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Dates and locations

Below are a series of dates for our courses, which are currently offered as online only events. Until changes are announced by the government of course, all are open to anyone living anywhere – since they are online. What will differ is detailed information about birth services in each city – but, rest assured, the overall content of our courses are of benefit to all internationals regardless of where they live. Our Trainers are also able to guide participants in what to look for, ask about when looking at local services. So, choose a city, or a date, for your course below.

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.

[05 March 2021] COVID-19 period: Due to current situation our courses for all locations  have been moved to a virtual platform. Subject to Government guidelines this will be continually reviewed from our end.

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

ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses in The Hague take place online

The intensive one-day courses take place over two days and the Wednesday evening series over 5 days. Evening courses are from 18:45-21:00 and the one-day course will take place over two days, details to be shared. 

Intensive Course dates 2021: (takes place over two days until further notice):

  • May 22, 23 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • June 19, 20 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • July 24, 25 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • August 28, 29 2021 (subject to government guidelines)

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

  • April 21, 28 and May 05, 12, 19  2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • June 30 and July 07, 14, 21, 28  2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • May 26 and June 02, 09, 16, 23  2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • August 04, 11, 18, 25 and September 01 2021 (subject to government guidelines)

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 (subject to government guidelines). Courses take place from 19:00-21:00.

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Mondays):

  • May 17, 24, 31 and June 07, 14 (fully booked)
  • June 28 and July 05, 12, 19, 26 (fully booked)
  • August 16, 23, 30 and September 6, 13 (subject to government guidelines)
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1 (subject to government guidelines)
  • November 15, 22, 29 and December 6, 13 (subject to government guidelines)

Extensive Course dates 2021 (Tuesdays):

  • May 18, 25 and June 01, 08, 15 (fully booked)
  • June 29 and July 06, 13, 20, 27 (fully booked)
  • August 16, 23, 30 and September 6, 13 (subject to government guidelines)
  • October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2 (subject to government guidelines)
  • November 16, 23, 30 and December 7, 14 (subject to government guidelines)

Rotterdam – course offered by Ria Wiertz

ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses in Rotterdam take place online.  Currently both intensive as well as Wednesday evening extensive series (of 4) are available. Evening courses are from 18:45-21:00 and the intensive course will take place over two days. Timing to be communicated to registrants.

Intensive Course dates 2021 (takes place over two days until further notice):

  • May 15, 16 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • June 12, 13 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • July 10, 11 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • July 17, 18 2021 (subject to government guidelines)
  • September 11, 12 2021 (subject to government guidelines)

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

The Rotterdam Extensive Childbirth Preparation Courses is exclusively Online.

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

Utrecht – course offered by Chitra Natarajan

In Utrecht our ACCESS Childbirth Preparation Courses take place online from 19:30-22:00.

Extensive Course dates 2021:

  • May 21, 28 and June 04, 11 (subject to government guidelines)
  • August 27 and September 3, 10, 17 (subject to government guidelines)
  • September 24 and October 1, 8, 15 (subject to government guidelines)
  • October 29 and November 5, 19, 26 (subject to government guidelines)

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

  • June 26, 27  2021 (subject to government guidelines)