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Antenatal classes

Coronavirus: antenatal classes update

Following government advice all face-to-face antenatal classes at St Thomas' Hospital are now cancelled until further notice. This includes all classes and workshops listed below. Online video groups are now fully set up to run regular daytime, evening and Saturday antenatal classes online. If you are already booked you'll receive an email with more information.

You can still book on the Eventbrite website for day, evening and Saturday antenatal classes. Once booked we will email you a link to join the online class about one week before and again on the same week of the class. We do not know for how long face-to-face classes are going to be cancelled for, so please remember to book a space for your partner too.

Twins/multiple pregnancies antenatal classes are drop in, you do not need to book. For more information, please open the tab below.

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  • Day antenatal classes and content

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    You can still book on the Eventbrite website for day, evening and Saturday antenatal classes. We do not know how long face-to-face classes are going to be cancelled for. We will contact you offering Skype video antenatal classes if they become available. Please remember to book a space for your partner too.

    2020 dates for our whole day classes (Word 50Kb).

  • Evening antenatal classes

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    You can still book on the Eventbrite website for day, evening and Saturday antenatal classes. We do not know how long face-to-face classes are going to be cancelled for. We will contact you offering Skype video antenatal classes if they become available. Please remember to book a space for your partner too.

    2020 dates for our evening classes (Word 40Kb).

  • Saturday antenatal classes

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    You can still book on the Eventbrite website for day, evening and Saturday antenatal classes. We do not know how long face-to-face classes are going to be cancelled for. We will contact you offering Skype video antenatal classes if they become available. Please remember to book a space for your partner too.

    2020 dates for our evening classes (Word 42Kb).

  • Birth interventions workshops

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

  • Talk on pain relief by one of our anaesthetists

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

  • Home birth workshop

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

  • Physiotherapy antenatal class (for women only)

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    Alternate Mondays from 5.30-7pm. The class is held within the physiotherapy department at St Thomas' Hospital.

    Please bring your antenatal book. Ideal time to attend is between 12 and 30 weeks of your pregnancy.

    A physiotherapist runs the workshop and offers advice about:

    • safe exercise in pregnancy
    • pelvic floor muscle exercises
    • care of your back and pelvis
    • returning to fitness after birth
    • optimal foetal positioning and perineal massage.

    To book, please email antenatalphysiotherapyclass@gstt.nhs.uk for further information or call 020 7188 5084.

  • Aqua aerobics

    These classes are temporarily cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Other resources

Pregnancy information on the NHS website.

 

How to find us

St Thomas' Hospital
Antenatal clinic
8th floor, North Wing
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

Email: antenataleducation
@gstt.nhs.uk

Map to antenatal clinic (PDF 1Mb).

Coronavirus

Please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) update page for more information.