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Wellington Birth Resources Childbirth Education Classes

Class Topics

Pregnancy discomforts
Role of LMC
Antenatal visits
Warning Signs
Labour overview
Natural and Medical pain relief
Birth video (optional)
Delivery Suite Virtual Tour (optional)
Obstetric interventions

Birth Plans
Parent talk
What you need for baby
Support Groups

Class details

Click on the individual class below to see more details about the class.

details > Victoria University at Wellington Hospital 5,12,19 November  2016
details > Victoria University at Wellington Hospital 11,18 February  2017
details > Victoria University at Wellington Hospital 1,8 July  2017
details > Victoria University at Wellington Hospital 11,18 Nov  2017


*Childbirth Education Class
The price for the classes is per couple - bring your spouse/support person with you if you wish. Included in the cost is our class booklet. A copy of our DVD is available if you miss any sessions. The DVD contains short video inserts on labour, birth, breastfeeding, baby bathing and nappy changing, neonatal unit, baby equipment and parenting.

Order of Topics for the evening and weekend classes

  • Role of LMC
  • Antenatal visits
  • Pregnancy discomforts
  • Warning Signs
  • Signs of labour
  • Position of baby
  • Pelvic anatomy and movement
  • Labour overview
  • Birth video (optional)
  • Natural pain relief and Breathing
  • Medical pain relief
  • Delivery Suite virtual tour (optional).
  • Obstetric interventions
  • Birth Plans
  • Dads talk
  • Newborns, health, sleep
  • Postnatal
  • Breastfeeding
  • What you need for baby
  • Support Groups


Our preferred way of getting paid is direct credit into our bank account. The details will be included on the invoice our automated system sends after booking is confirmed. Alternatively you can pay by cheque or in cash on the first class.
Please let us know how and when you wish to pay or if you wish to cancel. If you do not inform us you will continue to get automated invoices sent to you

Refund Policy

If you can't make it to a class or miss a part of one, you can come to any of our other classes and catch up on the information this way. Please inform us if you plan to do this, so we are aware of class numbers. We have put together a DVD with class information, and there is a PDF booklet available for free download on the members page, so information is also available via these means.


We will send out newsletters to you if you have ticked this on the enrollment form. You are welcome to read through previous issues here. We want newsletters to be of help for parents, with articles of interest, and links to services and upcoming events. BirthResources also has a blog, YouTube and Facebook account.

Group Get together for BirthResources Class members

We will set a date and location for a group get together for Birth Resources class members and email out the members contact list for people who wish to keep in contact with others they have met during the class.

Contact us

Use Contact Us page to submit your questions.


BabyWebNZ is run by Helen, one of BirthResources Midwife Childbirth Educators. It was designed to help with the 'what now?' question.

Find a lead maternity carer (LMC) via Find A Midwife pages, look up information, read articles, and learn about what to expect at different pregnancy stages on the mother's diary pages.

Review the what you need list of items, which we think are useful for your baby.

Visit the shopping directory for an extensive list of pregnancy, baby and child product shopping web sites. Shop online and save time and money.

Then once baby is born you can look for baby friendly places to visit with your wee one.

BabyWebNZ wishes to support parents by providing information and making access to useful web sites easier.

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