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    Default Free Antenatal Classes Brisbane?

    Does anyone know of any free antenatal classes in Brisbane?
    My friend who had a baby 2 years ago said that she did hers at the mater and didn't pay however when I went to book at mater they told me it is $250 and that it might be claimable on private health. and my private health only rebates $20 per class!
    We're really trying to cut costs so if I can't find a free one then I guess I'll just have to give it a miss entirely

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    Default Free Antenatal Classes Brisbane?

    Mine are free at redcliffe

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    Default Re: Free Antenatal Classes Brisbane?

    Mine were free at NWPH, but that was a few years ago and you had to be a patient of a NW ob.

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    i'm going to mater private.. apparently if you have bupa it was totally covered but i'm not thanks for suggestions but redcliffe is to far we live near the city..

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    Your friend may have been a public patient. Can you find out if you are able to attend the public classes?

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    she was a private patient but because she had bupa cover apparently they cover the whole fee. so lucky her but I'll look into public..
    I stupidly went into being a private patient due to having insurance (which i thought would actually cover something) and because my parents pressured me when we are in big financial troubles so everything has been really expensive :s

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    Quote Originally Posted by Missmiss View Post
    she was a private patient but because she had bupa cover apparently they cover the whole fee. so lucky her but I'll look into public..
    I stupidly went into being a private patient due to having insurance (which i thought would actually cover something) and because my parents pressured me when we are in big financial troubles so everything has been really expensive :s
    Sucks doesn't it. We pay so much in premiums but because of the preg planning and management fee we will probably have to go public, if we manage to get pregnant again.

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    Yeh I wish I had known what I was doing and hadn't listened to my parents. I will go public next time (unless we get rich )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Missmiss View Post
    Yeh I wish I had known what I was doing and hadn't listened to my parents. I will go public next time (unless we get rich )
    how many weeks are you? you can still probably go public.. im assuming.. i don't see why you can't? i've heard of people changing over before.

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    i'm 18 weeks now. i probably can but I figure I've come so far now that i'll just go the whole way private but next time I will do it differently.. plus next time i'll know what to expect so it will be a different story..


 

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