Online Parentcraft Education

Cork University Maternity Hospital is part of the Ireland South Women & Infants Directorate, which also includes the maternity units of University Hospital Kerry, University Hospital Waterford and South Tipperary General Hospital. 

Parentcraft classes Lorna Sewell   Parentcraft classes Orla McCarthy

INTERACTIVE ONLINE CLASSES

1. ANTENATAL CLASSES

CUMH are conducting interactive online antenatal and Parentcraft classes for expectant mothers and their partners. Classes cover late pregnancy, labour, birth and the transition to early parenthood.  Due to high volumes of bookings we wish that you do not book your classes until you are 32 weeks pregnant. To Book Email: CUMH.AntenatalClass@hse.ie.  Please include your FULL name, email, MRN and due date.

2. BREASTFEEDING CLASSES

Breastfeeding antenatal preparation classes are now running online every Monday morning from 10:00 to 12:30.  Partners are also welcome.  Bookings can be made by contacting cumh.breastfeedclass@hse.ie. Please include your FULL name, email, MRN (hospital number) and due date in the email.

3. NUTRITION IN PREGNANCY CLASSES

Learn all about your nutrition needs in pregnancy with a Dietician.  These online classes are recommended in early pregnancy from 12 weeks up until 20 weeks gestation. Classes are free and are 45 minutes long. To book your place please email cumh.nutritionclass@hse.ie and include your FULL name, email, MRN (hospital number) and due date in the email.

4. DOMINO CLASSES

Learn about The Domino (Domiciliary Care In and Out) of hospital offered to low risk women providing continuity of care, a hospital-based birth and an early discharge from hospital with full feeding support at home.. To book, please email cumh.domino@hse.ie and include your FULL name, email, MRN (hospital number) and due date in the email.

5. VBAC CLASSES

Learn about a vaginal birth after a cesarean. To book, please email cumh.vbac@hse.ie and include your FULL name, email, MRN (hospital number) and due date in the email.

ONLINE VIDEOS

The videos below are relevant for all expectant mothers. 

ONLINE LEARNING - PREGNANCY, LABOUR AND BIRTH CUMH:  List of useful videos filmed in Cork University Maternity Hospital, covering pregnancy, labour and birth, positions, pain relief, breastfeeding, nappy changing, safe sleep, emotions and more - find out more

ONLINE LEARNING - LABOUR UHK:  Additional useful videos filmed in University Hospital Kerry, covering labour and birth, relevant for all mothers - find out more

ONLINE LEARNING - POSTNATAL CUMH:  List of videos filmed in Cork University Maternity Hospital, useful during the postnatal period including looking after yourself, exercises, posture, pelvic floor and more - find out more

ONLINE LEARNING - POSTNATAL UHK:  Additional videos filmed in University Hospital Kerry, useful during the postnatal period for all mothers  - find out more

ONLINE LEARNING - BREASTFEEDING:  List of videos, some filmed in Cork University Maternity Hospital, useful for breastfeeding mothers - find out more

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In addition, you can visit our HELPFUL RESOURCES page for a list of useful downloads, websites and videos for expectant mothers - find out more

Last Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:44:29

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