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Antenatal classes

Our maternity unit at Hôpital de La Tour offers antenatal classes to support you as much as possible on your pregnancy journey. We cover a wide range of topics, from giving birth and what to expect during labour and delivery, to looking after yourself and your newborn baby. Our classes also include physical exercise sessions and a tour of our maternity unit.

Who can attend? Who will run the classes?

Who can attend?

All mothers-to-be (whether you have chosen to have your baby at Hôpital de La Tour or at another facility) and partners.

Who will run the classes?

These classes are delivered by highly-experienced midwives from our maternity unit.

Dates and times

Classes in French

Classes take place on the same evening every week for six weeks or over a full weekend. Please see the two different options below.

  • Weekday evenings: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 7.15 p.m. to 9.15 p.m.
  • Weekend: Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Classes in English

Classes take place on the same evening every week for five weeks or over a full weekend. Please see the two different options below.

  • Weekday evenings: Thursday from 7.15 p.m. to 9.15 p.m.
  • Weekend: Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Price

In French: 360 CHF (60 CHF per session).

In English:  300 CHF (60 CHF per session).

 

In Switzerland, basic health insurance covers up to 150 CHF of the total cost of classes run by the facility where you had your baby. Please contact your supplemental insurance provider for information about coverage and additional reimbursement.

Registration

Telephone: +41 (0)22 719 66 39

Please leave your contact details on our answering machine and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Venue

Hôpital de La Tour
Ground floor, Building B2
Meeting room

Further information

We recommend that you register for antenatal classes at 25 weeks pregnant and start no later than 30 weeks into your pregnancy.

If, for any reason, you are unable to attend the classes,
please let us know at least 24 hours in advance.

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