Classes during pregnancy - Who offers a class?

ACT Health – Centenary Hospital for Women & Children – Maternity Care

ACT Health – Women, Youth & Children – Health Services in the Community

Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)

  • Breastfeeding Education Classes. Classes held regularly across the ACT and surrounding region. Local groups provide support and talk about breastfeeding and parenting topics in various locations across Canberra.

Calvary Health Care ACT – Bruce Campus – Maternity Care

  • Antenatal Clinic – about maternity matters. Contact: (02) 6201 6359.

Calvary John James Hospital – Maternity Care

QE II Family Centre

Relationships Australia

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

  • Antenatal Clinic – Classes are held as needed. Guest speakers attend, including a breastfeeding class by the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Classes for fathers

Beer and Bubs

  • A one-night education session for dads at the pub. Expectant dads learn how to support their partner through the birth of their baby. There is also time to discuss other topics such as breastfeeding.