Parent education classes

We are committed to ensuring that you have an opportunity to access our parent education classes.

We encourage you to attend both of these free* and frequently offered classes. They will be an invaluable part of your pregnancy journey.

All classes provide up-to-date, evidence based information delivered in an engaging and positive way by:

  • expert midwives
  • lactation consultants
  • dietitians
  • physiotherapists.

Classes are only available to parents having a baby at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Please note that some classes and activities require bookings - please see below for more information.

* If you do not hold a current Medicare card you will be charged for these education classes.

Active birth education classes

Our Active Birth Education Workshops are aimed at women who are planning to labour and birth with minimal intervention.

Bookings are essential.

Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm 
Day: Saturday, fortnightly
Venue: Please wait outside the hospital’s main entrance where the midwife will collect you.

  • 16 January 2021
  • 30 January 2021
  • 13 February 2021
  • 27 February 2021
  • 13 March 2021
  • 27 March 2021
  • 10 April2021
  • 24 April2021
  • 08 May2021
  • 22 May2021
  • 05 June 2021
  • 19 June 2021
  • 03 July 2021
  • 17 July 2021
  • 31 July 2021
  • 14 August 2021
  • 28 August 2021
  • 11 September 2021
  • 25 September 2021
  • 09 October 2021
  • 23 October 2021
  • 06 November 2021
  • 20 November 2021
  • 04 December 2021
  • 18 December 2021
Antenatal hydrotherapy

Join us in the pool for some fun and fitness from your 18th week of pregnancy as our physiotherapists guides you with safe exercises to improve your strength, flexibility and muscle tone.

Referral and bookings are essential – please discuss with your midwife or doctor.

Breastfeeding Matters – open forum with lactation consultant

Our breastfeeding forums are designed to provide you with education and information that will assist you establish and maintain breastfeeding. You will be given lots of opportunities to discuss topics that you are interested in and ask questions along the way. Two hours flies by as you learn how to get breastfeeding started off well!

Bookings are essential for these forums.

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Day: Wednesday, fortnightly
Venue: Outpatient Education Room (Ground floor near Outpatient Clinic 5)

  • 13 January 2021
  • 27 January 2021
  • 10 February 2021
  • 24 February 2021
  • 10 March 2021
  • 24 March 2021
  • 07 April 2021
  • 21 April 2021
  • 05 May 2021
  • 19 May 2021
  • 02 June 2021
  • 16 June 2021
  • 30 June 2021
  • 14 July 2021
  • 28 July 2021
  • 11 August 2021
  • 25 August 2021
  • 08 September 2021
  • 22 September 2021
  • 06 October 2021
  • 20 October 2021
  • 03 November 2021
  • 17 November 2021
  • 01 December 2021
  • 15 December 2021

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Day: Saturday, fortnightly
Venue: Please wait outside the hospital’s main entrance where the midwife will collect you

  • 16 January 2021
  • 30 January 2021
  • 13 February 2021
  • 27 February 2021
  • 13 March 2021
  • 27 March 2021
  • 10 April 2021
  • 24 April 2021
  • 08 May 2021
  • 22 May 2021
  • 05 June 2021
  • 19 June 2021
  • 03 July 2021
  • 17 July 2021
  • 31 July 2021
  • 14 August 2021
  • 28 August 2021
  • 11 September 2021
  • 25 September 2021
  • 09 October 2021
  • 23 October 2021
  • 06 November 2021
  • 20 November 2021
  • 04 December 2021
  • 18 December 2021
Midwifery Matters – open forum with midwife expert

Bookings are essential.

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Day: Wednesday, fortnightly
Venue: Outpatient Education Room (Ground floor near Outpatient Clinic 5)

  • 20 January 2021
  • 03 February 2021
  • 17 February 2021
  • 03 March 2021
  • 17 March 2021
  • 31 March 2021
  • 14 April 2021
  • 28 April 2021
  • 12 May 2021
  • 26 May 2021
  • 09 June 2021
  • 23 June 2021
  • 07 July 2021
  • 21 July 2021
  • 04 August 2021
  • 18 August 2021
  • 01 September 2021
  • 15 September 2021
  • 29 September 2021
  • 13 October 2021
  • 27 October 2021
  • 10 November 2021
  • 24 November 2021
  • 08 December 2021
  • 22 December 2021