Antenatal education

Mater Mothers’ Hospital provides a range of education programs to help you prepare for pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood with confidence. We offer a variety of classes and session times, with special sessions for fathers-to-be and grandparents. For your convenience programs are held on weekends and evenings.

Grandparent Classes

Are you a new grandparent or do you just need a grandparent refresher?

Why not come along and learn the best way to support the new parents by joining our grandparent classes led by an experienced midwife. Topics covered include skin to skin, breastfeeding, sleep routines and SIDS guidelines.

Held monthly on a Thursday morning at 9 am on Level 5 Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, South Brisbane. Please register your interest by calling 3163 8847.

Birthing and baby workshops include:

  • Evening series
  • Weekend workshop
  • Refresher workshop
  • Caesarean birth workshop
  • Multiple birth workshop
  • Father’s first steps workshop
  • Exercise in pregnancy
  • Information for expectant parents


Please telephone 07 3163 8847 to secure your booking. To avoid disappointment please book early as classes book out well in advance. Payment must be made at time of booking.

View detailed information about Mater Mothers’ Hospital's Birthing and babies—education for your childbearing year.

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For urgent assessment of pregnancy related conditions at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to Mater’s Pregnancy Assessment Centre immediately.

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