• Canterbury Childbirth - Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to Plunket.

    Congratulations on your pregnancy!

Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to Plunket.

COVID-19 Update

Due to the ever changing circumstances that we are all facing in relation to COVID-19, Pregnancy and Parenting Education Courses/ Groups are now provided virtually and we are hoping to get back to providing these face to face as soon as possible.

We are still taking registrations for classes and encourage you to book in as soon as your pregnancy is confirmed. We will confirm closer to the start date of your course to confirm whether the course will be provided virtually or face to face.

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

This is the start of one of life’s greatest joys and challenges. You will have many choices ahead. These courses are designed to help you make the best choices for you and your family in a friendly fun and non-judgmental environment. Assisting you to gain confidence, skills and understanding of your pregnancy, childbirth and parenting role.

We hope you will finish the course with more clarity and feeling empowered to make informed decisions for your new family!

Please register via this website for the following South Island District Health Board areas;

  • Canterbury
  • West Coast
  • Southern
  • South Canterbury (Waimate)

For any other questions or enquires please contact us by one of the following options:

Email: ppe@plunket.org.nz
Phone: 0800 291 658 or
Phone/text: 027 275 8477
You will receive confirmation and a reminder prior to the course you have enrolled to attend. 

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