Mater Mothers' private hospitals

All classes are two hours long and are taught by a Mater Mothers’ registered midwife or nurse. As a mum-to-be, booked in to deliver your baby at a Mater Mothers’ private hospital, you will be able to access the Pregnancy - what to expect class for free. 

Pregnancy - what to expect

Valued at $230, free for Mater Mothers’ privately-funded women. 
Bookings are essential.

  • Hospital tour (virtual or face-to-face tour with a Mater midwife)
  • Breastfeeding class (virtual only)

To attend additional parent education classes during your pregnancy you may choose to book the below package. Alternatively, you can attend any individual class (perhaps as a refresher) for $135 per couple, per class.

Pregnancy and parenting

Valued at $760, pay only $315.
All classes are offered virtually or face-to-face.

  • Hospital tour
  • Active birth
  • When nature needs a helping hand
  • Elective caesarean
  • Becoming parents
  • Breastfeeding class
  • Physiotherapy: Pregnancy, birth and beyond 

Find out more about our class topics

Please contact your private health fund to find out their contribution to your classes.

Bookings—when and how

Our parent education classes are very popular so it’s important to book as early as possible, to avoid any disappointment. We recommend you book in for the classes before you are 16 weeks pregnant. 

To book in to our parent education classes, please phone Mater Mothers’ bookings team on
07 3163 8847.

Payment is required at the time of your booking and you will receive an email confirming the details of your booking and information about your class.

Mater Mothers' First Aid for Babies

We also offer Mater Mothers' First Aid for Babies classes in some locations, you can find more information and booking details here.

*Please note, Mater Mothers' First Aid for Babies classes are not included in the Bundle of Joy pogram. 

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For urgent assessment at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to your nearest emergency centre or Mater Mothers’ 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre in South Brisbane.

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