Prenatal Class

$75.00$200.00

Class 1: Comfort Measures, Labour Support and Birth 101

Class dates include: Nov 10, Dec 1  (classes run 7pm-9pm Eastern Time)


Class 2: Medications,Interventions and Informed Decision

Class dates include: Oct 20th, Nov 17th, Dec 8 (classes run 7pm-9pm Eastern Time)


Class 3: Preparing for Postpartum, Baby care, and feeding baby

Class dates include: October 30th, Nov 27th, Dec 18th (classes run 9am-12pm Eastern Time)

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Class 1: Comfort Measures, Labour Support and Birth 101

Class dates include: Nov 10, Dec 1  (classes run 7pm-9pm Eastern Time)

  • Late pregnancy health and wellness (nutrition, exercise) and anatomy
  • Physical and emotional aspects of labour and birth
  • Coping strategies and comfort measures (including: positioning to facilitate the normal progress of labor and birth, massage techniques to ease the pain of labour and enhance relaxation, understanding the use of heat, cold, pressure and hydrotherapy)
  • Relaxation skills for use during labour and after pregnancy to relieve stress
  • Understanding the importance and role of support and the impact on the childbirth experience

Class 2: Medications,Interventions and Informed Decision

Class dates include: Oct 20th, Nov 17th, Dec 8 (classes run 7pm-9pm Eastern Time)

  • Awareness and informed decision-making, navigating when plans change
  • Communication skills for the pregnant person with their partner and the members of her health care team
  • Medications and medical interventions (what will be available to you at the hospital you are choosing)
  • Inductions
  • Cesarean

Class 3: Preparing for Postpartum, Baby care, and feeding baby

Class dates include: October 30th , Nov 27th , Dec 18th (classes run 9am-12pm Eastern Time)

  • Baby Care basics (Bathing, clothing, diapering options)
  • Soothing and comforting your baby
  • Normal newborn behaviours
  • How to help your baby sleep longer
  • Breastfeeding basics. Feeding cues, patterns, and what to expect in the first month
  • Get organized – tips for a stress free month after baby arrives
  • Relationship tips and tricks – communication and expectations
  • It takes a Village – Support options and why its important to have help
  • Baby wearing – benefits

When COVID19 is over, in-person classes will resume. Private classes available in-person if preferred (pending COVID restriction status).

Additional information

Class Type & Date

Comfort Measures Nov 10, Comfort Measures Dec 1, Medications & Interventions: Oct 20, Medications & Interventions: Nov 17, Medications & Interventions: Dec 8, Baby Care: Oct 30, Baby Care: Nov 27, Baby Care: Dec 18, Bundle (all 3): Oct 2021, Bundle (all 3): Nov 2021, Bundle (all 3) Dec 2021