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Antenatal Class Package

You are best to start your Antenatal course when you are approx. 28-32 weeks' pregnant (depending on the length of the course). Choose the class starting closest to this.

2021 Course Schedule (Located at Khandallah Town Hall): 

  • Saturdays, 30th October and 6th November 2021, 9.30am to 5pm (due Dec/Early Jan) - FULL
  • Wednesdays, 12th January to 16th February, 2022 6.45pm to 9.15pm (due late Mar/April)
  • Wednesdays, 2nd March to 6th April 2022, 6.45pm to 9.15pm (due mid May/June
  • More dates still to come

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Life​ ​in​ ​late​ ​pregnancy
  • Preparation​ ​for​ ​labour
  • Signs​ ​and​ ​stages​ ​of​ ​labour
  • Pain​ ​relief​ ​and​ ​interventions
  • Relaxing​ ​and​ ​coping​ ​techniques
  • Breastfeeding
  • Coping​ ​with​ ​’life​ ​after​ ​birth’
  • Equipment​ ​for​ ​baby,​ ​and​ ​tips​ ​and​ ​tricks

This Antenatal package gives you a one- year membership to Parents Centre. and once your Antenatal course is completed, we join you into an informal coffee group where you can choose to continue the connections.  

This includes:

  • Discounts on other parenting programmes
  • Partner discounts (e.g. Baby on the Move, The Sleep Store, Baby Factory and Resene)
  • One-year subscription Kiwiparent
  • You’ll also receive a gift bag with exciting goodies from our partners

We offer a 50% discount to Community Services Card holders so please send us an email on bookings@parentscentre.org.nz with a scan of your card and we will give you a code for this discount. 

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COST $230.00

Baby & You

This course is aimed at helping you settle into and enjoy parenthood. Baby & You is a fantastic opportunity to get out and about with your newborn in the early weeks.

Take your baby along and they can feed/sleep/play throughout the sessions. It is a structured but informal class, and if your baby is unsettled during the class this is no problem at all.

Cost:

  • $35 for WNPC members
  • $50 for non-members

2021 Course Schedule (held at Onslow Community Church, 4 Ngatoto St, Ngaio):  

  • Tuesdays, 7 to 28 September, 10am to 12noon
  • Tuesdays, 2 to 23 November, 10am to 12noon

Baby & You covers a variety of issues that are likely to arise during very early parenting. These classes are recommended for babies up to three months of age.

Topics include:

  • Birth & feeding experiences
  • Sleep and settling
  • Changes and relationships
  • Development and milestones
  • When to call the doctor
  • Baby massage

If you are having a particular problem, it's a great place to seek advice and hear other people's similar stories.

Each course will be tailored to reflect the group’s needs and written material will be emailed out at the conclusion of the course.

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COST $50.00

First Aid for Babies and Toddlers

Mini First Aid is proud to team up with Wellington North Parents Centre to deliver First Aid for Babies and Toddlers.

This 2-hour course is packed with information and practical hands on learning, with handouts to take away with you. We have designed the course for parents and caregivers to develop their confidence and knowledge in dealing with their child in a medical emergency.

Our trainer has over 15 years’ experience as a paramedic and can relate the content to real life situations.

Topics include:

  • Paediatric Choking and CPR
  • Meningitis, Burns
  • Respiratory Illness
  • Head Injuries
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Accidental Poisoning
  • Anatomical Differences between the age groups.

This course is held at Onslow Community Church, 4 Ngatoto St, Ngaio.

You can also purchase one of our First Aid Kits, for just $39, at the same time.

Here’s what it includes:

  • Heavy​ ​Duty​ ​Waterproof​ ​Bag​ ​with​ ​internal​ ​pockets​ ​(240mm​ ​x​ ​180mm​ ​x​ ​85mm.)
  • Digital​ ​Thermometer
  • Instant​ ​ice​ ​pack​ ​2​ ​x​ ​Emergency​ ​Blankets
  • 1​ ​x​ ​CPR​ ​Resuscitation​ ​mask​ ​with​ ​valve
  • 1​ ​x​ ​Eye​ ​Pad​ ​5.5cm​ ​x​ ​7.5cm
  • 2​ ​x​ ​Burns​ ​Dressings​ ​20cm​ ​x​ ​30cm
  • 2​ ​x​ ​Conforming​ ​Bandage​ ​Rolls​ ​6cm​ ​x​ ​400cm 2​ ​x​ ​Conforming​ ​Bandage​ ​Rolls​ ​8cm​ ​x​ ​400cm
  • 20​ ​x​ ​Band​ ​Aid​ ​strips​ ​7.5cm​ ​x​ ​2cm
  • 2​ ​x​ ​Triangular​ ​Bandages​ ​90cm​ ​x​ ​90cm​ ​x​ ​127cm
  • Long​ ​adhesive​ ​strip​ ​6cm​ ​x​ ​20cm
  • Adhesive​ ​Multi-pore​ ​Tape​ ​Roll​ ​13mm​ ​x​ ​5m
  • 3​ ​x​ ​Butterfly​ ​Adhesive​ ​Plasters​ ​7.4cm​ ​x​ ​4.5cm
  • 2​ ​x​ ​Knuckle​ ​Adhesive​ ​Plasters​ ​7.5cm​ ​x​ ​3.7cm
  • 4​ ​x​ ​Semi-permeable​ ​Dressings​ ​6cm​ ​x​ ​7cm
  • 3​ ​x​ ​Adhesive​ ​Island​ ​Dressings​ ​6cm​ ​x​ ​7cm
  • 2​ ​x​ ​Adhesive​ ​Island​ ​Dressings​ ​6cm​ ​x​ ​10cm
  • Combined/Abdominal​ ​absorbent​ ​pad​ ​23cm​ ​x​ ​12.5cm
  • Scissors​ ​15cm
  • Tweezers​ ​(metal)
  • 4​ ​pairs​ ​large​ ​PVC​ ​safety​ ​gloves
  • 10​ ​x​ ​safety​ ​pins
  • 4​ ​x​ ​Soap​ ​wipes​ ​20cm​ ​x​ ​19cm
  • 4​ ​x​ ​Saline​ ​Cleansing​ ​Wipes​ ​20cm​ ​x​ ​19cm
  • First​ ​Aid​ ​Guide
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COST $40.00

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