastle Private Hospital.

Topics covered

  • Prenatal yoga, meditation and relaxation
  • Understanding your body and the three stages of labour
  • Medical and natural pain relief options
  • Birth positions and exercises to make your labour more comfortable
  • Breathing and pushing in labour and what to expect
  • Caesarean births and epidurals
  • Inductions of labour
  • Caring for your newborn, breastfeeding, sleep and settle
  • Bonus birth stories and videos.

When to join

We recommend joining this course anywhere from 12 weeks. You’ll get 12-months access so you can revisit and re-watch as many times as you wish.

Cost

$397. Rebates provided by most Australian private health funds via your private health insurance health. Afterpay available. Cost subject to change without notice.

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CPR and First Aid class by CPR Kids

Wouldn’t you like to know what to do if your baby is sick or injured? CPR Kids hosts a Baby and Child CPR and First Aid class at Newcastle Private Hospital. 

The 3 hour class is taught by practising paediatric nurses. It’ll give you lots of hands-on practice with baby and child manikins, leaving you with enormous confidence should you ever find yourself in an emergency.

For information and bookings, please visit: CPR KIDS or call 1300 543 727.

Topics covered include;

  • CPR for babies and children
  • Drowning
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Head injuries
  • Poisons
  • Fever
  • Seizures
  • and much more
     

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