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News • 11 February 2021

P2P program for members expecting or planning a baby

Union Health's P 2 P Pregnancy to Parenthood comprehensive program provides you with all the knowledge and skills you need to enjoy a healthy pregnancy, positive labour & birth and feeding success. 
Your guide to a healthy pregnancy and birth is personalised to your babies’ due date so you get the most value from the 12 month program. P2P gives you personal phone consultations, emotional health and wellbeing support and a lovely gift to enjoy with baby.  

What’s included in the P2P program from Union Health? 

12 months exclusive access to premium resources on Nourish’s online learning hub

We teamed up with Nourish Baby, who are the only provider of online antenatal online course with an Australian Council of Healthcare Services (ACHS) EQuIP6 accredited organisation. On the learning hub you with find the most comprehensive and engaging online antenatal class in the county. . This includes over 6 hours of in-depth video tutorials, audio podcasts, eBooks and articles. Topics include:

  • Pregnancy health

  • Positive labour and birth 

  • Feeding 

  • Sleep and settling 

  • Infant and toddler care

  • Parenting and Relationships

  • Ante and postnatal fitness 

A gift pack for 

  • The AROMABABY skincare pack includes AROMABABY Barrier Balm™ and Mother & Child Oil. Barrier Balm (25gm) – AROMABABY Barrier Balm™ is a natural and organic solution to soothe nappy rash, cradle cap and other dry skin. Mother & Child Oil (100ml) is an ideal first massage oil for your baby. Fragrance and essential-oil free, it’s also suitable for women during and after pregnancy. 

Two 20-minute Safe Sleep Space telephone consultations

  • Safe Sleep Space consultants specialise in early parenting matters and are qualified maternal and child health nurses, midwives and early childhood professionals. They are able to guide you on a range of topics designed to enhance your parenting experience. 

Confidential emotional health screening with iCOPE

  • Complete an emotional health and wellbeing assessment to identify whether you may be at risk of experiencing depression or anxiety during pregnancy or following birth, and the likelihood that you may be experiencing these conditions currently. Your confidential report is delivered via email or SMS and connects you to further information and local support services.

To assist people from multicultural communities the video content within Nourish Baby is also delivered in separate modules with Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese subtitles and with English subtitles for the hearing impaired.

What will I learn? 

You will gain a tremendous amount of knowledge from your guide to a positive labour and birth. On the learning hub you’ll find a range of options and choices for antenatal care and;

  • Understand the changes happening to you and your baby. 

  • How to provide the best possible environment for your developing baby through nutrition, exercise and emotional wellbeing.

  • Understand potential side effects or complications and how to manage them. 

  • How to prepare physically and emotionally for labour, birth and parenthood. 

This comprehensive and engaging antenatal online class can be completed at your own pace and covers;

  • How to prepare for labour and birth. 

  • Signs, symptoms and stages of labour. 

  • Options for managing pain. 

  • Common birth complications and interventions, including caesarean birth. 

  • How to care for your newborn, including safe sleeping recommendations.

  •  Understand the recovery process after birth - physically and emotionally, including postpartum exercise guidelines. 

  • How to nurture your emotional wellbeing. 

  • Tips for adjusting to parenthood, including how to stay connected with your partner.

  • Real parents sharing their experience of labour and birth.

Who can access the program?

P2P is available to members with any hospital cover that includes pregnancy combined with either Comprehensive Extras or Family Extras who have served the 6-month waiting period. It’s also available on our closed Gold Ultimate Choice and Gold Easy Choice covers. There’s no hospital excess to pay and participation in this program won’t affect your benefits or limits.

Privacy Information

Once registered with P2P, all correspondence will be via Nourish Baby/Safe Sleep Space. Your information provided to Nourish Baby/Safe Sleep Space will be kept confidential and is not disclosed to Union Health. It will only be used to provide you with the program. You can view the Nourish Baby Privacy Policy here and the Safe Sleep Space Privacy Policy here.

Contact Union Health on 1300 661 283 for more information. 


11 February 2021