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Baby Safe Program

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all on-site antenatal and postnatal education classes at the hospital have been suspened and moved to an online platform instead.

The Baby Safe program is now available on line.

The program is conducted over three sessions, each of 1.2¬5 hours duration.

The program modules are:

  1. Safe Sleeping (suitable from 28 weeks’ onwards)
  2. Recognising and responding to an unwell baby (suitable from 32 weeks’ onwards)
  3. Baby Basic Life Support (suitable from 32 weeks’ onwards)

Each module costs $25 for a couple (2 people attending) or $20 for a single (1 person attending).

Bookings for all three modules are via Evenbrite.

Module 1 Safe Sleeping

Module 1: Safe Sleeping

The link to book the Safe Sleeping Class is here:

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Module 2 Recognising and responding to an unwell baby

Module 2: Recognising and responding to an unwell baby

The link to book: Recognising and responding to an unwell baby class is here:

Book Here

The password is babysafe

Module 3 Baby Basic Life Support

Module 3: Baby Basic Life Support

The link to book Baby Basic Life Support class is here:

Book Here

The password is babysafe

Baby Safety Program Online:

Led by Dr Rosemarie Boland

Dr Rosemarie Boland is a newborn educator, neonatal intensive care nurse and midwife with over 30 years’ experience. She specializes in providing first aid training for expectant parents, and parents and families of newborn babies and ex-premature infants.

Program overview:

Baby Safe Program: 0-6 month infants

Topics covered in the 3 modules of the Baby Safe program include:

  • Safe sleep environment
  • Safe wrapping versus safe sleeping bags
  • Recognising signs of an unwell baby
  • Seeking professional help: who, where and when
  • Managing illness in the first few months after birth
  • Baby CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation)
  • Management of choking
  • Management of febrile convulsions
  • Button battery safety
  • Bath and water safety


$25 for a couple or $20 for a single attendee per module (inclusive of 10% GST)

All bookings and payments are made via the Eventbrite booking site.

Grandparents and other family member are welcome to book a position at this class.

What to expect:

Each class runs for 1.25 to 1.5 hours, by ZOOM, in small groups.

ZOOM can be access from a computer, lap top, tablet device or your smart phone.

You will be able to talk to Dr Rose Boland during the class, see her on your screen and ask her questions during the class and at the completion of the class.

You will receive resources for each topic after the class.

Health Fund Rebates:

Regrettably, we are not able to offer Health Fund rebates for this program at this time.

For more information:

Please contact Dr Rosemarie Boland


Phone: 0413 940 294 – Dr Rosemarie Boland

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Empowering parents of newborn babies to deal with emergencies with confidence