“Integrated Model of Care for Fathers in the Perinatal Period” – how collaborations of great organisations and great leaders can impact system change!
Evidence shows that as users or potential users of health and social services, fathers often have poor experiences. 

Thomas Docking is the Qld President at CAPEA / CEO Dads Group / Founder Man With A Pram / Father of the Year Sunshine Coast Queensland.

CAPEA is going green!

After surveying our members; we have decided to Go Green at CAPEA and discontinue the printed journal for members due to increasing costs of printing and postage and our commitment to becoming more environmentally friendly.

You can access the journal directly from the members area.

Want to teach?

Learn about the various pathways to follow your dream and passion to become a childbirth educator, or birth and parenting educator.

National Standards

Our Standards guide and encourage parenting and childbirth educators to commit to ongoing improvement in their own practice.

Educator resources

Find unbiased, reliable information to support childbirth and parenting educators in their research for professional development.

Expecting soon?

Congratulations! We have put together some trusted resources to help guide you through the parenting education options.

Childbirth And Parenting Educators of Australia, Inc. (CAPEA)

We are a voluntary, professional association supporting Australian Childbirth and Parenting Educators from diverse backgrounds as they strive to provide high quality, accessible and responsive education to women and their families during pregnancy and early parenthood.

Our members are from a diverse range of backgrounds across Australia, including but not limited to: midwives, child and family health nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, independent educators, doulas, social workers, psychologists, yoga, calmbirth® and hypnobirth practitioners and general practitioners.

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COVID-19 interruptions

COVID-19 restrictions have presented many challenges to educators and expectant parents. The good news is that many innovations are helping to overcome the barriers. See our COVID-19 message to educators and expectant parents.

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