Courses & Classes

Antenatal Classes – Pregnancy, birth & parenting series

Our course focuses on providing you with helpful information about your overall birth journey. It is great for new parents looking for a little extra help with early parenting skills.
This is a two part series run over two separate evening classes.
Our classes are offered to patients of Dr Pip Gale & Dr Jodi Croft

 

Series One topics

Preparing for the birth of the baby
What to pack for Hospital
Pre-labour and labour
Stages of labour
Induction of labour
Pain relief
Instrumental deliveries
Unplanned Caesarean Sections
After delivery in hospital, what to expect

 

Series Two topics

Newborns, what to expect at the time of birth
Newborn sleep patterns
Feeding patterns
Settling techniques
SIDS guidelines
Swaddling, holding and massage
Wound and perineal care
Physiotherapy & exercise
Looking after yourself
Returning to intimacy 

To book into this class please call the Amélie Private team on 1300 971 265.

Debra Young

Deb is one of our practice midwives. Deb is passionate about helping women and their partners during their pregnancy journey. Deb also hosts our Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting series where she enjoys helping our patients and their loved ones to be prepared for childbirth.

Sarah Forrest

Sarah Forrest is a registered midwife and currently also works full time at Wollongong Private Hospital in birthsuite and postnatal ward. Sarah enjoys being able to educate and support women during their antenatal, birth and postnatal journeys.

Newborn, Infant & Childrens First Aid & CPR Course

This in depth two hour, hands on course covers the most important elements of CPR & First aid for your newborn, infant or child. Taught by a fully qualified paramedic this course will give you the opportunity to refresh your existing knowledge or learn new skills. (This is a skills based course)

 

Topics discussed

Croup
Burns
Choking
Poisoning
Limb & head injuries
Snake & Spider bites
Allergies & Anaphylaxis
Drowning & CPR FOR newborns infants & children

To book into this class please call the Amélie Private team on 1300 971 265.

Grandparents & Carers First Aid & CPR Course

This one hour hands on course is the perfect course for carers and grandparents who are looking after newborns, infants & children. Taught by a fully qualified Paramedic this course will give you the opportunity to refresh your existing knowledge or learn new skills. (This is a skills based course)

 

Topics discussed

Burns
Trauma
Choking
Basic first aid for CPR for newborns, infants & children
What to look for, what to do and who to call

To book into this class please call the Amélie Private team on 1300 971 265.

Erin Greer

Paramedic & First Aid & CPR Course Instructor

Erin Greer is a fully qualified Paramedic with NSW Ambulance with over 11 years experience working in Sydney and on the South Coast. She has a Diploma of Paramedical Science and her Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. Erin has a special interest in Paediatrics and loves to teach!

Erin is married with two young children and lives in Wollongong.

Erin runs Paediatric First Aid and CPR courses for all of our clients and also runs a shorter Grandparents course. For further information enquire at the desk.