Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Antenatal Education

Antenatal Education

COVID-19 or Coronavirus has been declared a global pandemic, and the Women's and Children's Health Network is doing everything in its power to ensure the safety of our staff and consumers.

At the Women's and Children's Hospital we offer free antenatal education and support to mothers who have birthed or are planning to birth with us.

For women who have birthed or are birthing at another South Australian hospital, please contact your birthing hospital for more information about the support provided at each individual site.

Consistent with current government and health recommendations, we are conducting education sessions online. These sessions are held over 2 weeks for 1 hour on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays.

Week 1:
Labour, Birth, Active Labour/Birth, Sensation and Pain Management

Week 2:
Assisted Birth, Induction, Baby-Breastfeeding, First hours and first few days, Sleep, Settling and Postnatal Support

To register and secure a spot, please forward your details and include the below, to Health.WCHNParentEducation@sa.gov.au.

  • Class preference:
    – Monday:  6–7pm or 8–9pm
    – Tuesday:  4–5pm or 6–7pm
    – Wednesday:  4–5pm or 6–7pm or 8–9pm

Special Education Classes

Caesarean / VBAC
Birth Again
– Tuesday: 8–9pm

Please email your class preference and the following details to the parent education team to complete your booking:

  • WCH Hospital UR Number
  • Partner's/Support person's name
  • Estimated due date
  • Mobile number

Please allow up to 5 days for a response from the educator.

Further resources and information are available via the Link iconHaving your baby at the WCH online booklet.

Women's Outpatient Department

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Phone:  (08) 8161 7592

Physiotherapy Services

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm
Phone:  (08) 8161 7579

Contact Details

Parent Education Team:  Health.WCHNParentEducation@sa.gov.au


1st Floor – Queen Victoria Building

Mailing Address

Women's Outpatient Department
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006


Phone:  (08) 8161 7592

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last modified: 09 Nov 2020