Mothers Circle


Childbirth and Parenting Workshop

Classes provide parents with relevant information and support to help prepare for the journey of birth and parenthood.  You will gain valuable and practical skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  You will also have the opportunity to meet with other expectant parents and join a postnatal support group.  The course is facilitated by an experienced and qualified Childbirth Educator, Sophia Paskell.

Main Topics include:


- Brief history of antenatal classes

- Health and Disability Code of Rights

- Birth plans

- Anatomy (including pelvic awareness)

- Signs of Labour and what to do

- Labour overview

- Birthing & Mothering hormones

- Placenta and cord options

- Medical pain relief 

- Cesarean birth

- Benefits of breastfeeding and physiology

- Becoming a father

- Labour skills

- Waterbirth

- Support Role & skills

- Breastfeeding challenges and solutions

- Womans postnatal cares

- Newborn tests

- Practical parenting including bathing, nappy changing  and Safe sleep.

Contact Sophia to secure your space

Supporting the Journey of Motherhood

Ph: 021 141 7729            Email: