If you are looking for antenatal or postnatal classes in the city, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our pick of the very best antenatal and postnatal classes in Hong Kong.
A Mother’s Touch – Offering services for ‘Bump, Birth and Beyond’ and providing everything from massages, acupuncture, and reflexology to private at-home classes to help prepare for birth and yoga classes for you and your baby. Prices vary depending on the plan.
Annerley Midwives Clinic (OT&P Family Clinic) – A comprehensive aide to all things pregnancy and baby related. Checkups, scans, blood tests, birth planning consultations, hypnotherapy, antenatal classes and postnatal home visits; both private and public packages are available. Costs vary.
The Family Zone – Offers a crash course in delivery, pain relief, breastfeeding and bonding with the baby, as well as prevention and awareness of post-natal depression in three 2-hour weeknight sessions. Private classes are also available. Post-birth consultation packages of 1, 5 or 10, provide breastfeeding support, sleep advice, and emotional support for mothers. Prices start from $1300 for one session.
Wellness and Birth – Care of all kinds is on offer here, from routine antenatal checkups to nutritional advice from trained dietitians and nutritionists, as well as private birth classes covering everything from breathing techniques and birthing positions to a partner’s role and baby care. Massages, physical exercise and yoga are also offered to look after expectant mothers’ emotional and physical well-being. Prices vary depending on the service required.
Urban Hatch – Is an online resource offering expecting mother’s pre- and post-birth support at your own convenience, as well as the chance to join a support network of experts and other expecting couples. Videos cover everything from birth to breastfeeding, and there is the option for one-on-one consultations and events covering parenthood essentials, advice for dads, and how to recharge after baby is born. Prices vary depending on the package.
Central Health – The course at central health aims to walk you through the stages of labour, birth and what to expect after delivery. To ensure your place, book early as classes will run on a first-come, first-served basis.
Matilda International Hospital – Offers a course which includes practical information and useful suggestions for pregnancy, the birthing process and caring for newborns. The course is suitable for expectant mothers and partners who have reached at least 28 weeks of pregnancy. The friendly sessions include a discussion time. Classes are available in English or Japanese and prices start from $2500/couple.
Gleneagles – All classes are hosted by different professionals (Obstetricians, Anaesthetists, Midwives, Physiotherapists, Chiropractor, Lactation consultants, Nursery Nurses, Infant Massage instructors and Dietitians). They are interactive and unique, supporting you and your partner with newborn care after delivery. The courses are free however they are only available in Cantonese.