Classes  after birth
  • ACT New Parent Groups MACH nurses facilitate first-time parent groups offering support, information and advice over 5 weekly sessions. How: Bookings through the Community Health Intake. Contact: (02) 6207 9977.
  • Early Days – Drop In Clinic Groups held weekly in Lanyon, Ngunnawal and West Belconnen Child & Family Centres.

Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)

Calvary Health Care ACT, Bruce campus

  • Bringing Baby Home – A two day program held on weekends. Adjusting to life with a new baby, your relationship. Dads/Partners included.
  • First Touch Program – A learn to massage your baby program. It is internationally recognised and held on Sundays from 10:30am to 12. Dads/Partners welcome.

Calvary John James Hospital – Maternity Care

  • Postnatal care provided.

Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation

QE II Family Centre

  • Relaxing Into Parenting (2 postnatal classes) This free group is conducted over six weeks of prenatal sessions, and two weeks postnatal. Contact: Relationships Australia (02) 6122 7100 or QEII (02) 6205 2333.

Relationships Australia

  • Relaxing Into Parenting (2 postnatal classes) This free group is conducted over six weeks of prenatal sessions, and two weeks postnatal. Contact: Relationships Australia (02) 6122 7100 or QEII (02) 6205 2333.

Rainbow Families ACT

  • An informal social and parenting group for the community of LBGTIQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, Intersex & Queer) parents with children from birth to school age. Offers a friendly atmosphere where children can play and parents can meet. Also offers support for those who are thinking about starting a family. Meet fortnightly.

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service

  • Mums and Bubs Group – For mothers with children under preschool age. Held Wednesdays. Winnunga Women’s Group – Held every Thursday – children welcome.