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Clinical Specialties - Maternity

Postnatal Education & Fitness Classes

Postnatal Education 

Postnatal classesDuring your stay in hospital, postnatal education is available on a variety of topics including:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Expressing breast milk
  • Sleeping baby safely
  • Settling your baby


Your midwife will give you more information on the days and times for these sessions while you are here.


Postnatal Exercise Classes

San Physiotherapy run postnatal fitness classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Designed to help you return to your pre-pregnancy fitness and get back into shape, these classes are a great way to exercise and meet new people, and our physiotherapy assistants are available to care for your babies during the class. See our class schedule, and phone 02 9487 9350 or email MaternityEnquiries@sah.org.au for more information on times and bookings.

Generally, you can commence these classes from 6 weeks post-birth, however we recommend you check with your doctor before commencing any exercise program.


Introducing Solids to Babies Seminar

This seminar is run by San Nutrition at least 4 times throughout the year, and is aimed at families with babies approximately 4-6 months old. The seminar normally runs during the late morning, for an hour and covers the following topics:

  • The what, when and how to introduce food
  • Food allergies
  • Tackling fussy eaters
  • Advice for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian families


Resources and gift bags are given at registration before the seminar with time for questions at the end as needed. Please see our Events Calendar for details of the next seminar, or contact us on (02) 9487 9573 or at sannutrition@sah.org.au for more information, to be put on our mailing list or to register for a seminar.

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