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Dates and locations

Below are a series of dates for our courses. Please note, we are in a period of transition, whether courses are offline or online, depends on the city they are taking place in. As the vaccination process proceeds we will update this information further. However, we have kept one online course for participants who live outside of the cities we serve, or who wish to prepare for the occasion of giving birth in the Netherlands in English.

Our trainers suggest that in order to take part in the course you need to be in your third trimester, at least  26 weeks pregnant – please keep this in mind, and register on-time to avoid disappointment. The costs of the ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Course are €265 for the intensive one-day course (the online version takes place over two days), and €295 for the 4 or 5 evening extensive weekday course. In both cases, the price is for a couple or a single mother-to-be. A receipt is issued upon payment.

[04 June 2021] For courses scheduled as of 1 August 2021 our fees are increasing. New fees will be: €295 for the intensive and €325 for the extensive. Kindly make note of this when making your payment. Fees include 21% VAT.

 

The Hague – courses offered by Meida van Baal, Nina Bogerd and Ria Wiertz

ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses in The Hague take place online until end of July. As of August courses will be face-to-face again at ‘The Estate’ of Zein Child Care at Jozef Israelsplein 36 2596 AV Den Haag.

Evening courses are from 18:45-21:00, over five days (weekly) and the one-day course will take place over two days when online, and one day when offline, details to be shared. 

Intensive Course dates 2021:

  • June 19, 20 2021 (online – 2 days)
  • July 24, 25 2021 (online – 2 days)
  • August 29 2021 (offline – 1 day)
  • September 19 2021 (offline – 1 day)
  • October 24 2021 (offline – 1 day)
  • November 21 2021 (offline – 1 day)
  • December 12 2021 (offline – 1 day)

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Wednesdays 18:45-21:00)

  • June 30 and July 07, 14, 21, 28  2021 (online)
  • August 04, 11, 18, 25 and September 01 2021 (offline)
  • September 08, 15, 22, 29 and October 06 2021 (offline)
  • October 13, 20, 27  and November 03, 10 2021 (offline)
  • November 17, 24 and December 01, 08, 15 2021 (offline)

Amsterdam – course offered by Truus Gale

In Amsterdam our extensive ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Course takes place at – De Boezemvriend,  Overtoom 205, 1054 HT Amsterdam.

Monday and Tuesday evening series are available. Courses take place from 19:00-21:00.

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Mondays) offline:

  • June 28, July 05, 12, 19, 26 (fully booked)
  • August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13 (fully booked )
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1 (limited availability)
  • November 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Mondays) offline:

  • June 28, July 05, 12, 19, 26 (fully booked)
  • August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13 (fully booked)
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1 (limited availability)
  • November 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13

Extensive Course dates 2022 (Mondays) offline:

  • January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7
  • February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21
  • April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9
  • May 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20
  • July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1
  • August 15, 22, 29, September 5, 12

Extensive Course dates 2022 (Tuesdays) offline:

  • January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8
  • February 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22
  • April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10
  • May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21
  • July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2
  • August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13

Rotterdam – course offered by Ria Wiertz

ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses in Rotterdam take place online as well as offline. Check dates carefully. The Offline Courses takes place at Verloskundig Centrum Bergweg, Bergweg 136, 3036 BJ Rotterdam.

Intensive Course dates 2021:

  • June 12, 13 2021 (online)
  • July 17 2021 (offline)
  • August 21 2021 (offline)
  • September 25 2021 (offline)
  • October 23 2021 (offline)
  • November 20 2021 (offline)
  • December 18 2021 (offline)

Utrecht – course offered by Chitra Natarajan

In Utrecht the location for our ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses is Praktijk Dom, Amsterdamsestraatweg 128-134 3513 AL. Classes take place between 19:30-22:00.

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Fridays):

  • August 27, September 3, 10, 17 (fully booked – offline)
  • September 24, October 1, 8, 15 (limited availability – offline)
  • October 29, November 5, 19, 26 (offline)

Online – course offered by Ria Wiertz

Following our experiences during the covid-19 period, we decided, for parents who are being cautious or for those not living in the areas where we offer our courses, to offer them online. An opportunity to learn more about giving birth in the Netherlands, in English. Includes tips for preparing in your geographic areas as well.

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Wednesdays 18:45-21:00)

  • July 07, 14, 21, 28  2021
  • October 06, 13, 20, 27  2021

Intensive Course dates 2021 (14:00-17:00):

  • July 10, 11 2021
  • September 11, 12 2021 
  • November 13, 14 2021