Prepare for Birth

There are several options for pregnancy and childbirth education in Bathurst. As your pregnancy progresses the midwives and doctors involved in your antenatal care will provide resources and education regarding birth. You and your support persons can also enrol in antenatal birth classes, and some options are listed below. 


Bathurst maternity unit birth education classes

Birth education classes are held at the hospital and run on a monthly cycle.  Women and their support persons are taken on a tour of the maternity unit.


Pregnancy and birth education with local midwives

Why not make an appointment with one of the midwives working in General Practice for one-on-one pregnancy and birth education.


commercial birth classes

There are a number of privately run birth classes available across NSW. Click on the links to learn more.

she births- Empowerment through education

She Births® is the only scientifically verified childbirth education program in the world, proven to improve birth outcomes for mother and baby.

The comprehensive program provides information and support for pregnancy and birth as well as early parenting.


Calmbirth® is a highly acclaimed childbirth education program which embodies the connection between the mind-body and family.
Learn how to embrace and work with the wonders and challenges of birth.