Antenatal Classes

Mediclinic Al Jowhara Hospital runs an exclusive FREE programme of antenatal classes for parents who have registered for the Mediclinic Baby programme, and whose babies will be born at the hospital. This programme runs on dedicated Fridays*.

Subjects covered include:

Preparation for birth

What to bring to hospital

When to come to hospital

Birth plan

Labour and birthing

Induction of labour

Pain management

Breathing and relaxation

Birth (include Video) birthing positions

Obstetric Interventions (C/section, Vacuum,episiotomy)

Interactive stations

Postnatal (baby bathing, changing nappy, baby massage)


Neonatal resuscitation and baby safety (SIDS)

Also included is a tour of the labour and maternity units as well as a Q&A session.

To attend your free antenatal class please register online at

Upon registration our team will call you to discuss available dates. Due to space constraints, the slots are given on a first come first serve basis. It is advisable to register yourself for antenatal class starting at 24 weeks of pregnancy.

*Subject to change depending on availability. Upon registration our midwives will advise on the available Friday