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Calmbirth® is the only childbirth education program that requires all its educators to be practising midwives or trained birth professionals

Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital

40 Rocklands Road
NSW 2065

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Please note that for face to face courses at Mater Hospital commencing in January, 2022 it is a hospital requirement that anyone participating in a group class must be fully vaccinated. If this isn’t appropriate for you please contact Calmbirth on (02) 4871 1806 so that we can provide an alternative course for you.

Mater Maternity Care is an integrated collaborative team of obstetricians, midwives, antenatal educators, maternity social workers and lactation experts who work with you in the planning and development of your pregnancy, delivery and care of your baby. Mater Maternity staff know that having a baby is one of the most exciting times of your life and we pride ourselves on providing supportive, high quality care before, during and after the birth of your baby. We have a long and proud tradition in maternity services with a focus on personalised care. 

Antenatal education for women and their partners is an integral part of our maternity care – Calmbirth classes are a valuable addition to the classes’ already on offer and we are thrilled to join with Calmbirth for the delivery of this unique class. Providing information and support throughout the entire pregnancy is vital for you and your family and the Mater takes great pride in being there every step of the way. Our aim is that by attending antenatal and postnatal classes you will feel confident and informed about pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Calmbirth classes at the Mater Hospital are conducted by experienced midwives who are also registered Calmbirth Educators, Susie Brew and Sarah Tooke.

Calmbirth classes are held at the Poche Centre (lower ground floor)40 Rocklands Rd, Wollstonecraft NSW 2065 (cnr Sinclair Street) directly across the road from the hospital.
Classes will be held on consecutive Sundays from 9 AM to 5 PM. 
Morning tea and afternoon tea will be provided.
For lunch options there is a café on the hospital grounds. Alternatively, there are a variety of cafes in Crows Nest, approx. 7 minutes’ walk away.
There is plenty of free street parking around the Poche Centre.
Rebates are available from most private health funds.
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