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Antenatal Classes in Singapore: Prepare for Birth, Get Tips & Meet Other Mamas

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Whether you’re a first-time mum or a pro in the delivery room, these prenatal or antenatal classes in Singapore can help you prepare for a positive birthing experience

Looking for antenatal classes in Singapore to help prepare you for childbirth and beyond? When you find out you’re pregnant, millions of questions run through your mind, especially if you’re a newbie. What food can I eat? How much weight am I supposed to gain? The list goes on! Knowing what to expect when you’re expecting is essential for any new mama and papa. These classes help prepare you for childbirth, give you an overview of breastfeeding, and impart baby care skills – plus it’s a fun way to bond with your partner and share in the excitement of your new arrival. It might be weird going back into a classroom setting, but don’t fall asleep during these prenatal classes in Singapore because there are lots of new things to learn! Plus as antenatal classes are often designed to group you with others giving birth around the same time, they are often the best way to meet new mama friends with babies the same age!

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Antenatal Classes in Singapore:

Beloved Bumps: Meet other parents at these antenatal classes

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Beloved Bumps is much-loved by expats and global locals as it’s run by a team of midwives and health professionals from the UK, France and Australia. The four-week prenatal classes course is highly rated by mums AND dads and prides itself on being interactive, backed by the latest research and, most importantly, unbiased. Included in the prenatal classes package is access to a class WhatsApp group, date night dinner, and a ladies lunch. As well as their prenatal classes, there are a range of class options for both pre and postnatal, which means you’ll have a support network at each stage of your parenting journey!

Beloved Bumps, 46 Kim Yam Rd, #03-05, The Herencia, Singapore 239351, Tel: (+65) 8809 8623,

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Blooming Births: Antenatal classes in person & virtual

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Blooming Births’ signature Childbirth with Love antenatal class is evidence-based, taking an unconventional approach towards childbirth preparation. Led by trauma-informed Doula, Childbirth Educator, Parent Coach and Somatic Practitioner Chantel Kismet, this comprehensive two-day workshop covers preparatory knowledge for labour, birth and postpartum care. Blooming Births offers other workshops focusing on VBAC preparation, twins/multiple preparation, second-time parents or more, breastfeeding, sibling integration, parenting and couple connection. Sessions are available both in-person and virtually.

Blooming Births, 79 Anson Road, Singapore 079906, Tel: (+65) 9171 4357,

Bump Birth & Beyond: Online antenatal classes

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Bump Birth & Beyond understands the struggles of pregnant mommas who find it hard to sit through long hours of antenatal lessons. That’s why their Antenatal Course can be done online in the comfort of your own home, with lifetime access included in their packages. Unlike in person antenatal classes you won’t meet other parents in this way but you’ll have convenient access to the intel. The Bump to Birth modules are taught by experts and the topics are extensive; these range from baby and mother care, to postpartum nutrition and even a module devoted to teaching daddies and mommies on how to plan an effective caring schedule

Bump Birth & Beyond,

Empowa: Prenatal or postpartum home support

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Kathy of Empowa is a certified doula who offers personalised guidance for mums-to-be and new mums. You can start with a free discovery call to let her know what you’re keen on learning before you pop, or sign up for a postnatal package so she can be on hand for any emergencies once you have your baby! Whether you choose to do a virtual prenatal consultation or postpartum home support visit, Kathy always starts by hearing parents out on their concerns before giving direct advice you can put into action.

Empowa, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 9295 1035,

Four Trimesters: doulas and antenatal classes

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What makes FourTrimesters stand out is their doula service a.k.a professional labour assistants, who can help provide continuous support and care for parents prenatally, during labour and birth. It’s like having your own birthing guru, always on call when you need help or have questions. If you would like to explore different birthing options like water birth and home birth, or want to learn about hypnobirthing techniques and labour exercises, they have classes for you to check out. With a very comprehensive website, you will be well informed before you need to decide on which class best suits your situation.

Four Trimesters, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 9664 4565,

Gleneagles ParentCraft prenatal classes

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True or false: Rush to the hospital once you feel contractions. FALSE! To know when the appropriate time is to pack your bags and dash out the door, you should sign up for Gleneagles’ ParentCraft prenatal classes. They have a Childbirth Education programme, personalised programmes and a free baby weaning session, all run by lactation consultants and midwives experienced in childbirth education. Once you’re enrolled, you are given access to phone support from their staff at any time. Remember to bring a notebook to the class! You will be bombarded with valuable information.

Gleneagles, 6A Napier Road, Singapore, 258500, Tel: (+65) 6473 7222,

Hegen Lactation Centre: Breastfeeding classes

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Hegen Lactation Centre offers Childbirth Education, Caring For Your Newborn, Baby Massage and Back to Work Breastfeeding classes for parents. Pre and postnatal lactation consultations are also available with their resident International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Their classes aim to educate, enable and empower new and expecting parents with science-backed and evidence-based knowledge and practice delivered by their team of lactation and maternity specialists.

Hegen Lactation Centre, 438A Alexandra Technopark, Tower A Lobby 1, #02-01, Singapore 119967, Tel: (+65) 8874 0452, 

KKH’s Antenatal Class

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH)’s Antenatal Programme provides a holistic overview of what to expect when you’re expecting and answers all the how-to’s that are bouncing around in your head. Topics covered include labour and delivery, breastfeeding and newborn care, and it is recommended that you start the programme after week 16. You may choose to sign up for either a 4-week course or a 1-day Intensive course. Participants will also get to attend a complimentary ‘Nurturing Your Child’ talk as part of the programme.

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899, Tel: (+65) 6394 1268,

Mother and Child: Childbirth course & chance to meet parents

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Mother & Child’s popular antenatal Childbirth Preparation course is skilfully designed with practical information to prepare you before the birth of your baby. Over the course of four 2.5-hour classes, their highly experienced Midwives and Childbirth educators will impart their wisdom on topics including labour, birth, feeding, and newborn care, ensuring parents-to-be feel comfortable and confident in their birth process. They offer a hypnobirthing class, too! Plus you’ll meet other parents-to-be giving birth around the same time who you’ll be best buddies with as your little ones grow up.

Mother and Child, Tanglin Hub, #03-11 Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933, Tel: (+65) 6836 0063

ParentCraft by Dr. Wong Boh Boi

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Dr Wong Boh Boi is the founder of ParentCraft and is well-known for being the Baby Whisperer, thanks to more than 30 years of experience in antenatal and baby care and lactation consultancy. ParentCraft offers weekly antenatal classes under the guidance of Dr Wong Boh Boi who will prepare you for the journey ahead and give you practical tips to help you navigate challenges that may come your way. For busy parents, they also offer a one-day intensive crash course to help you acquire essential skills in a short period of time.

ParentCraft by Dr Wong Boh Boi, Connection One, Tower 4, 167 Jalan Bukit Merah #02-14, Singapore 150167, WhatsApp: (+65) 8939 8684,

ParentLink: Baby care classes

If you’re looking for a one-stop shop that tends to all possible prenatal needs, you don’t have to look any further. ParentLink provides classes from childbirth methods, to hypnobirthing, and parenting to understanding your baby. The Complete Parenting Package is $810 per couple and includes a labour & birth course, caring for your newborn and understanding the cries of your new baby and more.

ParentLink, 15 Tham Soong Ave, Singapore 597031, Tel: (+65) 9012 0071,

Mount Alvernia’s Antenatal Class

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Looking for a personalised antenatal class so you can get all of your questions answered? Mount Alvernia offers a one-on-one antenatal class, where you can arrange a home visit from an experienced Parentcraft centre staff. They can provide antenatal consultation, childbirth education, breastfeeding consultation, and even a baby massage course. Plus if you’re nursing, you can get connected to other mamas through the Alvernia Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group.

Mount Alvernia Parentcraft Centre820 Thomson Road, Singapore 574623, Tel: (+65) 6347 6641,

Mount Elizabeth Hospital: One-on-one prenatal class

Mount Elizabeth Hospital offers antenatal classes for expecting parents. Some things they’ll touch on include having the right posture, breathing and pushing techniques for labour, and exercises to relieve muscles affected from being preggers. You’ll also learn how to plan for successful breastfeeding and how to take care of your newborn. Nine sessions will be over zoom while the other nine will be in-person.

Mount Elizabeth Hospital, 3 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228510, Tel: (+65) 6737 2666,

National University Hospital (NUH) antenatal programme

NUH’s Antenatal Programme is available for those mamas who can’t wait to jump on the parent wagon and want to start after the 12th week. With a total of seven sessions, you will learn everything you need to know about prenatal care, as well as postnatal care. They know not every mama will be able to go consecutively for seven weeks, so it is perfect that they offer an express class option. You only have to go in for two weeks and gain just as much knowledge as you would in seven (except the class about infant feeding).

National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Tel: (+65) 6779 5555,

Raffles Hospital antenatal class

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Grab your partner and sign up for Raffles Hospital’s seven-lesson Antenatal Programme held every Tuesday evening. You can begin once you reach your 12th week of pregnancy and anything you need to know about once your newborn arrives will be addressed too. If you are a veteran mama who just needs a little refresher on breastfeeding or pain relief options during labour, you can opt for two to four lessons. What may work for your first may not work for your second!

Raffles Hospital, 585 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188770, Tel: (+65) 6311 1222,

Thomson Medical Antenatal Class

Thomson Medical Centre offers a range of antenatal classes including a childbirth education course, hypnobirthing, baby massage, infant care training for parents-to-be and more. Each course features practical lessons that will help you prepare mentally and physically through hands-on practice. Plus, you might even get some freebies like diapers, wipes, a swaddle and even a Marcus & Marcus foldable play mat.

Thomson Baby, 1 Thomson Road Singapore 300001, Tel: (+65) 6251 4090,

Warda Yusoff Doula & Childbirth Educator

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Warda is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) and believes that everyone benefits from an informed pregnancy and birth. With evidence-based, natural childbirth coping techniques, Warda helps families cope with fears and can empower you with evidence-based information about labour and birth. In her Lamaze class, you’ll learn how to cope with labour through Breathing, Relaxation and Comfort techniques to help alleviate fears and manage pain. You’ll also learn about the process of labour and birth, interventions and medication, and the postpartum period.

Warda Yusoff Doula & Childbirth Educator, Tel: (+65) 9880 1417,

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