Dhanggan Gudjagang Antenatal & Postnatal Groups

Yerin welcomes Aboriginal mums, dads, carers and families of Aboriginal gudjagangs to attend our Antenatal and Postnatal groups.

Antenatal Group

For bookings please call 0434 100 656.

This group explores topics including pregnancy, labour and birth, caring for your baby, how to stay healthy in pregnancy, self-care for you, your baby and family, options for pain relief during labour, normal birth, breastfeeding, where to have your baby, cultural care: connecting with your mob, and emotional and spiritual connection with your baby.

Group Meetings – Thursdays 9:30am – 11:30am
  • February 11, 18 & 25
  • March 4, 11 & 18

Postnatal Group: 0 – 6 Months

For bookings please call 0434 678 882.

This group explores topics including yarning: birth stories, care for gudjagangs (babies), settling techniques, breastfeeding: The Thompson Method, siblings & gudjagangs, baby massage, self-care Dhanggans (mothers), cultural care: connecting with your mob, emotional & spiritual connection with baby, and ceremony: cultural lore & wisdom.

Group Meeting – Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • February 16 & 23
  • March 2, 9, 16 & 23