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Parent education

We are currently only offering parentcraft education online. All face-to-face courses are currently suspended.
If you would like to book on to any of these courses,  please book online here.

Antenatal classes

Our online courses are 2 x 2-hour classes held over two weeks.
This programme of two sessions is aimed at first time parents and topics covered will include:

  • Late pregnancy and changing body
  • Signs and stages of labour
  • Pain management options available
  • What you can do to help yourself and how a birth partner can offer support during labour
  • Early weeks with baby
  • Feeding baby
  • Safe sleep

Please check what’s of offer by clicking here  clicking here

You can book online antenatal classes

What your midwife will look like wearing PPE

Watch a video of Charlotte demonstrating what midwives need to wear to help prevent the spread of infection.


Please view our 360 virtual tour of our Stoke Mandeville Hospital maternity unit.

Please note our tours of Stoke Mandeville are run by a team of volunteers, however, during the COVID-19 pandemic these tours have been suspended. When tours resume they are for expectant mothers and their birth partner.  We are sorry but no children or other relatives/friends can join you.  Tours book quickly so we advise you to book early.  The tour aims to show you the birth centre rooms, labour ward and postnatal wards (all subject to room availability).  To book please go online to

Tours of Wycombe Birth Centre have also been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. When tours resume they can be booked on an individual basis (subject to room availability) and you just need to phone the Birth Centre on 01494 425520 to arrange a visit.