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MAMA provides Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses at various locations including our rooms at 13 Coyle Street, Sandringham

These courses are primarily designed to meet the needs of first time parents who are interested in finding out about the how they can support the normal process of labour and birth and prepare for responsively parenting their baby and establishing successful breastfeeding. Ideally women will attend with their baby’s father, their partner or a support person.

MAMA also runs specialized courses for parents expecting twins and triplets in Coyle Street, Sandringham.

Topics Covered include:-

  • Staying healthy during the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • What happens during labour.
  • Labour coping skills for the labouring mother and her partner/support person.
  • The role of your LMC midwife or doctor.
  • Medical pain relief and medical interventions in the labouring process – making informed choices.
  • The first hours and days of your baby’s life.
  • Information to help establish successful breastfeeding.
  • Your baby’s adjustment to life in the outside world – sleeping, crying feeding etc.
  • Practical parenting.
  • Your adjustment to parenting.
  • Government funded well child services.

Courses are held in the following locations:-


Harrison Rd, Ellerslie

Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses for women/couples expecting their first babies. Women/couples wanting to attend should book into a course that finishes when they are about 34 – 37 weeks pregnant.

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

Classes are held on weeknight evenings 7:00 – 9:15pm.

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Bookings are essential.

Mandarin Language Classes – Sandringham

Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses for women/couples expecting their first babies. Women/couples wanting to attend should book into a course that finishes when they are about 34 – 37 weeks pregnant. These courses accost $140 per couple.

Courses are held Saturday mornings from 10:00am to 1:00pm at MAMA Maternity 13 Coyle Street Sandringham

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

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Bookings are essential.

Coyle Street, Sandringham

Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses for women/couples expecting their first babies. Women/couples wanting to attend should book into a course that finishes when they are about 34 – 37 weeks pregnant.  These courses cost $150 – $160 per couple

Courses are held at our rooms in Coyle Street, Sandringham.

Bookings are essential.

7 consecutive weeknight evenings from 7:00 – 9:15pm
4 consecutive Saturday mornings from 9:30am – 1:00pm.

2 consecutive Saturdays from 10:00am – 4:30pm

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

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Access Road, Kumeu

Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses for women/couples expecting their first babies. Women/couples wanting to attend should book into a course that finishes when they are about 34 – 37 weeks pregnant.These courses cost $150 per couple.

Courses are held on:

4 consecutive Saturdays from 10:00am – 1:30pm.

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

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Bookings are essential.

South Titirangi Road, Titirangi

Courses are held on:

2 consecutive Saturdays from 9:30 – 4:00pm.

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

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MULTIPLE BIRTH PREPARATION COURSES


Courses for parents expecting twins or triplets.

Coyle Street, Sandringham

This course is designed to cater for the needs of women/couples expecting twins.  Although primarily aimed at first time parents, parents who have already had a singleton baby also find these courses useful.  Women/couples should book into a course that finishes by the time they are 30 – 34weeks pregnant.

These courses cost $150 per couple

Courses held on Saturdays in the St Lukes/Mt Albert area.

We do not accept bookings from women till they are 14 weeks pregnant

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Bookings are essential.