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Parkville Online One Weekend Pilot Program December 19th and 20th

Pilot program for Childbirth education via online livestreaming



About this Event




The Royal Women’s Hospital is now offering Childbirth and Early Parenting education for Women's clients, as a Pilot Program, using video livestreaming.

This program will be offered via the WebEx platform, during November and December 2020. It has been developed for pregnant women who are booked into give birth to their first baby in January or February 2021.

This one weekend program is a condensed version of the midweek program. Links and suggested reading material will als obe supplied.

As a participant, you will be able to access expert education and advice from one of the Women’s childbirth educators in the comfort of your own home. One ticket is for both you and your partner or support person to participate. Places are limited so we recommend you book your spot as soon as possible. Please book the ticket using the pregnant person's name.

Please note: If you are unable to get into this Pilot Program please refer to our childbirth education videos on the Women’s website.

Topics that will be covered include:

• Signs of labour, including when to come to hospital

• Progress of labour and birth

• Support in labour

• Practical coping methods during labour

• Medical options for pain management

• Medical assistance for birth

• Understanding breastfeeding

• Safe sleeping and settling

• Communicating with your baby

• Community supports for the family

As we cannot conduct Hospital Tours, we encourage you to watch the virtual tours on The Women’s website: https://www.thewomens.org.au/patients-visitors/cbe/childbirth-education-parkville-video-tour/A refund will only be available if cancellation is made, at least one week prior to the first booked session. If you book a program but do not attend no refund will be given.

Please choose your dates carefully as this program will book out quickly. It will not be possible to change your booking.

You will need a device that has the WebEx app downloaded onto it in order to attend.