NB! Pre-recorded family education lectures are available on Coursy website. More information >>



Sõle 23, entrance from the door of the Women’s Clinic

Telephone: +372 666 5588, +372 5348 1964


Mon-Fri 9 am to 8 pm


Registering for classes


One class in English lasts for 1,5h
Price list
You can pay for the classes at the Women’s clinic reception desk;
give the receipt or card to the instructor.

Before giving birth, come and listen to various lectures delivered by specialists from the Maternity Hospital. Take part in yoga conversation groups to receive information about pregnancy, birth, your health and your child and also become acquainted with the Maternity Hospital.

Family Education classes take place in the auditorium on the ground floor or in the auditorium on the 1st floor of the Women’s Clinic (entrance from the door “Naistenõuandla”).
Ask for an information leaflet about the classes from your midwife or doctor, or at the reception desk.

We offer Family Education classes in English every other month on the following subjects:
Topics include: Prenatal signs; When you should come to the Maternity Hospital and what to bring with you; Cervical dilation, the birth of the baby and a film about the birth process; Amniotic fluid, the placenta and birthing positions.
The support person’s role during giving birth
We will discuss how the support person can help a woman in labour. We will learn how to breathe during labour, and will practice massage techniques that help to alleviate labour pains. We will also learn how to calm down a woman in labour with the help of stroking, and will watch a film about how a support person helps in the delivery room. We advise you to dress comfortably and to take part in the exercises.
Breast milk and breastfeeding
We will practice correct breastfeeding positions and techniques, and will watch a film about breastfeeding. We will also discuss: What you can do to increase your supply of milk; How to help yourself in cases of sore nipples, milk stasis and mastitis.
Taking care of a baby
Topics include: How baby senses the world (sees, hears, smells); Every day care, holding and carrying the baby; Sleeping patterns, coping with baby’s cry; Communicating with the baby, supporting their development.
Introducing Pelgulinna Maternity Hospital (free of charge)
You will be introduced to different rooms and facilities in the maternity hospital through videos and photos.



You can register for the classes via website by choosing tab „LOENGUD (est)“. The classes in English are marked in pink color in the timetable. For registration, please sign up for website. If you need help when registering, please contact our administrator in the family center +372 666 5588.
The website for registering for the classes only allows one booking per day. If you want to attend two lectures on the same day, please write to or call the family center administrator at 666 5588 and we will help you make another booking.
You can ask for more information about family education classes from your midwife at the Maternity Hospital. Every month on the 20th day, the timetable for the next month classes will be open and you can start registering for the classes.
The price of the class for one person is 12€, the price when coming with a partner is 20€.
If the time of the class fixed in the timetable does not suit you, it is possible to order a private class for 50€. In order to do that, please contact