During COVID-19 restrictions we have developed a virtual antenatal class for you to attend. There are five videos in total covering a wide range of topics and speakers. Please see below. If you have any further questions please contact your midwife. To enlarge the videos to full screen click on the video and click on the square option as seen in the image to the right

  • Signs of labour
  • Epidural for labour
  • Skin to skin contact
  • Birthing options
  • Physiotherapy
  • Variations in childbirth / Breastfeeding
  • Coming to hospital & hospital tour

Signs of Labour


  • Signs of labour
  • When to call the midwife
  • On arrival to hospital
  • Monitoring your labour
  • Progress of labour
  • Role of the support person in labour

Epidural for labour


  • Pain relief in labour
  • Setting up for epidural
  • Epidural timing
  • Epidural risks

Skin to skin contact


  • Skin to skin contact

Birthing options


  • Positions in labour
  • Touch and massage
  • Breathing and relaxation
  • TENS machine
  • Sterile water injections
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Pethidine



  • During pregnancy
  • Exercise prescription
  • Pain management techniques
  • Positions for labour
  • Post-natal care
  • Post-natal C-section

Variations in childbirth / Breastfeeding


  • Breech and posterior positions
  • Types of induction
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association
  • Breastfeeding benefits
  • Common problems

Car parking & hospital tour


  • Car parking
  • Birthing suite
  • Theatre
  • Swaddling a baby

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