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Pregnancy education
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Pregnancy Education and tours

Waverley Maternity offer the following tours, classes and support services.

Waverley Private Hospital provides personalised tours of the Maternity Unit.

Tours are available during the week and at weekends. Bookings are essential.

Tours are also available in Mandarin.

Please click here to book your tour

Our free Pre-Pregnancy information sessions are run throughout the year, these evening feature presentations from an experienced obstetrician, midwife and allied health professionals, who will answer your questions about preparation for pregnancy. Discussion will be around lifestyle changes, how to choose a hospital/healthcare provider, costs and out of pocket expenses. Light refreshments and a tour of the hospital will also be provided. These sessions are very popular, so bookings are essential please click here to book online.

This session is specifically designed for couples who are not yet pregnant

Venue: Maternity Lounge, Waverley Private Hospital
Time: 7.00 pm sharp
Cost: Free (however, bookings are essential)
Parking: Free onsite parking available.
Partners welcome

Dates: 2018

  • 20th March
  • 5th June
  • 4th September
  • 13th November

Please click here to book your tour

Our Childbirth Education program is provided for pregnant women and their partner or support person.

The program consists of one education class conducted by experienced childbirth educators in conjunction with our online learning program. Our childbirth education program gives you the opportunity to learn more about pregnancy, labour and the birth of your baby. Our class also covers feeding your baby and caring for your newborn in the post natal period and at home.

Our classes are generally conducted between 30 and 34 weeks of your pregnancy, however we are always available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 03 9881 7760 to address any concerns and questions that you may have.

Current class schedule

Saturday 9.30 am - 3 pm
Sunday from 9.30 am – 3 pm (Mandarin classes) every second month

To book your classes please return your Child Birth Education Form to maternity.wvp@ramsayhealth.com.au or call our Ward Clerk on 03 9881 7760.

Important information

  • Bookings for all classes are essential and should be made as early as possible.
  • Classes will be conducted on site at Waverley Private Hospital
  • Paid car parking is available in the hospital car park

Our Infant Feeding and Support Centre offers women with babies up to the age of 12 weeks assistance and guidance from our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in a small group setting.

On arrival we will welcome you and settle you in for the day in a relaxed women’s only space. We ask that if possible you don’t feed your baby prior to arriving at the clinic so that soon after arrival we can watch you feed your baby. Observing these feeds will provide opportunities to discuss your feeding concerns, goals and plans.

There will also be an opportunity to watch educational videos and chat with other Mum’s in a relaxed atmosphere.

Please click here to book

When:

The clinic operates Tuesdays in our Maternity Education room from 8.30am to 1.30pm.

What to bring:

On the day please bring your baby to the hospital in a pram, baby change of clothes, nappies, nappy wipes etc. Please also bring your Maternal and Child Health Nursing Book (Green Book). If you are using a breast pump, bottles, teats, formula etc, please bring them with you also.

Car Parking:

Parking fees apply for visitors electing to park onsite. Additional free parking is available around the hospital (parking restrictions may apply).

Meals:

Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided and are included in the cost of the clinic. Please advise us if you have any special dietary requirements.

Cost:

For those parents who have delivered at Waverley Private Hospital and other private hospitals, attendance at the clinic may be covered by their health fund (please check with your fund).

We are happy for those parents that are self funded to book into our clinic. The cost of attendance, including morning tea & lunch is $120.

This fee must be paid prior to attendance at the clinic (EFTPOS or credit card) and can be made by calling 03 9881 7700 during business hours.

Bookings:

If you would like to attend the Infant Feeding and Support Centre at Waverley Private Hospital, bookings can be easily made online by following the Pregnancy Education and Tours link.

Your attendance at the clinic will be confirmed via SMS 24 hours prior to the clinic.

Cancellation:

Please call (03) 9881 7760 during business hours if you wish to cancel the booking. Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of the appointment may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Child Revive First AidEnrol in a paediatric first aid course at Waverley Private Hospital to learn the essential skills to help your infant in an emergency.

All courses are conducted by experienced paramedics and paediatric nurses from Child Revive First Aid.

The course content is specifically designed for expectant parents and parents of infants and small children.

Course topics:

  • CPR – baby and child
  • Drowning
  • Choking
  • Seizures and Febrile Convulsions
  • Key Signs of Serious Illness
  • Fever and Dehydration
  • Breathing Illness
  • Allergies including Anaphylaxis
  • Head Injuries
  • Burns
  • Poisoning

Course Dates 2018:
Saturday or Sunday mornings (9.30am to 12.45pm)

  • 3 February
  • 24 February
  • 24 March
  • 21 April
  • 19 May
  • 16 June
  • 7 July
  • 4 August
  • 15 September
  • 13 October
  • 10 November
  • 1 December

Course bookings are made directly with Child Revive First Aid. Please go to www.childrevive.com.au/publiccourses-vic.html. Enter code word ‘waverley’ for a discounted price of $67.50 per person (RRP $75) and $126 per couple (RRP $140).

For any enquiries please contact Child Revive via email info@childrevive.com.au or telephone 1300 797 667 or 0417 348 915.