Prenatal Class

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In our free prenatal class series, you will receive information about:

Our prenatal class series is focused on the health of you, your baby, and your family. You will have the opportunity to connect with other expectant families in our relaxed and interactive class setting. You are encouraged to attend with your partner and/or support person. 

Topics Covered in the Prenatal Class Series


Class #1: Healthy Lifestyle During Pregnancy/ Labour & Birth

  • Coping with changes and discomforts
  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Preterm labour, comfort strategies and partner's role
  • Medical Interventions



Class #2: Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding
  • Positioning and latching
  • Hunger signs and feeding patterns
  • Meeting your baby's feeding needs
  • Breastfeeding supports
  • Introducing solid foods
  • Reducing exposures to risks during pregnancy



Class #3: Postpartum/Newborn Care

  • Self-care
  • Postpartum Mood Disorder
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Newborn appearance
  • Infant cues
  • Safe Sleep
  • Car Seat Safety


How to Sign-up

To register for prenatal classes or for more information, please give us a call at 705-474-1400 or toll free 1-800-563-2808 ext 5285.

For more information or to ask a nurse a question regarding your pregnancy please contact us by email or by calling the Health Unit.

North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak St W. 705.474.1400
8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday

70 Joseph Street Unit #302 705.746.5801
8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday

17 Copeland Street 1.800.563.2808
By Appointment Only