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Childbirth Educators
Professional Forum

The Childbirth Educators Professional Forum is the national professional body for childbirth educators in South Africa. Our aim is to improve the standard of education of childbirth educators in private practice so pregnant moms and dads can receive evidence based information about their pregnancy, birth and parenting experiences.


We achieve this by

  • Running professional educational Roadshows three time a year – January, May and September in

    • Port Elizabeth

    • Cape Town

    • Durban

    • Johannesburg

    • Online on the Zoom platform

  • Publishing the Professional Forum Magazine three times a year – March, July and November and so disseminating researched information about the pregnancy, birth and parenting environments.

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Our Mission Is to Empower


Professional Modules


Industry Leading Mentors


joint years of experience


of pregnant mms and dads lives already touched

Our aim is to keep educators updated on evidence based birth, so pregnant moms and dads can make informed decisions along their pregnancy and parenting journeys.

That any professional wearing a Hand to Hand badge can be trusted to give great education with empathy and understanding so they can enrich their clients experiences.

Our Core Values

We practice what we preach


we strive to live and run the courses with integrity


we strive to be accountable to our students and our team


we strive to work and teach evidence based medicine


we strive to give of our best to our students


we strive to be and stay a passionate team with motivation and energy

We Work With the Very Best

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