Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

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Caesarean Section Class

Sessions as per calendar

For first and second time parents who will be having a Caesarean Section

It is advised to attend the core Childbirth and Parenting Program first

$60 per couple (Benefits may apply from your health fund)

Weeknight sessions as per calendar 7.00-9.00pm

You are welcome to attend from around 30 weeks pregnant. Light refreshment is provided.

What is covered in the Caesarean Section

  • What to bring to hospital
  • Signs of Labour and what to do (planned or emergency)
  • Preparation for caesarean section, (planned or emergency) and what to expect
  • Partner support during a caesarean
  • Having a caesarean under a general anaesthetic
  • Having a caesarean with an epidural or a combined epidural and spinal anaesthetic
  • Immediate care of the mother and baby