Classes

Where, When, Fee Prenatal classes will be held on the North Shore, on some Saturday mornings from 9:30 am. to 12:30 pm, and some Saturday or Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 pm.  Breastfeeding and Baby Care classes will be held on some weekday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. There is only one prenatal class.  A Breastfeeding and Baby Care class can be attended to complement the prenatal class or by itself. Cost for the “Prenatal in a Nutshell” is $120 per couple.  Cost for the Breastfeeding and Baby Care class is $75 per expectant mom (or couple).

Content

For “Prenatal in a Nutshell”:

  • Body changes in late pregnancy
  • Warning signs associated with preterm labour and high-risk pregnancy
  • Signs of labour
  • When to go to the hospital
  • The birth process
  • Breathing, positioning and comfort measures
  • Role of your support person
  • Medical interventions
  • What to expect after your birth

CONTENT for “Breastfeeding and Baby Care”: *Physiology of Breastfeeding *Breastfeeding Positions *What to expect with breastfeeding *Tips to increase your breastfeeding success *Physical and emotional changes after the birth *Normal newborn appearance and behaviour *Why babies cry and how you can help .

Dates

Prenatal in a Nutshell Workshops

 Saturdays/Sundays- 2 to 5 pm

Please let me know if you would like to be added to a waitlist for any of these classes.  If I have 2 or more couples on a waitlist, I will try to schedule additional dates.

  • Sunday, September 19 (2-5 pm)
  • Sunday, September 26 (2-5 pm)
  • Saturday, October 2 (2-5 pm)- sorry, FULL
  • Sunday, November 7 (2-5 pm)
  • Sunday, November 14 (2-5 pm)- sorry, FULL
  • Sunday, November 28 (2-5 pm)
  • Sunday, December 12 (2-5 pm)
  • Sunday, December 19 (2-5 pm)

Breastfeeding and Baby Care Classes -Weekday evenings – 7:30 to 9:30 pm

Please let me know if you would like to attend this class, as I will be adding other dates if there is sufficient interest.

  • Friday, September 17
  • Friday, October 1
  • Friday, November 12
  • Friday, December 10